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General strike brings India to a standstill

21 February, 2013The historic two days general strike called by Indian central trade unions on 20 and 21 February received unprecedented support among workers across India affecting all vital sectors bringing life to a standstill.

Global networks and GFA expected to defend workers’ rights at Siemens in India

11 October, 2012The Siemens Workers’ Union in India is fighting against de-unionization and the other labour issues that they have been facing over the years. The union expects the GFA and Trade Union Network of Siemens will be the key to defend the workers’ rights and interests.

Nationwide demonstrations against labour law changes

10 December, 2014Workers across India took to the streets on 5 December to protest against proposed labour law amendements.

IndustriALL supporting striking Motorcycle workers in Pune, India

18 July, 2013Bajaj Auto workers in the Chakan Plant, Pune are now in their fourth week of “Work Stoppage” calling for decent employment conditions in a new collective agreement. The 1,500 employees, including 600 contract, temporary and 'earn-and-learn' trainees have the full support of IndustriALL Global Union.

Indian Maruti Suzuki workers fight on

22 July, 2013Mass rallies are being conducted in solidarity with the jailed 147 Maruti Suzuki workers in Manesar, India. Local Haryana government deployed 1,000 police to outnumber 500 peaceful protesters on 18 July.

Siemens Employee Federation make efforts on organizing Precarious Workers

25 October, 2013The Siemens Employee Federation (SEF) will set up 3 year project to make efforts on organizing all workers working directly or indirectly for the Siemens in India to ensure the same equal rights and working conditions as the permanent workers.

India - 2000 protestors march to free jailed Maruti Suzuki workers

3 February, 2014More than 2000 demonstrators took to the streets in New Delhi on Friday to demand the release of 147 Maruti Suzuki workers arrested in July 2012.

India: Thousands of workers lose employment and wages

14 December, 2016The demonetization process launched by India’s government has affected production, jobs and wages of workers across the country. There are fears that it will result in the loss of over 400,000 jobs and reduce India’s economic growth rate.

Indian unions resolve to fight precarious work and strengthen union power

29 November, 2017IndustriALL India affiliates gathered in Delhi on 26-27 November to take stock of this year's organizing and union building initiatives, and decided to intensify the fight against precarious work and strengthen union power.

Another worker killed at LafargeHolcim operation in India

29 January, 2018***UPDATE*** On 30 January, just few days after the killing of the contract worker Arun Singh at LafargeHolcim another similar incident happened again at the same factory. According to the union representative Vijay Thakre this time fortunately no worker was injured, but the incident poses serious doubts about effectiveness of health and safety policies of the company.