Tag: Strike

Tata Steel workers in the UK vote in favour of strike

Members of Unite, the workers' union in Britain, have voted in favour of calling a strike against the closure of blast furnaces by Tata...

3,500 disgruntled contractual workers of PGI, Chandigarh call of strike

After reportedly multiple rounds of negotiation, the 3,500 contractual workers from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, who had gone on...

“Will pay you for extra working hours”: Vistara to striking pilots

Disgruntled pilots of Vistara who were protesting the revision of their contracts post the airline’s merger with Air India, have been promised payment for...

Strikes across the world by disgruntled employees

Striking cabin crew of Lufthansa, has disrupted operations and caused profits to dip. Under the aegis of the UFO Union, the cabin crew members of...

South Korea’s striking junior docs may lose medical licence

The Government of South Korea may actually cancel the medical licences of the thousands of junior doctors who are on strike. Why is the government...

Strikes and protests across the world

Resident doctors in Maharashtra are planning to begin an indefinite strike on 22 Februrary, 2024 if their demands are not met. About 8,000 resident...

Lufthansa ground staff to strike on 20 Feb.

Ground staff of Lufthansa, are readying for yet another strike on Tuesday, 20 February 2024. It hasn’t been long since the last strike by...

US, UK drivers of ride-sharing apps to strike on V-Day

Valentine’s Day this year will see many put to inconvenience in the US as drivers of ride-sharing platforms, Lyft and Uber will be on...

27-hour strike by Lufthansa ground staff, demanding increment

Germany airports witnessed several flight cancellations and disruptions when the ground staff of Lufthansa went on a day’s strike. The walkout was to draw...

Karnataka state employees to protest against anti-worker policies

Condemning the anti-employee policies implemented by both the Central and state governments, the Karnataka State Employees Association has declared its intention to stage a...

2.9 lakh Finnish workers strike against government

Around 2,90,000 workers in Finland went on strike for two days to oppose the government's plans for changes in labour laws and cuts to...

Kerala govt warns of pay deductions as staff prepares to strike

A faction of state government employees, backed by opposition employee unions, plans to go on strike to protest the delayed disbursement of dearness allowance...

Google faces backlash as layoffs affect 15,000 employees

Google's employees are clearly disgruntled and upset  because of its layoffs. Around 15,000 workers are affected, with 1,000 getting laid off last week. Google...

Transport workers temporarily suspend strike for Pongal

The State Transport Corporation employees' two-day-old indefinite strike in Tamil Nadu has been temporarily called off by the trade unions. The decision comes in...

CITU leaders in talks with Tamil Nadu Transport Minister as strikes...

On 8 January 2024, employees of the transport corporation throughout Tamil Nadu started a big strike, asking the government to listen to what they...

Restore old pension scheme: JFROPS

Central government staff, including employees of the Railways, Defence, Postal and State governments have started a four-day relay hunger fast across the country, demanding...

Anganwadi workers’ strike forces closure of 2,357 centres in Bihar’s Banka...

For more than two months, all 2,357 anganwadi centres in Banka district, Bihar, have been shut down. This closure follows the suspension of anganwadi...

Maharashtra government workers end strike as CM considers OPS

Government employees in Maharashtra have concluded their indefinite strike after Eknath Shinde, chief minister (CM), Maharashtra, assured them of considering the revival of the...

PSMSU strike extends to 6 December, affecting 50 departments

Since 8 November 2023, members of the Punjab State Ministerial Service Union (PSMSU) have been on strike, demanding the implementation of the old pension...

Hollywood studios make offer; attempt to end strike

After a short spell of silence, four studios — Warner Bros Discovery, NBC Universal, Disney and Netflix— are working to bring the strike to...

GM strikes deal with UAW; offers 25% hike in hourly pay

The strike by the United Auto Workers (UAW) union that had been on for almost two months has been suspended. While Stellantis and Ford...

Strikes in Patna, Pune demanding protection for gig workers

In Pune, various delivery personnel called a strike demanding protection for gig workers. Auto drivers as well as Ola, Uber and other cab drivers...

Mumbai Swiggy delivery team on indefinite strike, seek pay hike

The ‘Swiggy unit’ under Maharashtra’s workers’ union, Rashtriya Karamchari Sena, is on an indefinite strike. The delivery personnel working for the Bengaluru-based food-delivery aggregator...

While GM let go about 164 workers, Ford let go 330

General Motors is planning to let go 164 workers at its stamping plants in India, Ohio and Parma. However, as long as the assembly...

WAG strike ends today; deal includes 5% min. pay hike

The strike by writers that shook Hollywood and brought all production work to a halt for about 150 days, has come to an end....

WGA reaches tentative deal; 146-day strike nearing end

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the representatives of the studios and streamers have managed to strike a tentative deal or “an agreement...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...

Harness.io: Cultivating a talent powerhouse in the tech crucible

The tech scene, be it in India or San Francisco, is equally crucible, fiercely competitive and unforgiving. In both the landscapes, attracting and retaining...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...

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Harness.io: Cultivating a talent powerhouse in the tech crucible

The tech scene, be it in India or San Francisco, is equally crucible, fiercely competitive and unforgiving. In both the landscapes, attracting and retaining...

Special casual leave granted to J&K division employees

The general administration department of Jammu and Kashmir, has issued a notification approving three days of special casual leave for employees of the Jammu...

Non-compliance to return-to-office mandate results in lower pay hikes for TCS staff

The regular office goers have received better hikes at the tech multinational Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reportedly granted pay hikes to its employees based on...

Did Lufthansa incur huge losses due to strikes by staff?

Lufthansa Group apparently posted losses to the tune of €849 million in March 2024, whereas its losses in Q1 of 2023 were only €273...

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