The Central trade Unions BMS, INTUC, HMS, AITUC and CITU has called upon the Coal workers to go on a three days strike from 19th June demanding withdrawal of the government proposal to merge Coal Mines Provident Fund with the EPF and on other demands. It is expected that more than five lakh coal workers will participate.

The withdrawal/ restriction  of trade union rights, social security measures etc. are compelling the workers to go on struggle in each and every sector. United struggles are taking in a large number of sectors.