The Causes And Forms Of Industrial Strikes
In the industrial disputes act 1947 industrial disputes means “any difference between employers and employees or between employers and workmen or between workmen and workmen, which is connected with the employment or non-employment or the terms of employment or with the condition of labour of any person. Industrial disputes effects the employers and workmen in the business. In Honda there are many industrial disputes. In February 2016 workers of trade union say, when a contract worker on Shift A was asked to do overtime, he refused because he was ill. “His supervisor then thrashed him. (G.Sampath, 2016)
5.1 Causes of industrial disputes:
Mostly the disputes arise due to poor industrial relation in an organization. …show more content…
Forms of disputes:
Strikes, lockouts, and gheraos are the main forms of disputes.
A strike means cessation of work by a body of person employed in any industry acting in combination or a concerted refusal or a common understanding or number of persons who are or have been so employed to continue to work or accept employment. Types of strike include:
1. Sit-down or pen down strike: this type of strike workmen after taking their seats refuse to do work. All such acts on the part of the workmen acting in combination amount to a strike
2. Sympathetic strike: cessation of work in the support of the demands of the workmen belonging to other employees is called sympathetic strike.
3. Hunger strike: in this strike workers fast near the workplace (Diploma in Human Resource Management)
Honda workers have gone so many strikes.1800 young workers overcame obstacles that seemed insurmountable to win a two-week-long strike at a Honda transmission plant in Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China. They overcome threats by management, violent attacks by union officials that hospitalized four strikers, the absence of legal protection for strikers, and the fact that the majority of the workers were student “interns” from vocational schools that are unprotected by any labor law. (Garver, …show more content…
On March 1 2011 enterprise union leaders elected by the workers and the provincial trade union federation, accompanied by 40 rank-and-file workers acting as observers, negotiated a new wage agreement for 2011 that raised the monthly wage of production line workers by RMB611 over 2010 levels (about a 30% increase). Furthermore even if there are political issues some political unions also help workers in return for what they have done. Overall it is very important to join trade union if there are unfair labour practices and poor working condition as the unions will help workers to get the benefits they deserve by dealing with