Coal India unions to meet on August 18
With one of the unions serving strike notice to Coal India Ltd. (CIL) opposing proposed stake sale in the public sector unit (PSU), the five operating trade unions of the maharatna company may meet on 18 August to persuade All India Coal Workers’ Federation (AICWF) to withdraw the proposed agitation, PTI reported.
Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU)-led AICWF has served notice to the PSU for a three day strike beginning 19 September against divesting stake in CIL. “The five central trade unions (CTUs) are meeting on 18 August in Ranchi to discuss various issues. During the meeting we will also request AICWF to withdraw the strike notice,” Indian National Mineworkers’ Federation (INMF) secretary general S.Q. Zama told PTI.
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