In a stock exchange filing this week, the United Bank of India said that All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has proposed another bank strike on 8 and 9 January 2019 protesting some pending issues in the banking industry.
"Indian Bank's Association has informed about a proposed strike called by All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) on January 8-9, 2019 on various issues connected to the banking industry," it said in the statement.
It further said that the bank would take measures for the smooth functioning of its branches on those days if the strike materialises. This has been the third strike called in 20 days over issues ranging from the proposed amalgamation of Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Baroda to settlement of wage negotiations. Public sector banks were previously closed on 21 and 26 December as bank employees went on a nationwide strike.