Loss due to labour strikes
The year 2012 saw the maximum labour strike compared to earlier three years. According to data from Ministry of Labour and Employment, there were 225 strikes in 2012, as compared to 196 in 2011, 199 in 2010 and 167 in 2009.
Despite having the highest number of strikes, the loss of wages in 2012 was lower compared to rest of the years.
The total loss of wages stood at Rs 20.37 crore in 2013, in 2011 it was Rs 47.26 crore, in 2010 it was 100.56 crore and in 2009 loss of wages was 85.24 crore.