More than a million Indian workers to go on strike on Friday - Reuters

An employee walks out of the State Bank of India main branch in Mumbai, India, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui. By Manoj Kumar | NEW DELHI. NEW DELHI More than a million Indian workers in banking, telecoms and other sectors will go on ...and more »

Government hikes unskilled labourers' minimum wage to Rs350 per day - Livemint

Finance minister Arun Jaitley and power minister Piyush Goyal at the inter-ministerial panel meeting on labour on Tuesday. Photo: PTI. New Delhi: The Union government on Tuesday increased the minimum wage of non-agricultural, unskilled workers in the ...and more »

Trade union strike on Friday: Why Arun Jaitley's minimum wage formula backfired - Firstpost

The central trade unions, except the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdur Sangh (BMS), have decided to stick to their Friday (2 September) pan-India strike plan, despite Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's last minute efforts ...and more »

Centre hikes minimum wages and bonus, trade unions not impressed - Business Standard

The Centre on Tuesday increased the minimum wages and bonus for its employees to pacify trade unions that have called a nationwide strike on Friday. The Minimum Wage Advisory Board on Tuesday announced a hike in the lowest wage for unskilled ...and more »

Early Diwali for babus! Government announces two years' bonus for central govt employees - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: It's bonanza time for 33 lakh central government employees as the Modi government has decided to clear their annual bonus dues, which was pending for the past two years. The likely financial implications of the bonus move will translate into ...and more »

Labour unions reject Centre's sops, to go ahead with September 2 strike - Business Standard

Sops include social security benefits to 95 lakh anganwadi workers, revising the minimum wage for workers and a hike in the minimum monthly pension to Rs. 2,000 from Rs. 1,000. BS Reporter | New Delhi August 30, 2016 Last Updated at 16:40 IST.and more »

New Minimum Wage Rejected By Left Unions, Friday Strike On - NDTV

Trade unions have refused to call off a huge strike on Friday despite the government agreeing to some of their demands including raising the minimum wage of a large swathe of labour. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this afternoon said the minimum wage ...and more »

Government hikes minimum wage for workers, announces 2 years' bonus - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday announced a hike in minimum wage for unskilled non-farm workers of the central government to Rs 350 a day, from the current Rs 246, in an attempt to mollify trade unions that have threatened to go on a nation-wide ...and more »

Central trade unions to go on general strike on 2 September against Centre's labour reforms - Firstpost

New Delhi: As many as 10 central trade unions will go ahead with the general strike on Friday saying the government gave no heed to their 12-point charter of demands and is continuing with unilateral labour reforms. CTUs claimed that over 15 crore ...and more »

Govt hikes minimum wages; central sector workers' pay to rise by up to 60% - Financial Express

Finance minister Arun Jaitley, flanked by power and coal minister Piyush Goyal and labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya, said on Tuesday that with the government accepting the Minimum Wages Advisory Board's recommendations, the unskilled ...and more »