BANK STRIKE

  • PSU bank unions on twoday strike from Monday, services crippled February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Services in public sector banks across the country have been affected as their employee unions are on a twoday nationwide strike from Monday demanding higher salaries. Over 8 lakh employees in all PSU banks are on strike which has crippled most business and commercial activities across the country. ...
  • Private, public sector banks on strike on Tuesday December 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Around 700,000 employees and officers of the public sector, private sector and foreign banks will strike work all over India on Thursday, an official said in Mumbai on Monday. Work in 27 public sector banks, 12 old generation private sector banks and eight foreign banks shall come to a...
  • Bank ops remain disrupted on 2nd day of strike August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Normal operations in public sector banks, including cheque clearances and fund transfers, were on Thursday hampered for the second day because of the strike called by unions to protest against reforms in the sector and outsourcing of noncore services to private sector. "The strike is total success all over...
  • 10 lakh PSU bank employees on 2day strike August 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Bank employees in India began a twoday strike on Wednesday to protest against proposed reforms that would ease mergers and allow more private capital, including foreign investment, in the banking sector. The strike will involve about one million employees and affect 70,000 bank branches of staterun and some private and...
  • PSU banks to go on twoday strike from Wednesday August 21, 2012

    New Delhi/Mumbai: A section of the public sector banking employees will go on twoday allIndia strike from Wednesday to protest against financial sector reforms and outsourcing of jobs. Private sector banks and ATMs, however, will continue to work, Indian Banks Association (IBA) said, adding the impact of the twoday strike will...
  • Nationwide strike disrupts banking operations August 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Banking operations have been affected across the country on Friday with employees of public sector and old private sector banks going on a daylong strike to protest banking sector reforms. "About 10 lakh bank employees and officers working in public sector banks, old private...
  • Bank employees to go on panIndia strike on Aug 5 August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Bank employees and officers unions will go on nationwide strike on August 5 to protest against proposed banking sector reforms and wage related issues as conciliatory talks with the management has failed. "The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) met the financial services secretary as well as the IBA...
  • Bank employees across India go on strike December 16, 2009

    Kolkata: Around 4,50,000 bank employees of both public sector and private sector banks across the country went on a strike on Wednesday, paralysing banking services. They were opposing the merger and consolidation of public sector banks. "We are striking keeping the merger issue of the State Bank of Indore with the...
  • Bank staff plan strike, Centre calls for talks December 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Centre has invited bank unions and Indian Banks' Association (IBA) for conciliatory talks in an apparent bid to avert the allIndia strike on December 16. The conciliatory meeting scheduled for Tuesday will be chaired by Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner NK Prasad. The bank unions AllIndia Bank Employees Association (AIBEA)...
  • Bank staff demand pay hike, go on twoday strike August 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Almost 9 lakh employees of public sector banks along with a few private banks have gone on a twoday strike from Thursday demanding higher wages and pension. In what is likely to make the matters worse 24 private banks' employees have also threatened to join the strike demanding better...
  • Bank employees to strike work on Aug 67 August 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Employees of staterun banks have decided to go ahead with their proposed strike on Thursday and Friday following failure of talks with the Government over hike in wages and other demands. "Our talks were inconclusive. We are meeting again on Tuesday. But as of now we are going...
  • Public sector bank strike hits operations September 24, 2008

    Chennai/Agartala: Banking operations were hit across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday with officers and employees of 26 public sector banks (PSBs) commencing a twoday nationwide strike on September 24. All the nationalised banks in northeastern state of Tripura too were closed in response to the call given by the United Forum...
  • Markets limp due to daylongstrike of PS banks August 20, 2008

    Mumbai Public Sector banks, barring State Bank of India, observed a daylong strike against consolidation in banking space. Various employee unions gathered at the local Azad Maidan in Mumbai to register their protest against the merger of State Bank of Saurashtra with State Bank of India and over other issues. The strike...
  • Proposed 3day bank strike called off March 21, 2007

    New Delhi: After an "understanding" with Indian Banks' Association on their demands relating to pension, outsourcing, compassionate appointments and recruitments, employees unions of nationalised banks on Wednesday called off their threeday strike plan proposed from March 28. Since banking services would have remained disrupted almost the entire next week due to...
  • Talks to avert bank strike fail October 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Last ditch efforts to persuade bank unions to withdraw their strike plan for Friday failed on Thursday over the choice of official for holding talks with union representatives. "The strike called for tomorrow stands as the talks held on Thursday by Chief Labour Commissioner with United Forum of Bank...