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  • Mumbaikars distressed with BEST worker's Union strike

    While people across the nation are celebrating ‘Raksha Bandhan’ today, residents of Mumbai were seen troubled as they faced inconveniences due to the indefinite strike called by BEST Workers' Union in the city. Commuters were seen stranded on bus stands for hours, waiting to board buses for their destinations, but the wait turned in vain. Workers of the BEST are demanding hike in their salaries. They have also demanded that their wages be paid by 10th of every month. A commuter urged the administration to resolve the matter and provide solutions to the public at the earliest. The BEST Workers' Union had on Sunday threatened to go on a strike, if the Mumbai Corporation did not render a written acceptance of their demands

    Aug 07, 2017, 19:44 IST

  • Mumbai: BEST bus strike on Raksha Bandhan day angers commuters

    Mumbaikars will have to face problems commuting on 'Raksha Bandhan' as the local public transport division BEST Workers' Union is on a strike from today, Monday, to press their wage-related demands

    Aug 07, 2017, 12:00 IST

  • Mumbai: BEST workers seek written assurance for timely salaries

    It seems over 36,000 employees of the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking are in no mood to call off their strike under the banner of Kruti Samiti, an association of BEST unions, scheduled to start from midnight

    Aug 07, 2017, 11:10 IST

  • Mumbai: 3K BEST buses may go off roads

    The issue of non-payment of salaries to BEST’s 44,000-strong staff has taken an ugly turn with bus employees threatening to go on strike on Friday

    Jun 20, 2017, 17:00 IST

  • Senior Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao passes away

    Senior trade union leader and former chief of Mumbai's largest auto union and BEST union, Sharad Rao passed away on Thursday evening after losing his prolonged battle with cancer. He was 75

    Sep 02, 2016, 07:56 IST

  • Mumbaikars! Gear up for a possible BEST bus strike tomorrow

    While transport body claims consensus reached with unions over new work schedule, the unions accuse officials of breaching their trust and threaten to go on strike again

    Apr 11, 2014, 08:28 IST

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