The twelve-point charter of demands placed before the union government by the TUCC.

1. Urgent measures for containing price-rise through the universalization of public distribution system and banning speculative trade in the commodity markets.
2. Concrete measures for employment generation.
3. Strict enforcement of all basic labour laws without any exception or exemption and stringent punitive measures for violation of labour laws.
4. Universal social security cover for all workers.
5. Minimum wages of not less than Rs 18,000/- per month with provisions of indexation.
6. Assured enhanced pension not less than Rs.3,000/- p.m. for the entire working population.
7. Stoppage of disinvestment in central/public sector undertakings
8. Stoppage of contractorization in permanent perennial work and payment of the same wage and benefits for contract workers as regular workers equal work
9. Removal of all ceilings on payment and eligibility of bonus, provident fund, increase the quantum of gratuity.
10. Compulsory registration of trade unions within a period of 45 days from the date of submitting application and immediate ratification of ILO Conventions 87 and 98.
11. No Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in railways, defense and other strategic and core sectors
12. No unilateral amendments to labour laws.


Com. Probir Banerjee


Com. P.V. Kathiravan

Vice President

Com. G.R. Shivashankar

General Secretary

Com. Naren Chatterjee

Finance Secretary