AICCTU Seeks Withdrawal Of Special Recruitment Rules For Safai Karamcharis In Karnataka

The AICCTU affiliated unions of BBMP Powrakarmikara Sangha, Karnataka Pragatipara Powrakarmikara Sangha and Karnataka Pragatipara Tyajya Sagisuva Vahana Chalakara mattu Sahayakara Sangha have demanded that the special recruitment rules for safai karamcharis issued by the State Government in November 2022 must be withdrawn forthwith.

Demanding Justice for Invisibilized Mine Workers of Ballari

The Bellary Zilla Gani Karmikara Sangha, affiliated to the AICCTU undertook a Padyatra of 70 kms over 3 days from Sandur to Ballari from 11th to 13th October demanding compensation for the mine workers who had lost their employment when the mines were closed in 2011. Their struggle of over a decade is for their rightful share. The Padyatra was inaugurated by Social Activist Medha Patkar and social activist and Kannada actor, Chetan Ahimsa.

Workers Protest against Delay in Minimum Wage Review

Hundreds of workers in the Venkosh Company in Patna which manufactures hydraulic jacks and is situated in the Pataliputra Industrial Area held a protest on 23 June at the Labour Office (Niyojan Bhavan) on Bailey Road.

A 4-member Union delegation comprising AICCTU State General Secretary RN Thakur, Union Vice President Ranvijay Kumar, AITUC General Secretary Ghaznafar Nawab and Venkosh Union General Secretary Surendra Yadav submitted a memorandum with the workers' demands to the Labour Commissioner.

Sanitation and Mess Workers of JNU on Indefinite Strike

Against Repeated Non-Payment of Wages and Vindictive Retrenchement

After non payment of wages for several months, JNU administration retrenches more than 150 sanitation and mess workers from 4 May.
The workers have not been paid their salary for last three months. The All India General Kamgar Union (affiliated to AICCTU), the union of the contractual workers in JNU intimated the JNU administration and the office of the labour commissioner about non payment of wages.

National Forum Constituted for Rural Agrarian Workers

All India Agricultural and Rural Workers’ Association (AIARLA) national general secretary Dhirendra Jha informed of the constitution of the join national forum of agricultural workers organisations to intensify the struggles for wages, employment and against rural poverty. There has been a steep increase in rural poverty and unemployment due to the economy shattered by the Corona lockdown. Sustaining life has become very difficult for farm workers, dalits, adivasis and the poor. Spiralling costs and inflation have ruined their lives.

Central Trade Unions Calls for All India General Strike on 23-24 February, 2022

The Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and Independent sectoral All India Federations and Associations has called for a countrywide 2-day General Strike on 23-24 February 2022 during  the budget session of the Parliament against the anti-people, anti-worker and anti-national destructive policies of the BJP Govt, with the slogan ‘Save The People, Save The Nation’.