The 4 lakh coal workers are preparing for a nationwide strike on their long pending demands including the wage revision due in 2011. The National Convention held at Nagpur on 11 May 2011 organised by the Central Trade Unions viz. INTUC, AITUC, CITU, BMS and HMS decided to prepare for the strike. The date of the strike will be decided in the next National convention to be held at Ranchi on 21st June 2011.
Coal industry is one of the biggest PSU in the country employing maximum workers. They have achieved 5 year wage agreement and is preparing for the next wage agreement. Our full support and solidarity to their struggle.