Tag: protests

Negotiations fail, US railroad workers may strike post 29 September

Almost 5,000 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 19 have voted against the agreement negotiated by IAM leadership...

Agnipath recruitment scheme triggers protests across India

Ever since the Agnipath scheme was announced, protestors have been vandalising public and private property and indulging in violence in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar,...

Salary woes across India

Teachers of East Delhi municipal Corporation (EDMC) who have not received their salaries for the past five years, will hold a mega protest on...

HP gives restraining orders to stop staff from strikes & protests

Himachal Pradesh government has issued restraining orders to curb staff protests in the state, and has stated that state government employees found involved in...

Docs to anganwadi workers — strikes across India

Doctors at the Kerala Medical College Hospital will be on strike today, that is, March 3 in protest against the non-clearance of their dues....

Protest over pay cuts by SpiceJet loaders

Loaders employed with SpiceJet are protesting against salary cuts and have gone on strike at Mumbai airport. This is causing delays in baggage delivery....

PRC report leaked, employees unhappy with recommendations

The Pay Revision Commission (PRC) report, which happened to get leaked and ended up going viral, has led to protests being staged by the...

Infuriated state government staff declare indefinite strikes all across India

The electricity department employees of Puducherry have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Monday, January 11, 2021 to stage their agitation against...

25 cr workers to participate in nationwide trade unions’ strike today

The 10 central trade unions — including the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS),...

Indonesian Jobs Creation Law threatens labour rights say trade unions

Thousands of workers across Indonesia have been staging rallies against the Job Creation Law, which the trade unions feel go against labour rights and...

13,000 NDMC, EDMC teachers demand pending salaries, threaten indefinite strike

More than 13,000 teachers of the North and East Delhi Municipal Corporations are threatening to go on indefinite strike to protest against the non-payment...

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

‘No work, no pay’ imposed on agitating Uttarakhand govt. staff

On the 3 March, 2020, the Government gave an order to implement 'no work, no pay for employees' participating in the Uttarakhand General-OBC Employees...

Centre has no plans to fulfill ASHA workers’ demands

Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers have been protesting against the Government since last year, demanding better compensation and benefits. Not only are they...

LIC employee unions stage protest  

An hour-long protest was held by the employee unions of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) yesterday, to express their disapproval of the Government’s decision...

Amidst anti-CAA protests, MNCs advise employees to work from home

The protests and demonstrations against the controversial and much-debated Citizenship Amendment Act, have brought to halt normal life in many place. Many organisations had...

Government penalises PIB employee for tweet against police

An employee who worked in the social-media department, at the Press Information Bureau (PIB), was relieved of her duties for tweeting against the police...

BSNL staff call for hunger strike against imposed VRS

The employees of BSNL allege that they are being forced to opt for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) by the management, and literally being...

Google staff question company’s accountability and transparency

On 22 November, Friday, around 200 employees staged a protest against Google’s alleged attempts to silence the workforce. The American multinational technology company recently...

British Airways’ pilots go on strike

Frustrated pilots of British Airways have called a two-day strike beginning at midnight on 8 September, 2019, to protest against unsatisfactory pay and to...

Muthoot Finance staff go on indefinite strike

The employees’ union of gold financing company, Muthoot Finance, has started an indefinite strike demanding a basic salary hike. The employees are protesting against...

Employee activism is reaching serious levels

Sit-outs and protests amongst the labour class in the manufacturing units are not new to businesses. Through these protests the workers either raise their...

Employees stage protest against Ford India for terminating a co-worker

An employee, who was terminated for misconduct at Ford India’s plant at Sanand, Gujarat, happened to be a union leader too, and therefore, his...

Google employees seek meeting with Larry Page, CEO, Alphabet

Employees of Google are demanding that Larry Page, CEO, Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company, meet them and resolve their issues. The group of employees...

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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‘Employer cannot impose COVID-19 vaccination’: Delhi HC

Much to the relief of a government school lecturer, the Delhi High Court ruled that no employer can force an employee to get vaccinated...

Godrej announces plans to hire 800-1000 employees in 2023

Godrej Properties, a leading real estate developer, has announced plans to hire 800-1,000 employees in 2023 as part of its robust land acquisition pipeline....

Uber Freight to sack 3% of its workforce

Uber Freight announced on Tuesday that it will be cutting around 150 jobs, which is roughly 3 per cent of its total workforce. As...

Geetika Mehta is Ananta Capital’s new group CHRO

Ananta Capital has roped in Geetika Mehta as group chief human resource officer. An alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mehta began her HR journey with Mondelez...

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