High Court stays ESMA on BMRCL employees

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Bengaluru: High Court of Karnataka has granted stay on the state government order of imposing provisions of Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on employees of Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL). The state government had invoked ESMA following protest by BMRCL employees in July. BMRCL union had moved the court challenging the imposition contending that the […]

No ESMA no hike in pay: CM Siddaramaiah

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Bengaluru: Even as the decision of the KSRTC employees to go on indefinite stir has paralysed the state transport system, the Chief Minister has clarified on Monday that he would not resort to slamming Essential Services Maintenance Act. Bengaluru: No ESMA will be slammed on the KSRTC employees and the government will not hike the […]

Strike can not be taken back, even on Enforcement of ESMA

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Mangaluru: Various trade union leaders under the banner of Joint Committee of Trade Unions of Karnataka State Transport Corporations on Sunday urged workers and employees of the corporations to make the proposed July 25 strike in protest against a meagre hike of 8 per cent in their salary a success. Addressing KSRTC workers here, KSRTC […]