ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MINING- Workers Safety of No Account

nagar went on strike insisting that the increase in wages be made with retrospective effect from October 1978. This demand was conceded for those factories. Now unions are demanding the same for all factories. In other words, the .strike had put in black and white what the union negotiators had failed to ensure, (iii) The third lot' of arrears goes back even further to 1977-78. Again Ahmednagar was crucial and again by strike action for higher wages for farm workers. Sharad Pawar, the then labour minister in the Vasantdada Ministry made an award for the striking factories. Unions today are demanding that all factories be paid at that enhanced rate, for April 1978 to the end of that season.

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