a) Strive to improve and ameliorate the conditions of its members and to safe guard their interest by negotiation with their employer.
Since inception, this Union was led by the eminent personalities Late Ananda Gopal Mukherjee and Late Labanya Gopal Ghatak till 90’s. At the time of its formation, the HSWU was the only registered Trade Union in Durgapur Steel Plant. HSWU got affiliation of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) on 9th November, 1960 vide Affiliation No. 2541.
After constitution of National Joint Committee for the Steel Industry (NJCS) in the year 1969 for the purpose of settlement of wage structure and other facilities for the workers working in Steel Industries in India, the HSWU has been participating in all the wage negotiations and reached wage agreements since 1970 till date. Since formation of the NJCS, eight Wage Agreements were signed. HSWU is a constituent member of the Bargaining Council in Durgapur Steel Plant.