GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
STARRED QUESTION NO. 172
TO BE ANSWERED ON 17.03.2022
STRIKE CALL BY TRADE UNIONS
172. SHRI ELAMARAM KAREEM:
Will the Minister of Labour and Employment be pleased to state:
(a)whether Government is aware about the two days’ general strike call given by national trade unions on 28th and 29th March, 2022;
(b)the demands raised by the unions and the actions taken by Government on these; and
(c)whether Government considered any of the demands raised by trade unions in the previous general strikes, if so, the details thereof, and if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT (SHRI BHUPENDER YADAV)
(a) to (c): Notices of two days’ general strike on March 28th and 29th 2022 by four Trade Unions/Federation/Association, which have affiliation to some Central Trade Unions Organization have been received in this Ministry. These are from-
1) All India Bank Employees’ Association
2) Bank Employees Federation of India
3) Coal Mines Workers’ Union
4) Bihar Colliery Kamgar Union
The list of demands raised by above Unions/Federation/Association is annexed.
Action in accordance with Rule 9 of the Industrial Disputes (Central) Rules, 1957 of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 has been initiated on these strike notices.
The demands raised by the above-mentioned Unions/Federation/Association pertain to policy matters and decisions in this regard are taken by the concerned Ministry/Department.