Tag: Protest

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

Meta’s contractual workers protest, seek fair contracts

With Meta, earlier Facebook, considering downsizing, many contract workers marched in protest at the Company’s headquarters. These unionised workers are seeking fair contracts. As per...

Chhattisgarh MLAs’ pay hike invites protests by state govt staff

The government employees of Chattisgarh have been on a strike since 25 July 2022. They have been protesting against the salary hike that has...

Ford India workers call off strike, factory operates on single shift

The workers at Ford India’s Chennai plant, who have been on strike since 30 May, demanding a better severance package, have called off the...

Norway workers’ strike will affect gas supplies

Offshore workers in Norway have been protesting seeking wage hikes from the government. Their strike is expected to adversely affect gas supplies to the...

Rolls-Royce workers reject £2,000 cash bonus

Thousands of Rolls-Royce employees have rejected the auto giant’s offer of £2000 cash benefit, citing that the money is far too less to enable...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

HCL waives off refund of advance variable payout after outgoing staff...

Early this month, 1400-odd outgoing employees of Indian tech multinational, HCL Technologies, approached Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) with a grievance. These employees were...

Strikes across India by disgruntled workers from different sectors

Amidst the raging pandemic, there seems to be no dearth of disgruntled workers calling strikes to get their demands fulfilled across India, from various...

MSRTC to hire retired drivers to replace striking drivers

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has released an advertisement seeking retired drivers up to the age of 62 years against a monthly...

Lakhs of public-sector bank employees strike to protest government’s disinvestment

Lakhs of employees of public-sector banks protested the Central government’s proposition of privatising banks operating in the space. The two-day strike, which started on...

SpiceJet engineering staff protest over salary issues

SpiceJet’s engineering staff are protesting at nine airports across the country — Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Cochin, Hyderabad, Patna and Pune — against...

NHM employees protest against Chandigarh UT administration over pay hike dispute

Around 500 employees of the National Health Mission in Chandigarh demonstrated a protest today to put forth their qualms related to increased pay to...

Government employees in Patiala protest against anti-employee recommendations

Punjab-UT Employees and Pensions Joint Front carried out a protest march in Patiala on July 30 against the 6th Pay Commission recommendations, which they...

AAI employees hold nationwide protest

Joint Forum of Unions and Association of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) have launched a protest against the AAI management as of July...

POSCO agrees to some demands, plant operations to resume

Work at the plant of South Korean steel company, POSCO, in Maharashtra, was disrupted by protestors who agitated outside the plant, asking for their...

Disgruntled civic body employees strike, in North and South India

More than 50, 000 employees of the North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (North MCD) have decided to go on an indefinite strike January 7...

IMA files petition in SC over non-payment of docs’ wages

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court, over non-payment of overdue wages to doctors working in hospitals under...

Kirloskar Electric employees call for strike over partial layoffs

The unions of Unit-1 (Govenahalli), Unit-7 (Tumkur) and Unit-15 (Budihyal) of Kirloskar Electric are protesting the partial layoff of workmen. Kirloskar Electric Company laid off...

Muthoot Finance management skip conciliation meeting, staff continue protest

The Muthoot Finance Employees Union (MFEU) staged a demonstration across Kerala in front of all the district offices, including the head office. This was...

Air India employees may go on a strike from 8th Jan

Earlier this week, all the recognised employee unions of Air India met to discuss whether they will take the NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal)...

Coca Cola workers show concerns over job security after change in...

Workers at the Varanasi and Dasna plant of Coca Cola in Uttar Pradesh are demanding job security from the Atlanta based beverage maker. They...

Muthoot dismisses 166 workers without any prior notice

In another spate of protests against the Company, the workers of the Muthoot Finance Group have been gathering in front of the Company’s head...

UberEats’ delivery partners go on indefinite strike; LPG cylinder deliverymen also...

UberEats is facing backlash from its delivery partners in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, for reducing wages and for blocking their accounts without any prior information. As...

TSRTC workers detained while trying to rejoin after 52 days of...

Around 48,000 employees of the Telangana State Road Transportation Corporation (TSRTC) assembled in front of their respective depots at 6 a.m. on 26 November,...

Workers’ protest at Honda plant enters 3rd week

About 2500 contractual workers have been agitating inside and outside the Manesar plant demanding fair compensation for those who have been asked to leave,...

Striking HAL women employees’ children refused crèche facility claim

The employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) who have been on a strike demanding wage revision among other things, have more complaints against the...

Bank employee unions to go on strike on 22 October

Banking operations are likely to be impacted next week when the bank employee unions go on strike on 22 October. The strike has been...

Employees of Muthoot Finance call off strike, resume duty

The staff of Muthoot Finance, a Kerala-based finance firm, called off a 52-day long agitation after discussions with the management in the presence of...

Indefinite strike by HAL staff seeking fair increments

Employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) are preparing to go on an indefinite strike starting 14 October, 2019. They are seeking fair salary revision....

Walmart employee calls for protest demanding a stop to the sale...

After the recent mass shootings in the US, Thomas Marshall, an employee of Walmart, posted two internal memos, which were widely circulated within the...

Pilots of cash-strapped Jet Airways to take a final call

Jet Airways’ pilots are expected to take a final call soon, if the cash-strapped Airline is unable to pay the partial salary that it...

Bank strike tomorrow and day after

A significant part of PSU bank staff is expected to go on a strike for two days on January 8-9 to show their support...

AAI employees likely to go on mass leave, disapprove of privatisation...

The staff of state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI), under the aegis of the AAI Employees Union has been protesting against the Government’s move...

Google employees stage walk-out in protest of sexual misconduct

Google employees across the world abandoned their desks at 11 a.m. on November 1, as a mark of protest at the manner in which...

Uttar Pradesh government employees to protest in 15 districts, demanding pay...

With the demand for pay hikes by government employees in Uttar Pradesh still to be met, the employees have decided to organise state-wide protests...

BMS to protest exploitation of contract labour on September 6

The Union is demanding withdrawal of fixed-term employment; equal pay for similar work; and amendment of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970

Over 900 workers at Bharat Forge protest against wage discrimination

The Company does not recognise their union, the Bharat Forge Karmachari Sangathna.

L&T InfoTech faces protest over cancellation of 1000 plus offer letters

L&T Infotech has cancelled the offer letters of around 1000 students who are now protesting the move along with Knowledge Professionals Forum.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Change of guard in Adani’s HR leadership

Jayant Kumar has taken charge as the new CHRO for ACC and Ambuja Cement, which is now part of the Adani Group of companies....

Employment basis false info can be terminated: SC

Employees who produce false information regarding their suitability for a job or get appointed basis their suppression of their past records or history, such...

78-day bonus for 11 lakh railway employees

For the twelfth year in succession, eligible employees of the Indian Railways will receive their productivity-linked bonus (PLB), which is equal to 78 days’...

Gratuity, leave encashment are components of salary: SC

According to the Supreme Court, gratuity and leave encashment are components of the salary. This ruling went against the argument of the advocate representing...

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