Labour Struggles News Updates (September 2018)

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October 3, 2018

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (30th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-30 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Tamil Nadu 2 more die in manual scavenging incident, 1,790 deaths and counting 2018-09-30 [The News Minute]

Haryana Roadways staff strike work, commuters hit 2018-09-30 [The Guardian]

Delhi ‘Swachhta He Seva’ Turns Into ‘Selfie With Garbage’ As Sanitation Workers Go On Strike 2018-09-30 [The Times]

Job cuts, now a worker death at Mondelez (Cadbury) 2018-09-30 [IUF]

Maharashtra Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids moves Bombay HC 2018-09-29 [PTI]

10 central trade unions to go on 2-day nationwide strike from Jan 8 2018-09-29 [PTI]

E-pharmacies: chemists’ union observes nationwide strike 2018-09-29 [The Hindu]

Andhra Pradesh Contract staff flash strike leaves pilgrims in lurch2018-09-29 [The Hans]

Delhi East Delhi stinks as sanitary workers’ strike enters 17th day 2018-09-29 [Today]

10 trade unions call for nationwide strike over unemployment 2018-09-29 [The Hindu]

Tamil Nadu Yamaha Workers’ Strike Over Sacking of 2 Workers in Kanchipuram Plant Enters 9th Day 2018-09-29 [Newsclick]

Trade Unions Announce Nationwide Strike on January 8-9 2018-09-29 [Newsclick]

Tamil Nadu Myoung Shin workers protest in front of Korean Consulate2018-09-28 [The Hindu]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (28th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-28 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Rajasthan Strikes abound, as CM, ministers busy with poll campaign 2018-09-27 [The Times]

Kerala HC bars strike plan of KSRTC unions 2018-09-27 [The Hindu]

Assam Mid-day meal workers stage protest; demand salary hike in Baksa district 2018-09-27 [The Sentinel]

Tamil Nadu Industrial workers’ strike continues in Chennai, govt steps in for negotiations 2018-09-27 [Indian Express]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (27th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-27 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

‘Government policies killing the knitwear industry’ 2018-09-26 [Frontline]

82% of male and 92% of female workers earn less than Rs 10,000 a month: ‘State of Working India’ Report 2018-09-26 [Businesstoday]

‘National shame’: Sewer workers, activists protest against deaths of manual scavengers in India 2018-09-26 [Scroll]

57% of regular Indian employees earn less than ₹10,000 2018-09-26 [Livemint]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (26th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-26 [NFIRINDIA, GOOGLE]

Telangana Salaries unpaid: Secunderabad Cantonment Board sanitary staff may strike 2018-09-25 [The Express]

Telangana Sanitation workers in Secunderabad to strike against non-payment of wages 2018-09-25 [The News Minute]

Rajasthan Raj transport workers’ strike enters ninth day 2018-09-25 [The Business Standard]

Tamil Nadu 3700 Yamaha, Royal Enfield, Myoung Shin workers go on strike 2018-09-25 [The News Minute]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (25th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-25 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Tamil Nadu Strike hits production at Chennai plants of Royal Enfield, Yamaha 2018-09-25 [The Hindu]

Assam Tea union demands Rs 350 as daily wage 2018-09-24 [The Telegraph]

Delhi Low Wages and Exploitation: DTC Workers Call ‘Strike Ballot’2018-09-24 [Newsclick]

Delhi Trans-Yamuna stinks on Day 12 of sanitation workers’ strike2018-09-24 [The Pioneer]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (24th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-24 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

HAL staff reject Nirmala’s claim that facility lacked capability to assemble Rafale jets 2018-09-23 [The Telegraph]

Jammu and Kashmir Address long pending demands of ASHA workers: Tarigami 2018-09-23 [Images]

Government pulled up for failing to implement Factories Act 2018-09-23 [The Wire]

How do other countries clean their sewers and is there something India can learn from them? 2018-09-23 [Scroll.in]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (23rd SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-23 [NFIRINDIA, GOOGLE]

Jammu and Kashmir Daily earners to go on strike today 2018-09-22 [The Tribune]

Chandigarh Safai sewaks come out in support of striking door-to-door waste collectors 2018-09-22 [The Tribune]

Delhi Sanitation Situation Deteriorates in Delhi as Strike by Workers Enters 10th Day 2018-09-22 [The Wire]

Karnataka Garment workers get wages below urban poverty line 2018-09-22 [The Hindu]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (22nd SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-22 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Delhi EDMC Mayor blames govt for safai karamchari strike 2018-09-21 [The Hindu]

Delhi Strike by sanitation staff in east Delhi enters ninth day 2018-09-21 [The Times]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (21st SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-21 [NFIRINDIA, GOOGLE]

Railway staff attack case: NHRC issues notice to Railway Board and Haryana Government seeking action 2018-09-20 [Timesnownews.com]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (20th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-20 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Assam Ambulance services off in Assam even after staff suspend stir2018-09-20 [The Times]

Haryana Roadways staff on 24-hr fast today; buses to run 2018-09-20 [The Tribune]

Meghalaya Central government staff take to the streets 2018-09-20 [The Times]

Delhi Garbage piling up in east 2018-09-20 [The Hindu]

Maharashtra Railway workers protest outside Churchgate, CST stations 2018-09-19 [The Mirror]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (19th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-19 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Rajasthan Buses off roads 2018-09-18 [The Hindu]

Railway workers threaten to go on strike; to protest on September 192018-09-18 [The Mirror]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (18th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-18 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Rajasthan 4,500 Rajasthan Buses To Remain Off Roads Today As Employees Strike 2018-09-17 [NDTV]

