Types of Strike

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Strikes and lockouts constitutional or official strikes unofficial strikes general strikes lockouts rotating or revolving strikes sit-ins tool-down or pen-down strike The data supplied to the ILO do not include statistics on sympathetic or political strikes or on gheraos (harassment of employers, etc. by workers preventing them from leaving the premises until their claims are granted) which result in work stoppages. The statistics for these types of action are collected and published separately. Working to rule and overtime bans are excluded. Minimum threshold At least 10 workers involved. Economic activities Industries performing services relating to sovereign functions are excluded, as there is no responsibility for…show more content…
Analytical measures Severity rate for manufacturing, used for analysing industrial relations: number of days not worked per one hundred thousand days scheduled to work Historical background of the series Not available. Documentation Series available Not available. Bibliographic references Labour Bureau: Indian Labour Journal (monthly); Idem: Indian Labour Statistics (annual); Idem: Indian Labour Year Book (annual); Idem: Hand Book of Labour Statistics (annual); Idem: Annual Review of Industrial Disputes in India (annual). Data published by the ILO The number of strikes and lockouts, the number of workers involved and the number of days not worked, by economic activity. Confidentiality Not available. International standards Not available. Methods of data collection There is no legal obligation to report the occurrence of a strike or lockout. Information is collected on a voluntary basis from the economic units involved, on a standard form or from police
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