The central trade unions  BMS, INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTC, TUCC, AICCTU, UTUC, LPF and SEWA had met on April 26, 2012 under the chairmanship of Shri Sanjeev Reddy, president of INTUC at his office.
The meeting expressed its deep concern at the refusal of the central government to call the trade unions for discussion on the demands on which the country had witnessed a massive general strike on 28th February, 2012 of the working people as never before in independent India, once again confirming its gross insensitiveness to intolerable distress of the working people are facing today, particularly the contract, unorganized, casual, agricultural workers in the urban and rural areas.
It appears the government is bent upon continuing the same anti-people economic policy, even seeking to enact legislations that run contrary to the interests of the working people, also undermining  the public sector of the country.
If the government moves in this direction, the trade unions will organize instantaneous massive protest.
The meeting while taking note of the precarious economic situation of the country, lowering of the rate of economic growth, sharp decline in the industrial production, steep rise in the price of essential goods and commodities which shall surely affect the working people, their employment, wage and working conditions, has decided to further intensify the struggle that is continuing over years, shall decide the time and form of the agitation at the earliest after each of the constituents has deliberated over the issue.