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Trade unions stick to September 2 strike, reject govternment's wage hike - The Indian Express

Trade unions on Tuesday said they will go ahead with nation-wide strike on September 2, rejecting as 'completely inadequate' the government's 42 per cent hike in minimum wage to Rs 350 per day. 33. Shares. Share. By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: August ...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 non-agriculture ...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 »

Bharat bandh: Centre hikes minimum wage as trade union strike nears — Everything you need to know - The Indian Express

Bharat bandh: The possible fallout of the strike could mean shutdown of banks, factories and government offices across the country. 165. Shares. Share. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 31, 2016 4:03 pm. Bharat bandh, strike, india ...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 »

Minimum wage hiked to Rs. 350, but unions firm on Friday strike - The Hindu

The Left affiliated central trade unions will go ahead with a nationwide strike on Friday, even as the Centre on Tuesday announced sops in a bid to placate them. The peace offering includes a hike in the minimum wage for unskilled non-agricultural ...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 »

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 »

Two years' bonus for central government employees: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley - ABP Live

New Delhi: Around 33 lakh employees of the central government had a reason to cheer on Tuesday with the government announcing their annual bonus that has been pending for two years. "The bonus entitlement for 2014-15 and 2015-16 will be released on the ...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. Latest News » · European football roundup: Bayern and PSG on the brink, Serie A hots up · HRD ministry rules out ...and more »