Over 30,000 BEST employees are on strike since 8 January 2019.
Over 30,000 BEST employees are on strike since 8 January 2019.(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)
  • 1. Why Were the Workers on Strike?
  • 2. How Would Merging BEST Budget With BMC’s Help?
  • 3. Is Privatisation the Way Forward?
  • 4. Why Are BEST Employees Opposed to Privatisation?
BEST or Bust? Why Did Mumbai’s Bus Staffers Go on Strike?

Commuters who swear by Mumbai’s BEST buses can finally breathe a sigh of relief after BEST employees’ union called off its indefinite strike after the Bombay High Court order. With the court ordering BEST to increase employees’ pay, the transport undertaking will have to now mediate with the union and work out a middle ground to ensure employees’ needs are taken care of.

But why did over 30,000 employees go on a 9-day-long strike? Read on to find out.

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