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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...

Two 12-hour strikes by UK nurses disrupt health care system 

On January 18, 2023, a large number of nurses in the UK went on strike to protest for higher pay. This is the latest...

108 ambulance services remain crippled as employees strike

The emergency ambulance services provided by 108 remained crippled today following a strike by employees. The meeting between the employees and the Health Minister...

Power company unions in Maharashtra call of strike

Power company unions in the state of Maharashtra had announced a 72-hour strike to protest against the privatisation of three state-owned power companies. The strike,...

Pay hike for Lufthansa pilots

Lufthansa Airlines Group has finally announced a pay hike for its pilots after having experienced frequent strikes leading to flight disruptions. Entry-level pilots will...

Strikes across India

Employees of Jammu & Kashmir Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (J&K EPFO) at Jammu went on an indefinite strike demanding that the authorities protect their...

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...

Uttar Pradesh CM invokes ESMA, imposes 6-month ban on employee strikes

As Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly elections approach, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), 1981, which bans strikes for...

No dearth of strikes, disgruntled workers across India

While most of India is struggling to limp back to normalcy, there seems to be no dearth of strikes and protests, with many employees...

Lok Sabha passes Bill that bans strikes, lockouts, layoffs in units...

Lok Sabha has passed the Essential Defence Services Bill, which bans strikes, lockouts and layoffs in all establishments engaged in essential defence services. This comes...

Strikes across India by docs, nurses, transporters

About 5,000 nurses in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike. The High Court has condemned the strike calling it illegal, at a time when...

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....

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...

Labour Code 2020: No strikes or lockout without notice

Henceforth, as per the Industrial Relations Code, no employee or workers from an industrial establishment can go on strike without giving a 60-day notice...

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...

Assam government prohibits strikes by oil & gas sector employees for...

Keeping in mind the heavy violence in the state over the CAA Act, the Assam government has banned strikes for six months. From 31...

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...

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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