Trade Unions are planning for an All India strike in September. A national convention of the nine central trade unions on July 15 will finalise the date of the industrial strike. Price rise and the jump in fuel prices will be the dominant theme for the upcoming strike. Apart from price rise, there are five other issues that are agitating the workers.
These include job losses and wage cuts as a result of the global crisis, the violation of labour laws, outsourcing and increasing contractualisation of workforce, as well as the government's refusal to create a National Social Security Fund.