India: Labour Struggles Updates

India: Labour Struggle Updates

July 3, 2018


Remove Sukhu or lose INTUC support: Bawa 2018-07-02 [The Times]

Andhra Pradesh EU joins hands with SWF for APSRTC union elections2018-07-02 [The Express]

Karnataka International workers’ rights organisation slams Sonam Kapoor’s husband’s company for assault and abuse of its workers 2018-07-02 [Opindia]

Kerala Taxi operators to go on strike 2018-07-02 [The Hindu]

West Bengal Lift strike, tea planters tell unions 2018-07-02 [The Telegraph]

Kerala Taxi operators to go on strike seeking fare revision 2018-07-02 [The Hindu]

Karnataka KSRTC workers’ body to go on 40-day strike from Aug 92018-07-02 [The Herald]

The Life of Labour: Garment Workers Protest Against Sexual Harassment at Workplace 2018-07-02 [The Wire]

Andhra Pradesh Staff crisis at many PSUs, including RINL 2018-07-01 [Express News Service]

Maharashtra Employee unions protest action against BOM MD, Exe Director 2018-07-01 [Outlook India]

Himachal Pradesh GVK EMRI terminates services of 63 striking ambulance staff in HP 2018-07-01 [The Business Standard]

Delhi Delhi Metro commuter group extends support to 9,000 workers on strike 2018-07-01 [The Express]

West Bengal TMC shuns tea strike 2018-07-01 [The Telegraph]

Himachal Pradesh Talks between GVK-EMRI, striking employees fail2018-06-30 [The Tribune]

West Bengal Tea strike for minimum pay 2018-06-30 [The Telegraph]

Delhi High Court strikes down Metro staff’s strike 2018-06-30 [DNA]

Himachal Pradesh Ambulance services in HP remain hit as employees’ strike enters Day 5 2018-06-29 [Outlook]

Delhi Metro staff plans strike from tomorrow, services may get crippled: All you need to know 2018-06-29 [Times Now]

Delhi Delhi Metro employees threaten strike from tomorrow, want union and better pay 2018-06-29 [The Times]

Indefinite strike at IMFA Therubali plant enters second day 2018-06-28 [Kalinga TV]

Seafarers on hunger strike, seek pension, increase in wages 2018-06-28 [Indian Express]

Delhi Delhi Metro services may come to halt from Saturday 2018-06-28 [The Economic Times]

Uttar Pradesh Workshop for domestic helpers organised 2018-06-28 [The Pioneer]

Karnataka Workers of Maddur’s Shahi Exports Complain of Harassment, Walk Out of Factory in Protest 2018-06-27 [Newsclick]

Global initiatives failing to stop labour abuses in India, activists say2018-06-27 [Reuters]

Madhya Pradesh Ujjain: Outsourced electricity workers intensify protest2018-06-26 [The Free Press Journal]

West Bengal Lockout At Bengal Textile Factory, 5,700 Jobs At Stake 2018-06-26 [NDTV]

Punjab Commuters face tough time as Roadways staff on strike 2018-06-26 [The Tribune]

Rajasthan Handloom Workers Continue their Strike, Demand Better Working Conditions 2018-06-26 [Newsclick]

Seafarers on Indefinite Hunger Strike at All Major Ports 2018-06-25 [Newsclick]

Delhi Under-construction wall falls on 6 labourers in GK, one dead 2018-06-25 [ Express News Service ]

Tamil Nadu Tea leaf pickers in Valparai demand better wages 2018-06-25 [TNN]

Karnataka A shocking investigation exposes the abuses faced by workers making clothes for the British high street 2018-06-24 [The Canary]

Tamil Nadu Agri workers seek job under MGNREGS 2018-06-24 [The Hindu]

Tamil Nadu Retired state transport workers demand timely pension and dues 2018-06-24 [TN Labour]

West Bengal Domestic workers rally in Kolkata for just wages, social security 2018-06-23 [The Business Standard]

Uttar Pradesh Govt sitting on CM’s assurance, allege sanitation workers’ union 2018-06-23 [The Pioneer]

Karnataka Bangalore Garment Factory Labourers: Understanding Their Plights And Demands 2018-06-23 [The Logical Indian]

Andhra Pradesh Fishing workers’ strike pushes industry into uncertainty2018-06-23 [TNN]

West Bengal Domestic workers rally in Kolkata for just wages, social security 2018-06-23 [IANS]

India to be lone economy facing suppressed wages by 2030: Study2018-06-23 [PTI]

That’s terrible, that’s Tetley! – tea workers denied their human right to safe drinking water 2018-06-22 [IUF]

Chhattisgarh Heading Towards Shutdown With 36 Unions Gearing Up for Statewide Protest, Services to be Hit 2018-06-22 [The Tribune]

West Bengal Meal workers voice concern 2018-06-22 [The Telegraph]

Why India’s maternity leave law has hit working mothers hard 2018-06-21 [DailyO]

Maharashtra Permanent jobs for 2,700 Mumbai sanitation workers2018-06-21 [TNN]

Fugitive Vijay Mallya has blood on his hands: Kingfisher workers write to PM 2018-06-21 [ANI]

Himachal Pradesh CITU holds 36-hr Mahapadav against lockout of Diamond restaurant 2018-06-20 [United News]