Delhi With deaths of sewage workers, new India confronts an old scourge 2018-09-16 [Seattle Times]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (16th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-16 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Haryana Roadways employees unions’ to hold 24 hours hunger strike2018-09-15 [The Pioneer]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (15th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-15 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Delhi Government Moves Top Court Against Judgement Quashing Minimum Wages 2018-09-14 [IANS]

Elgaar Parishad case: Left-backed employees’ unions protest, demand rights activists’ release 2018-09-14 [ Express News Service]

Labour law amendments: Despite trade unions’ boycott, govt pushes through agenda 2018-09-14 [Tribune News Service]

Kerala KSRTC unions plan indefinite stir from October 3 2018-09-14 [TNN]

Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (14th SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. 2018-09-14 [NFIR INDIA, GOOGLE]

Uttar Pradesh 6 labourers die in petro-chemical factory blast 2018-09-13 [PNS]

West Bengal Darjeeling’ steam engine toy trains grounded after labourers strike work 2018-09-13 [Hindustan Times]

Social protection to mitigate poverty: Examining the neglect of India’s informal workers 2018-09-13 [ORF]

Punjab No worker paid unemployment allowance under MGNREG ..2018-09-13 [TNN]

Tamil Nadu Pricol workers besiege labour office 2018-09-13 [TNN]

West Bengal Good news for 1.30 lakh workers, salary hiked by 45%2018-09-13 [DNA]

Delhi Young, underpaid and overworked in Delhi: Workers’ death at DLF complex reveals how society treats those who clean sewers 2018-09-13 [Firstpost]

Goa Workers protest inMormugao 2018-09-13 [TNN]

Root of India’s malnutrition problem: the underpaid Anganwadi worker2018-09-13 [Indian Express]

Assam AJYCP dharna over workers’ removal 2018-09-13 [Telegraph India]

Haryana Multi-Purpose Health Workers’ Strike Continues for 3rd week2018-09-13 [Newsclick]

Delhi victim compensation fund : HC questions practice of 25% deduction from prisoners’ wages 2018-09-13 [The Hans India]

Gujarat Mid-day meal workers seek wage hike 2018-09-13 [PTI]

Delhi Sanitation workers protest delayed wages 2018-09-13 [The Hindu]

Delhi Safai union goes on strike over benefits 2018-09-13 [The Times]

Assam Aasaa on stir path to hike tea garden workers’ wages 2018-09-12 [TNN]

Trade unions to skip meeting of Labour ministry, protesting exclusion of INTUC 2018-09-12 [ET Bureau]

After death of sanitation workers in Delhi, Gurugram civic body may purchase gloves, masks for staff 2018-09-11 [The Times]

Goa Mining workers held protests over retrenchment by Chowgule company 2018-09-11 [Spotlight]

Telangana Emergency Ambulance service staff continue strike 2018-09-11 [The Times]

Goa Mining workers held protests over retrenchment by Chowgule company 2018-09-11 [Spotlight]

After death of sanitation workers in Delhi, Gurugram civic body may purchase gloves, masks for staff 2018-09-11 [The Times]

Delhi ‘Taken for Granted and Ignored’, Anganwadi Workers Demand Better Pay, Conditions 2018-09-10 [The Wire]

Karnataka Bharat Bandh: Cab drivers in Bengaluru to also join strike on Monday 2018-09-10 [The News Minute]

Delhi Four workers die cleaning sewer tank in west Delhi 2018-09-10 [TNN]

Delhi Five sewage workers killed by septic tank fumes 2018-09-10 [Deutsche Welle]

Bihar Transport union joins bandh bandwagon 2018-09-09 [The Telegraph]

Jammu and Kashmir PHE daily wagers threaten strike 2018-09-09 [The State Times]

Telangana Bengaluru: Public transport to be affected by the bandh on 10 September 2018-09-09 [The Hans]

City to host global trade union meet 2018-09-08 [The Hindu]

200 days and still fighting! Brewery workers across India support struggle at AB InBev’s Budweiser plant2018-09-08 [IUF]

Tamil Nadu MTC workers’ flash strike leaves commuters in lurch 2018-09-08 [The Times]

Haryana Transport department to chargesheet agitating employees 2018-09-08 [The Times]

Haryana 382 health workers booked in state 2018-09-08 [The Tribune]

Uttar Pradesh Protesting BG teachers intensify stir 2018-09-08 [The Pioneer]

Telangana CITU demands hike in salaries for contract workers 2018-09-08 [The Hans]

Karnataka Denied wages, sanitation workers at Mysore University stage protests 2018-09-08 [The News Minute]

Haryana Now, workers’ union to launch stir, threatens assembly gherao 2018-09-07 [The Times]

Telangana GHMC workers’s strike enters day two 2018-09-07 [The Express]

Haryana Nurses end strike, threaten another stir if demands not met 2018-09-07 [The Times]

Haryana Govt decides to suspend 122 roadways employees over strike 2018-09-07 [The Tribune]

Workers of CITU unions stage dharna against anti-labour policies 2018-09-06 [United News]

Telangana Strike by GHMC outsourcing staff begins 2018-09-06 [The Hindu]

Workers, farmers to protest Modi govt’s failure together in Delhi 2018-09-05 [The Business Standard]

Rains and protests: Women march to Parliament Street against violence 2018-09-05 [The Business Standard]

Haryana Roadways employees to go on strike on Wednesday, public transport to be hit 2018-09-05 [The Economic Times]

Chandigarh Powermen union protests against administration, burn effigie 2018-09-02 [The Times]

Odisha Odisha Stevedores Limited workers on hunger strike 2018-09-02 [The Express]

Delhi Central govt health workers launch protest 2018-09-02 [The Asian Age]

Haryana Govt, staff unions to face off after ESMA 2018-09-01 [The Tribune]

Haryana Transport staff plan stir from Sept 5 2018-09-01 [The Times]

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