Trade unions to go on nationwide strike on Nov 26
More than 25 crore workers to take part in the strike
India: Central trade unions have called for a nationwide general strike on November 26. As many as 25 crore workers are expected to participate in the strike. A statement was issued by a joint forum comprising ten central trade unions — Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC), Trade Union Co-ordination Centre (TUCC), Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU), Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) and United Trade Union Congress (UTUC). The platform also consists of independent federations and associations.
“Preparations are in full swing for 26th November all-India strike. We expect more than 25 crore workers to take part in the strike this time,” the joint forum said.