The Cochin Port Labour Union has called its members to join a 48-hour long general strike on 8 and 9 January 2019, GAC announced.
As informed, the move comes in response to the call by four central unions at Coal India, including Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), to which the Cochin Port Labour Union is affiliated.
The Economic Times reported that CITU, Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) have called for a two-day strike from January 8 demanding better working conditions, including pay hikes and higher pensions.
In addition, the unions want the sale of government stake to be stopped.
據“經濟時報”報導，CITU，Hind Mazdoor Sabha（HMS），全印度工會大會（AITUC）和印度全國工會大會（INTUC）已要求從1月8日開始為期兩天的罷工，要求改善工作條件，包括加薪和更高的養老金。
Information source: World Maritime News Staff , Image Courtesy: World Maritime News Staff