Labour Union

  • Maruti lockout may hit contract workers of suppliers July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Contract labourers working in factories of component suppliers to Maruti Suzuki could bear the brunt of the lockout at the Manesar plant of India's largest carmaker. Working on wafer thin margins amid stiff competition, many of the component suppliers which have been already feeling...
  • Two more arrested in Maruti-Suzuki violence case July 25, 2012

    Gurgaon: Two more workers were on Wednesday arrested in connection with last week's violence in Maruti-Suzuki's Manesar plant, police said. The arrested were identified as Harminder, who hails from Chandigarh, and Pradeep from Rewari. Police, however, did not disclose from where they were nabbed. With this, a total of 99...
  • Auto companies come out in support of Maruti July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Support is pouring in for the Maruti management with employees and heads of Honda Motors and two other companies planning a protest on Wednesday to condemn last week's violence at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant. Maruti has claimed that the unrest was not a labour issue but a criminal...
  • Maruti may opt for CISF cover for Manesar plant July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Shaken by the violent attack on its executives and rioting at its Manesar plant, Maruti Suzuki is toying with the idea of opting for additional security for its employees and production facilities. Sources say the company may opt for deployment of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) or a...
  • 'Slain Maruti official had offered to quit' July 24, 2012

    Gurgaon: Maruti human resource manager Awanish Kumar Dev, killed in violence at its Manesar plant in Haryana last week, had offered to quit six months back, said an official on Monday. "He may have foreseen the trouble ahead and that is why he resigned six months ago to join some other...
  • Does Maruti union have blood on their hands? July 23, 2012

    Villagers at Manesar have blamed migrant workers for the violent incident at Maruti plant. ...
  • Trade union strike total in Kerala February 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 24-hour strike called by 11 trade unions to protest against the government's "anti-labour" policies evoked total response in Kerala, with transport off the roads and all commercial and industrial units shut. Air and train services, however, operated as scheduled. "Everything is shut. Schools and colleges are closed. All banks...
  • Delhi Govt invokes ESMA in view of Tuesday's strike February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In view of Tuesday's nation-wide strike called by a number of trade unions, Delhi government on Monday clamped the Essential Services Maintenance Act on all power companies in the city to ensure that there is no disruption in electricity supply in the national Capital. "Delhi government has clamped ESMA...
  • WB govt, CPI-M cross swords over Tuesday's strike February 27, 2012

    Kolkata: Ahead of Tuesday's nationwide general strike called by 11 trade unions, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday warned of action, including break in service, in case state government employees failed to turn up for duty, as the CPI-M accused her government of "trying to break the strike...
  • Strike at Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant ends October 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The 14-day-long strike at Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar's plant was called off on Friday morning following a tripartite agreement between the management, workers and the Haryana Government. As part of the agreement, the management agreed to take back 64 permanent workers but another 30 will remain suspended. It...
  • Maruti deadlock: Workers pushed too hard? October 20, 2011

    Manesar: Sushil Kumar, 28, has been working with Maruti for the last 5 years. Its been difficult he admits, claiming that working conditions are not the best and salaries are deducted even for earned leave. Which is why, they had no option but to protest. Kumar said, "Maruti Worker Permanent workers...
  • Labour unions join Wall Street protests in US October 6, 2011

    New York: Anti-Wall Street protests continue to spread across the Unites States with several labour unions joining the movement, which is now in its third week. ...
  • Mix of clashes, rallies on May Day June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: May Day march across the world brought a mix of both clashes and peaceful rallies. Several hundred Palestinian workers undertook a march alongside Israel's separation barrier towards Qalandia checkpoint, near Ramallah, where they clashed with Israeli soldiers. Labour union workers also gathered in the main streets of Seoul...
  • HM suspends work at Uttarpara plant April 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Hindustan Motors has indefinitely suspended work at its factory in Uttarpara in West Bengal. A notice to this effect put up at the factory premises on Wednesday morning. The move follows a clash between the labour unions and the police on Tuesday, when the unions prevented the management...