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Your 10 Things Guide For March 28 March 29 Employee Protests

SBI has informed customers that banking services may be affected on Monday, Tuesday. (Representative)

New Delhi:
A two -day nationwide strike, starting Monday, has been called for by a joint forum of central trade unions to protest central government policies. The All India Bank Employees Association has announced its support for the strike.

  1. The call for a nationwide strike was given by a joint forum of central trade unions, to protest government policies involving workers, farmers and the people.

  2. Amarjeet Kaur, Secretary-General of the Indian Trade Union Congress, told PTI that they expect the participation of over 20 crore formal and informal workers with the massive mobilization of workers across the country.

  3. Banking unions took part in a strike to protest government plans to privatize public sector banks, as well as the Banking Law Amendment Bill 2021.

  4. Several banks, including State Bank of India, have issued statements informing customers that banking services may be affected on Monday and Tuesday.

  5. In addition to banks, workers from various other sectors such as steel, oil, telecom, coal, postal, income tax, copper and insurance are expected to take part in the strike. Unions in the railway and defense sectors are expected to make massive mobilizations in support of the strike in several hundred places. Roads, transport workers and electrical workers have decided to join the strike.

  6. The power ministry today advised all government -operated utilities and other agencies to remain vigilant and ensure round -the -clock electricity supply and stability of the national grid. Power supply to those involved in vital services such as hospitals, defense and railways must be ensured, the adviser said and suggested the establishment of a 24×7 control room for the dissemination of information and handling of any type of contingency.

  7. The West Bengal government has mandated workers to report on Monday and Tuesday saying that all state government offices will remain open despite the presence of Bharat Bandh.

  8. In its memorandum, the Bengal government also said that no casual leave or half-day leave would be given to any employee on March 28 and 29. -no ‘and no salary will be received, “read the state government memorandum.

  9. Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh has announced that it will not take part in the strike. Sangh said that the upcoming strike was ‘politically motivated’ and aimed at the survival of selected political parties.

  10. The All -India Congress of Workers and Unorganized Workers has given support to the nationwide strike. “Our leader Rahul Gandhi has voiced concern in favor of their demands.


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