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LabourStart photo of the day.The Anganbadi Workers Union of Delhi struck in June to press the workers' demand to be converted from contract to regular employment. In addition to stopping work the workers mounted a public hunger strike. Anganbadi is a government sponsored child-care and mother-care program which relies solely on the work of the Anganbadi workers most of which are women. (Photo: Bigul Mazdoor Dasta ) Click here to read more labour news from India.
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Today in Labour History

1981 United States of America Ronald Reagan fired 11,000 airtraffic controllers for striking and breaks PATCO, their union.[more]

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