Working Class Issues

CITU Extends Solidarity To The Indefinite Strike By Bsnl Employees And Officers From 3-12-2018

THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions, in a statement issued on November 28, has extended full support and solidarity to the programme of indefinite strike by all employees and officers from December 3, at the call of the All Unions and Associations of BSNL (AUAB) demanding allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL, wage revision for all which has fallen long overdue, revision of pension from January 1, 2017 and other demands.

Lawyers March to ‘Save Constitution’

LAWYERS of Delhi took out a march from Supreme Court to Parliament Street on November 26, on the slogan "save constitution" under the banner of Lawyers for Democracy. Various lawyers' organisations representing dalits, minorities, human rights and civil liberties and the All India Lawyers Union came together to celebrate the Constitution Day in a unique manner by taking out a march. Issues like save democracy, save democratic institutions, save secularism, stope mob lynching, stop attacks on dalits, stop attacks on minorities, ensure women's rights etc were highlighted.

Mid-day Meal Workers Protest the Neglect of BJP Govt

MORE than fifteen thousand mid-day meal workers assembled at Parliament Street in New Delhi on November 19, 2018 at the call of mid-day meal workers’ federations affiliated to the central trade unions.  Workers from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal shouted anti BJP-NDA-Modi slogans and demanded immediate increase in their remuneration.

Demonetisation is a Failure, Govt Should Admit

THE Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI), Tamil Nadu, has demanded that the government should openly accept that demonetisation is a failure and should compensate the families for loss of lives due to demonetisation.

The bank employees demanded that the government should compensate the banks and RBI for the expenses additionally incurred and create job opportunities to compensate the loss. It should also come out with a white paper on the ill effects of demonetisation and measures to rectify them.

All India Road Transport Workers’ Strike

THE All India Co-ordination Committee of Road Transport Workers’ Organisations has called upon road transport workers and owners of the country to go on strike on August 7, demanding withdrawal of draconian MV Act (Amendment) Bill 2017 that paves way for corporates into the core transport sector. The call was given at the meeting of motor transport workers and vehicle owners held at Thiruvananthapuram on July 14.


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