West Bengal Big Win For Domestic Workers In West Bengal; Now Recognised As Trade Union 2018-06-20 [The Logical Indian]

Karnataka Committee to study demands of garment workers 2018-06-20 [The Hindu]

CITU Opposes Selling Off of Coal India Limited Shares to the Private Sector 2018-06-19 [News First]

Uttar Pradesh Transport workers on strike demanding salary hike2018-06-19 [The Pioneer]

Karnataka Bangalore Garment Factory Labourers: Understanding Their Plights And Demands 2018-06-19 [The Logical Indian]

West Bengal In a First, Kolkata Domestic Workers’ Organisation Gets Trade Union Status 2018-06-19 [The Wire]

Delhi Domestic workers hold meeting 2018-06-18 [The Hindu]

West Bengal Domestic workers’ body gets trade union status2018-06-18 [The Hindu]

Domestic helps helpless for lack of rules 2018-06-18 [The Hindu]

Haryana Sanitation workers seek timely salary 2018-06-17 [The Tribune]

Labour that we fail to see 2018-06-17 [The Hindu]

Haryana Protesting Haryana ASHA Workers Detained and Released2018-06-17 [Newsclick]

Kerala Shrimp industry workers stage dharna seeking better wages2018-06-17 [UNI]

Haryana ‘Demands not met’, Asha workers strike work 2018-06-16 [TNN]

Assam Interim wage relief for tea workers 2018-06-16 [Telegraph]

Tamil Nadu Domestic workers demand fair and minimum wages 2018-06-16 [The Hindu]

Karnataka Low wages and the garment sector: What can the Karnataka govt do for employees? 2018-06-16 [NewsMinute]

Haryana Domestic workers harassed daily as cops turn a deaf ear2018-06-16 [The Times]

Haryana ASHA workers flay govt, court arrest 2018-06-16 [The Tribune]

Haryana ‘Demands not met’, Asha workers strike work 2018-06-16 [The Times]

International Domestic Workers Day: Just another day for the millions toiling away in our homes 2018-06-16 [The Express]

Karnataka Low wages and the garment sector: What can the Karnataka govt do? 2018-06-16 [The News Minute]

Which child to school? Tough choice for Indian garment workers 2018-06-16 [Reuters]

Telangana GS/NFIR’s Message on his Birthday at Secunderabad in English. 2018-06-15 [NFIR INDIA MEDIA CENTRE]

Prominent editor Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Kashmir, India2018-06-15 [IFJ]

Labour union accuses Tech Mahindra of layoffs, unfair termination 2018-06-14 [Moneycontrol]

Kerala Nipah: Government to honour health workers 2018-06-14 [TNN]

Haryana Workers filling potholes on NH service lane end up in police station 2018-06-14 [TNN]

Shujaat Bukhari, Editor of ‘Rising Kashmir’, Shot Dead in Srinagar2018-06-14 [The Wire]

7th pay commission: Good news for retired 27 lakh employees, details inside 2018-06-14 [DNA]

Uttar Pradesh FCI union warns of violent stir in support of their demands 2018-06-13 [The Pioneer]

Delhi IAS officers’ ‘strike’ row: AAP workers march to LG House 2018-06-13 [United News]

One-Day Fast And Protest Organised By Northern Railway’s Workers Union 2018-06-13 [The Daily Addaa]

Power employees to hold nationwide strike against privatisation bill 2018-06-13 [PSI]

7th Pay Commission: Over 23 Lakh Pensioners To Get Benefit Up To Rs. 18,000 2018-06-13 [NDTV]

Schneider Electric workers rally for union rights in India 2018-06-11 [IndustriALL]

Telangana ‘Regularise workers and earmark separate grant in the budget for payment of salaries’ -CITU 2018-06-11 [The Hindu]

West Bengal 3 months’ pay for mill workers 2018-06-11 [The Telegraph]

Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers Calls for Nation-wide Strike on November 15 2018-06-11 [Newsclick]

West Bengal Tea union panels to help secure arrears 2018-06-11 [The Telegraph]

‘Your Home is My Workplace’: Empowering Domestic Workers2018-06-11 [The Express]

Rajasthan Adivasi Women Are Coming Together to Assert Their Rights2018-06-11 [The Wire]

Telangana Deadlock over RTC strike continues; talks to resume 2018-06-10 [The Express]

Manipur Workers’ lockout over pay panel 2018-06-09 [The Telegraph]

Tamil Nadu Employees protest demanding disbursal of arrears 2018-06-09 [TNN]

Govt approves 55% hike in wages of Gram Dak Sevaks 2018-06-09 [FE Bureau]

Maharashtra MSRTC workers go on strike, state bus services hit 2018-06-08 [Times of India]

Maharashtra ST Bus Workers Go On Strike Across The State 2018-06-08 [Mumbai Live]

Maharashtra Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation workers go on partial strike 2018-06-08 []

Tamil Nadu Sanitation workers stage onsite protest in Rippon building complex for 2 days in a row 2018-06-08 [tnlabour]

Anti-union harassment and victimization escalate at AB InBev Sonepat 2018-06-06 [IUF]

Promotions in govt. offices should go on: Supreme Court 2018-06-06 [The Hindu]

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