Labour Issues: United action

, by Frontline

Trade unions of all hues join forces in an unprecedented manner and present a charter of demands to the government. In a rare show of unity, and for the first time since Independence, around one lakh workers affiliated to eight central trade unions and national industrial federations, including the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) and the trade unions of the Left parties, came out on the streets of New Delhi on February 23 demanding policy measures to remove the hardships of the people, particularly the poor. Read more