Banks’ Strike on 2nd September 2016
Bank union have decided to join the strike called by trade unions on 2nd September to protest against anti-people policies of the Modi government and labour reforms.
All-India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) General Secretary C H Venkatchalam said “There have been increasing attacks in the banking industry and the government has been taking steps which are anti-people. It’s attempting to privatise state-run banks and merge associate banks with State Bank of India. It is also looting the public money in the name of bad loans,”
“To protest against all these, we will be joining the national strike called by other labour unions on September 2.”
All central trade unions such as INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, UTUC and LPF have given a one day national strike call on September 2 to protest against the Modi government’s “unilateral labour reforms and anti-worker policies”.