Essential Services Maintenance Act: News

28 Jun 2021


CATS ambulance: ESMA period against contractual employees extended

The Delhi Government has retrospectively extended the period of imposition of the Essential Services Maintenance Act against contractual employees engaged through an outsourced agency in Centralized Accident & Trauma Services (CATS), till December 12.

16 Jun 2019

West Bengal

WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee

Junior doctors of NRS Medical College agitating in Kolkata have on Sunday reportedly agreed to meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee even as their strike entered the sixth day.

05 Feb 2019


UP: ESMA invoked, strikes in government departments banned till Aug

The Uttar Pradesh government has invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) banning strikes in all departments and corporations under it for a period of six months.

07 Aug 2018


Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

Around 17 lakh employees of the Maharashtra government began their three-day strike today to press for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report.

04 Jun 2018


Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

A lot depends on the Karnataka HC today, which will issue its ruling on whether Bengaluru metro staffers can go ahead with their planned strike.

21 Mar 2018


Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

Bringing huge relief to the regular commuters of Bengaluru Metro, about 900 employees have agreed to not strike tomorrow.

10 Mar 2018


Bengaluru Metro Union threaten to go on indefinite strike

Come March 22, and there may be no metro running in Bengaluru. The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from that day.