AIBEA joins unions in nationwide general strike on 26 November

MUMBAI: The All India Bank Employees Association (
AIBEA)
on Tuesday it said it would be a day
nation-wide
strike
on November
26 called by central
Act
unions
to protest against the government anti-labor policies.

Has central
Act
unions, except Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, will observe
nation-wide
general
strike
on November
26.

“Lok Sabha
in its recent session has passed three new labor laws by dismantling existing 27 resolutions
in the name of ‘Easy Business’, which is clean
in the interest of companies.
IN “the process pushes 75 percent of workers out of the labor law cycle, as they have no legal protection under the new legislation.”
AIBEA said
in a release.

The association represents the majority of the banks except the State Bank of India and the Indian Overseas Bank. It has four lakh bank employees from various public and old private sectors and a few foreign banks as members.

IN Maharashtra, about 30,000 bank employees from 10,000 bank branches in public sector banks, old generation private sector banks, regional rural banks and foreign banks observe
strike, said the release.

The union said bank employees
on November
26 will also focus
on their demands as opposition
to bank privatization, opposition
to outsourcing and contract system, adequate recruitment, strict action against large corporate defaulters, is increased
in interest
on bank deposits and reduction
in service charges.

“The current government is pushing for privatization
in the name ‘Aatmnirbhar Bharat’ and suggests
to large-scale privatization
in core sector of the economy that includes banking, “the statement said.