Tag: Strike

Amazon Black Friday strike: Workers protest across 40 countries, demand better...

Demanding fair pay and improved working conditions, Amazon workers are set to hold protests across 40 countries. With Black Friday known to be one...

WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

US rail union workers demand 15 days of paid sick leave

A strike by rail union workers so close to the holiday season will be quite a disaster for the US economy, but it looks...

AIBEA to strike on 19 Nov., banking services may get affected

In a regulatory filing on 7 November, Bank of Baroda said that the General Secretary of All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) has sent...

Britain’s postal workers’ union to avert disruptions due to strike

Leaders of the trade union, Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) representing postal workers in Britain who are on strike, were scheduled to meet executives from...

DU Teachers’ Association goes on strike

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) is on a strike demanding that the ad hoc teachers be absorbed. The ad-hoc faculty members fear that...

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...

“Revive daily/weekly incentive scheme”: Swiggy delivery personnel

Swiggy, the food aggregator has been witnessing protests by its dissatisfied delivery personnel. In Chennai, the delivery executives have been boycotting work seeking better remuneration. The...

Central Bank of India staff on 2-day strike

The transfer of 3,300 employees in violation of the Bipartite Settlement has led to the five unions of the Central Bank of India calling...

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...

Strikes and protests in India and the US

There seems to be no dearth of disgruntled employees, especially in the healthcare sector, not just in India but abroad too. In Kerala, doctors employed...

Lufthansa tries to avert pilot strike with wage deal

Lufthansa, the German airline, is facing a lot of challenges with its pilots threatening to go on strike yet again, even while the Airline...

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...

8-day strike at Britain’s biggest port

With over 1,900 workers at Felixstowe, Britain’s largest container port, going on an eight-day strike, massive disruptions are expected in the country’s supply chain. Hutchison...

After Bengaluru & Mumbai, Delhi Swiggy workers go on strike

Delivery personnel working for Swiggy, the online food and grocery ordering platform, have been going on strike across the metros. Earlier the Mumbai workers...

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...

58,000 employees of general insurance PSU sector will go on 2-day...

Since the pay revision for PSU employees working in the general Insurance sector has been pending for a long time, the General Insurance Employees...

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...

Rejoin duty or face consequences: MSRTC staff warned

A deadline has been set for the striking employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to rejoin duty. They have also been...

Chandigarh powermen union on strike to protest against privatisation of electricity...

Starting 22 February, the UT Powermen Union will go on strike to protest the privatisation of the electricity department. The employees have expressed fear...

NHM workers to go on three-day strike in Delhi

Healthcare service providers in Delhi employed at various mohalla clinics, government dispensaries and vaccination centres under the National Health Mission (NHM) have announced a...

Public-sector power staff call for nationwide strike on Feb. 23 and...

Around 15 lakh public-sector power employees plan to go on a two-day strike, from February 23 to 24, which would be observed across India....

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...

Over 500 cabin crew of Air India to go on indefinite...

The transition of Air India into a privately-held company is expected to see yet another hurdle from its workforce. The cabin crew union of...

J&K PDD staff strike results in power cuts

Jammu and Kashmir has experienced major power breakdown as a result of the indefinite strike by 20,000 employees of the Power Development Department (PDD)....

Resident doctors resume strike as their demands remain unfulfilled

Resident Doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia, Safdarjung and Lady Harding hospitals in Delhi have restarted their strike over delay in NEET-PG 2021 counselling. As...

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...

MSRTC strike into second month; 150 more suspended

After over 40 days of strike, another 150 employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) have been suspended. The services of two...

United Forum of Bank Unions calls for strike on Dec. 16-17

The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has called for a strike on December 16 and 17, in protest against the Centre’s move towards...

MSRTC staffers continue strike, despite announcement of pay hike

Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) Pune continue to strike and protest even though a pay hike has been announced by...

918 MSRTC employees have been suspended for joining the strike

The staff of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has been on strike for 13 days consecutively. All MSRTC depots remain shut, which...

MSRTC employees continue strike; demand corporation’s merger with state

A large chunk of the staff of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) continued to agitate, for the 11th successive day on November...

‘Will resolve salary issues by end of this month’: AP govt....

Recently, HRkatha reported that the state government employees of Andhra Pradesh were not happy with the way their salary-related issues were being handled. Yesterday,...

Rajasthan Roadways employees to go on strike on October 27

Pressing their demands for revisions in pay and policies for new recruitments, the employees of Rajasthan Roadways have announced that they will go on...

Andhra Pradesh government staff to go on strike if demands not...

The state government employees of Andhra Pradesh have threatened to go on strike in a phased manner, if no effort is made to get...

SpiceJet staff strike, demand resolution of salary issues

Some employees of SpiceJet went on strike today, at the Delhi airport, demanding resolution of issues pertaining to pay cuts and disbursement of salaries....

Manipur government staff cease work

The indefinite strike by the government employees in Manipur that began on August 17 is yet to come to an end. The Manipur Secretariat...

AIIMS Officers Association threatens to strike

The Officers Association of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) is threatening to go on strike by August end, if their demands...

Staff of Alitalia go on strike, cause flight cancellations

Employees of Alitalia called a strike causing at least a 100 flights to be cancelled in Italy. The Unions came out in support of...

Spanish bank to lay off over 6,452 instead of 8,291

Caixabank, which had initially planned to lay off about 8,291 earlier this year, agreed to reduce the number to 6,452 following discussions with unions...

Exxon workers threaten to extend strike, halt crude oil production

Employees at Exxon Mobil's oilfield in Doba, Chad, are threatening to continue their strike demanding a guarantee from Exxon that they would be paid...

Labour union at Samsung Display to go on strike starting June...

The union leaders of Samsung Display, a major South Korean display maker and part of the Samsung Group, will stage a union strike starting...

Bank staff fear job loss from privatisation, prepare to strike

With news of the Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank and Bank of Maharasthra reportedly being considered for privatisation, bank staff across the...

MP junior docs into 7th day of strike, demand hike in...

Junior doctors from six government medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike for a week now, demanding a hike in stipend and...

Renault-Nissan workers go on strike, Hyundai suspends operations

The workers at Renault-Nissan’s car plant in Tamil Nadu have refused to resume work and have gone on a strike as the employee union,...

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...

4-month strike at Toyota plant in Karnataka ends officially

The workers’ strike at Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) plant in Bidadi, Karnataka, which had been on for four months, has been called off officially....

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...

2-month lockout at Toyota Kirloskar Motor plant ends

Operations at the Bidadi plant of Toyota Kirloskar Motor have resumed after two months of agitation by the workers, which had forced a lockout....

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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EnKash rolls out special ‘Attitude Bonus’ for employees

EnKash, a business spend-management platform has rolled out an industry-first incentive programme called the ‘Attitude Bonus’. Through this special programme, EnKash will honour its...

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

The Union Labour Ministry has reportedly sent a notice to Amazon India seeking an explanation with regard to the retrenchment of employees without serving...

Elon Musk is looking at hiring engineers from India

Twitter has been hogging the limelight for some time now. First, for its controversial and long-draw acquisition by Elon Musk and then by the...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

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