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

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LABOUR-Port and Dock Workers Prepare for Strike

LABOUR Port and Dock Workers Prepare for Strike Gurbir Singh AFTER an all-India strike by dock and port workers of the 10 major ports in the country lasting 26 days and costing workers Rs four crore in wages, the Government of India finally reached a wide-ranging agreement with the four recognised federations of unions on April 11, 1984. Today, just over two years since the memorandum of settlement was signed, the dock workers are poised once again to go on strike; not for fresh demands but to press for the implementation of nearly half of the terms of settlement reached in 1984.

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