Labour Struggles in India: Updates

August 13, 2022


Haryana Pay demand not met, 4,000 cleaners threaten October strike2022-08-12 [The Times]

Telangana TSRTC unions clamour for recognised tag 2018-08-11 [The Hans]

Andhra Pradesh RTC union leaders promise to deliver 2022-08-11 [The Hindu]

Telangana Construction workers stage dharna 2018-08-11 [The Hans]

Northern railway women workers demand change in uniform, say no changing room at stations 2018-08-11 [The Express]

Karnataka Minimum wages sought 2018-08-11 [The Hindu]

Tamil Nadu LIC agents for minimum wages 2018-08-11 [The Hindu]

Air India pilot union writes letter to CMD over delay in salary 2018-08-11 [ENS]

Tamil Nadu Trade unions meet Textile Minister on NTC workers’ wage revision 2018-08-11 [The Hindu]

Sex workers angry about anti-trafficking law they say exposes them to harassment 2018-08-10 [The South China Morning Post]

Northern rly women workers demand change in uniform 2018-08-10 [The Herald]

Punjab Agricultural workers, AITUC seek rollback of Wage Code Bill2022-08-10 [TNS]

Maharashtra Government employees withdraw strike 2022-08-10 [PTI]

Tamil Nadu For sanitary workers, it’s always a cesspool 2022-08-10 [TNN]

India to develop mining safety codes to protect contract workers 2018-08-10 [Mining-Technology]

Parliament panel wants mechanism to prevent exploitation of overseas Indian workers 2018-08-10 [PTI]

Delhi Delhi will adopt Centre’s revised minimum wages, says Gopal Rai 2018-08-10 [ENS]

Punjab Trade unions, farmers up in arms 2018-08-10 [Tribune]

Karnataka ESIC contract workers go on strike demanding pending wages 2018-08-10 [The Hindu]

7th pay commission: Good news for 17 lakh employees, salary hike with 3-year arrears may come soon 2018-08-09 [DNA]

West Bengal Worker safety of no value 2018-08-09 [Telegraph]

Bengal-Assam tea wage race 2018-08-09 [Telegraph]

Delhi Government to adopt Centre’s scheme on minimum wages 2018-08-09 [IANS]

West Bengal Tea workers strike for 50 cent per day pay rise 2018-08-09 [The Daily Star]

ESIC workers go on strike 2018-08-09 [The Hindu]

Himachal Pradesh Strike by ambulance workers ‘absolutelty illegal’: Himachal 2018-08-09 [Times of India]

Govt workers’ strike paralyses medical services in Nagpur 2022-08-09 [Nagpur Today]

Maharashtra Nurses join three-day strike, doctors postpone surgeries2022-08-08 [The Asian Age]

Maharashtra Govt staff strike: Maharashtra hospitals severely affected 2018-08-08 [The Times]

Haryana Commuters face tough time as buses stay off Tricity roads2022-08-08 [The Times]

West Bengal More than 400,000 tea estate workers go on strike over pay 2018-08-08 [The Guardian]

India: National Association of Postal Employees Group C, India elected a new General Secretary 2018-08-08 [UNI Global Union]

Domestic Workers’ Movement Gains Momentum 2018-08-08 [Newsclick]

Maharashtra CITU to stage ‘jail bharo’ protest in Mumbai on August 92022-08-08 [The Business Standard]

Transport Workers To Observe National Strike On August 72022-08-07 [Newsclick]

Haryana Roadways workers union to protest on Tuesday, 4200 buses likely go off road 2018-08-07 [The Times]

Andhra Pradesh Hundreds of mid-day meal workers taken into custody after privatisation protest 2018-08-07 [The Hindu]

In Kerala, university exams postponed as all-India motor vehicles strike begins 2018-08-07 [The News Minute]

Transport workers strike today 2018-08-07 [Times of India]

Haryana Roadways workers union hold strike in Panchkula 2018-08-07 [Yahoo]

Nationwide transport strike affects commuters of Kerala, Haryana; Bengaluru evokes lukewarm response 2018-08-07 [oneindia]

Delhi HC directs employers not to recover enhanced minimum wages from employees 2018-08-07 [PTI]

Assam Demand to implement minimum wages for plantation workers in RS 2018-08-07 [PTI]

Workers being forced to forgo PF as they can’t produce birth certificate: Trade Union to Centre 2018-08-07 [News18]

Arunachal Pradesh AAPLU reiterates to work for welfare of labour community 2018-08-06 [24]

Punjab In Ludhiana, a one-room island of hope for children of migrant workers 2018-08-06 [The Express]

Andhra Pradesh Election fever grips APSRTC employees unions 2018-08-06 [The Express]

Haryana PWD workers hold protest, to gherao Assembly on Aug 202022-08-06 [The Tribune]

All-India motor vehicle strike against proposed MV amendment tomorrow 2018-08-06 [The Express]

Assam 2,000 Anganwadi workers to hold nationwide protest on August 9 2022-08-06 [GPlus]

Kerala Salary arrears for handloom workers 2018-08-06 [The Hindu]

Punjab Anganwari workers’ strike enters 3rd day 2018-08-06 [Tribune News Service]

‘Nation First’ Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh celebrates 63 years of its existence 2018-08-06 [ENS]

Delhi Delhi HC verdict to put financial stress on workers 2018-08-06 [IANS]

Punjab Govt portal for online registration of domestic workers 2018-08-05 [Clipper28]

West Bengal IIT-Kgp in panic mode as hostel workers’ strike looms2022-08-05 [The Times]

West Bengal GNLF brews garden push 2018-08-04 [The Telegraph]

Chhattisgarh Health Coordinator Union on indefinite strike 2022-08-04 [The Hitavada]

Indian workers on starvation wages 2018-08-04 [Newsclick]

8 workers killed in a blast in a quarry 2018-08-04 [IANS]

Delhi Construction workers to get free DTC rides 2022-08-04 [TNN]

Haryana EBP quota: HC stays appointments of health workers 2022-08-04 [TNN]

West Bengal Forum renews garden strike threat over wages 2018-08-04 [Telegraph]

Domestic workers seek social security law 2018-08-04 [The Hindu]

Gujarat Ahmedabad: Hawkers protest loss of livelihood 2018-08-04 [DNA]

Kerala Miners’ strike settled but questions remain about Vic Drilling CEO 2018-08-03 [The News]

Chhattisgarh Health Coordinator Union on indefinite strike 2022-08-03 [The Hitavada]

Are Workers’ Interests Truly Represented by the Trade Unions Amendment Act? 2018-08-02 [Newsclick]

Jammu and Kashmir Shikara union announces strike on August 62022-08-02 [Greater Kashmir]

Ambulance Workers Federation threatens to go on strike on Aug 142022-08-01 [Medical Dialogues]

Unions reject IBA’s wage raise offer 2018-08-01 [The Hindu]

Tamil Nadu Wages for sanitary guards sought 2018-08-01 [The Hindu]

Mizoram 1000 NHM workers unpaid since April 2018-08-01 [Telegraph]

Domestic workers seek protection from Parliament 2022-08-01 [DH News Service]

Retail inflation for industrial workers rose to 3.93pc in June 2018-08-01 [PTI]

Uttar Pradesh Six Bengal workers perish in UP cave-in 2018-08-01 [Telegraph]

Kuwait to pay 710 unpaid Indian workers of construction firm who quit after labour dispute 2018-08-01 [PTI]

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