Working Class Issues

Steel Workers Lauded for Magnificent Strike

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and the Steel Workers’ Federation of India (SWFI), in a statement issued on June 30, have congratulated and saluted the steel workers of the public sector steel industry for the massive united strike action. The strike was held protesting against the arrogant and humiliating stance of the management and the concerned ministry towards the legitimate rights and demands of the workers.

BJP’s Stimulus Package another Gimmick: CITU

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) expressed dismay over the Rs 6.28 lakh crore stimulus package announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and said that it is nothing but yet another gimmick to hoodwink the people. It said that the measures announced under the package would neither provide the much needed relief to the crores of people whose livelihoods have been devastated during the second wave of Covid-19 nor can the package help in reviving the economy.

CTUs Support 'Save Agriculture, Save Democracy' Day

THE joint platform of Central Trade Unions has declared observance of ‘Save Agriculture-Save Democracy Day’ on June 26. In a joint statement, the CTU’s noted that the farmers' agitation, led by Samyukta Kisan Morcha completed 200 days of continuous protest on June 14. They said that the farmers have occupied main highways leading into national capital Delhi, for their demands to repeal three farm laws, taking back the Electricity (Amendment) Ordnance, 2021, and legal guarantee for the MSP.

CITU Supports Indefinite Strike by KSRTC Workers

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions, in a statement issued on April 14, has extended full support to the ongoing strike by the state transport workers in Karnataka (KSRTC) demanding immediate settlement of their long-overdue wage revision. The workers and their unions made all efforts to resolve the issue through more than a year long persuasion with the concerned authorities and the state government.


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