Banking unions on Wednesday called for a two-day national strike on January 31 and February 1 after talks about wage adjustment could not make progress with the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA).
The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), which represents nine unions, said they will also hold a three-day strike from 11 to 13 March.
“From April 1, we decided to go on strike indefinitely,” UFBU government covenant Siddartha Khan told PTI.
UFBU is aiming for an increase of at least 15%, but the IBA has hedged the increase at 12.25%, he said.
“This is not acceptable,” said Mr. Khan.
The last wage review meeting took place on January 13.
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