2 Bank Unions Call For Nation Wide Strike On January 8-9
New Delhi: In support of the nation-wide strike call given by 10 central trade unions against the government’s alleged anti-worker policy, a section of PSU bank employees would go on a two-day nationwide strike on January 8 and 9.
The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and Bank Employees Federation of India has informed the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) of the two-day nationwide strike on January 8-9, 2019.
Ten central trade unions viz. INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, AICCTU, UTUC, TUCC, LPF and SEWA have also called for a nationwide general strike on January 8-9 against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre and have placed a charter of 12 demands before the Union Government.
Earlier, on 26th December 2018, nine bank unions and over 1 million employees of various banks, including private lenders, had observed a one-day strike to protest against the proposed amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda.