February 15, 2010
Lack of priorities, omissions, negligence and discrimination are letting labourers down.
February 2, 2010
Over 400 construction workers affiliated to the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) took out a rally from Race Course and staged a demonstration in front of Red Cross Society on Monday seeking...
December 18, 2009
Passengers and British Airways management heaved a sigh of relief as the 12-day strike by cabin crew of the airlines over the Christmas period was declared illegal by the high court here.The...
November 17, 2009
The premises of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here, on Monday, echoed with slogan-shouting agricultural labourers staging angry protests against irregularities in the Mahatma Gandhi Nation...
October 31, 2009
Four persons, including policemen, were feared dead and over 100 others injured on Saturday when angry workers clashed while protesting against a factory’s closure without paying their...
October 21, 2009
A large number of workers in the Gurgaon-Manesar belt in Haryana stayed away from work on Tuesday in protest against the death of a worker of an automobile firm here over the weekend. The daylong s...
October 14, 2009
Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Wednesday said it would be difficult for Air India, the national carrier which incurred losses of Rs.7,200 crore last fiscal, to survive without reduction in...
October 5, 2009
Hundreds of dairy farmers drove tractors into Belgium’s capital Monday to pressure EU farm ministers on declining milk prices, as 20 of 27 member nations called for more protection from the v...
October 3, 2009
Putting the agitation of a section of executive pilots behind, Air India has set up an official committee to look into the problems of its employees.
The committee is likely to begin m...
September 30, 2009
The Shipping Corporation of India and the Railways have decided to extend their services to Air India passengers stranded because of the ongoing executive pilots strike even as nine flights...
February 8, 2010
Twenty six restaurants operating under three chains in Kathmandu have been shut down after the Maoists affiliated union exerted pressure to fulfil their demands of hiking pay and perks.
December 22, 2009
U.S. carmaker Ford Motor Co. plans further cuts in its factory workforce, a company spokeswoman said Monday.
The company is to offer incentive packages to 41,000 of its workers, offeri...
December 17, 2009
“Any pawnbroker in Hegganahalli will tell you how we make ends meet.” This cryptic one-liner from Jayasheela, who worked at Konega International Pvt. Ltd. as a button operator until it...
November 13, 2009
Faced with an imminent strike by the junior doctors, the Government has directed nearly 320 recognised private hospitals all over the State to set aside 20 per cent of their beds for patient...
October 26, 2009
The Indian Pilots’ Guild (IPG), which represents around 450 pilots engaged in international operations and belonging to the National Aviation Company of India Limited (Air India), has propos...
October 19, 2009
The recent report of the Committee on Investor Awareness and Protection, headed by D. Swarup, Chairman, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority, has rattled life insurance agents t...
October 8, 2009
Health services remained paralysed in the district as the indefinite strike by government doctors, demanding revision in their pay packages, entered the fourth consecutive day on Thursday.Th...
October 4, 2009
The sub-committee of the Air India Board will meet shortly with the leaders of the 14 trade unions representing a cross-section of staffers, including pilots and engineers, on the company&rs...
September 30, 2009
The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to issue an Ordinance for the take over the Kerala Spinners at Komalapuram in Alappuzha district.Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandnan told the media after the...
September 29, 2009
As the agitation by executive pilots of public sector Air India entered the fourth day on Tuesday, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel appealed to them to resume duty immediately, put an end to th...