Centre for Indian Trade Unions

The workers who are currently paid around USD 17.85 won a USD 3.5 hike two days after their withdrew their 39-day strike. The workers cool meals for nearly 10 million school children in the State of Bihar

Six airports under the Airports Authority of India are set to be privatized. The striking workers, under the banner of the Airports Authority Employees Union, said the step will lead to exploitation of workers as they will be hired on a contractual basis

The workers in the State of West Bengal continue to be paid as low as USD 3 a day. They are demanding wage revision and implementation of the Minimum Wages Act in the jute industry

The protest on February 8 was in solidarity with the midday meal workers in the State of Bihar, who have been on an indefinite strike since January 7. The other demands include payment of salaries throughout the year and an end to the privatization of the midday meal scheme

The Indian government has recently passed a law removing restrictions on women working in mines at night. However, activists point out that women stand to pay a much higher cost, in terms of their health and safety, than men if they do so

The protest will be held in solidarity with the near 250,000 mid-day meal scheme workers who have been protesting in the State of Bihar, demanding higher wager, government employee status and pensions

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