Verizon lays off over 1,000 employees in India; workers seek help from IT Union

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Assam 10 tea workers injured as estate owners open fire in Assam 2017-12-14 [Tribune]

Verizon lays off over 1,000 employees in India; workers seek help from IT Union 2017-12-13 [International Business Times]

Maharashtra 130 ASHA women workers risk losing their jobs by going on strike 2017-12-13 [The Free Press]

Bihar The Life of Labour: 80,000 Bihar Health Workers Sacked, Fisherpeople Affected By Cyclone Ockhi 2017-12-11 [The Wire]

Haryana About 500 protesting NHM workers sacked 2017-12-10 [The Times]

Haryana Gurgaon: Health workers’ strike continues for third day, services hit 2017-12-08 [The Times]

Bihar Govt Orders to Terminate Services of 80,000 Striking Health Workers 2017-12-08 [News18]

Punjab Workers stage protest, want labour laws enforced 2017-12-06 [The Tribune]

Haryana Workers at Manesar auto parts firm struggle to form union’ - Report 2017-12-06 [Steel Guru]

Haryana National Health Mission Workers Begin Two-Day Strike in Haryana 2017-12-05 [Newsclick]

Tamil Nadu Retrenched Greaves Cotton Workers Protest in Chennai 2017-12-05 [tnlabour]

Punjab RTA gives in to PRTC union’s demand after protest 2017-12-05 [The Tribune]

Punjab Mid-day meal cooks seek pay hike 2017-12-04 [The Tribune]

‘Workers at Manesar auto parts firm struggle to form union’ 2017-12-04 [The Hindu]

48,000 die yearly due to occupational accidents in India: Study 2017-12-03 [Zee News]

Tamil Nadu HC Orders Nurses Back to Work 2017-12-03 [The News Minute]

Tamil Nadu Government Nurses Stage a Spirited Strike; Demand Regularization 2017-12-03 [TN Labour]

Seaman Guard Ohio: ITF praised for role in winning crew release 2017-11-30 [ITF]

Tamil Nadu Retired employees of the state transport corporations hold a state-wide protest demanding payment of dues 2017-11-30 [tnlabour]

Assam From Geneva to Guwahati: demanding fair wages for Assam’s tea workers 2017-11-28 [Open Democracy]

Tamil Nadu Workers of Tamil Nadu Salt Corporation stage protest 2017-11-28 [The Hindu]

Ivanka Trump to promote women in India amid questions about workers who make her clothes there 2017-11-28 [Chicago Tribune]

Maharashtra Wary of Shiv Sena, unions, state shelves key labour reform 2017-11-27 [The Times]

Kerala Port sector trade unions of Kochi flay DCI privatisation move 2017-11-27 [The New indian Express]

Tamil Nadu Sanmina workers strike in the factory 2017-11-27 [tnlabour]

BPO workers face racial abuse regularly, says study 2017-11-26 [Press Trust of India]

Tamil Nadu Trade unions seek minimum wages for mill workers 2017-11-26 [The Hindu]

Media’s Indifference to Labour Issues Is Muzzling the Already Vanishing Voices of Workers 2017-11-25 [The Wire]

Punjab Anganwari workers’ stir enters 3rd day 2017-11-25 [The Tribune]

Nagaland Manipur drivers threaten strike 2017-11-24 [The Telegraph]

Maharashtra Nagar nigam workers call off strike 2017-11-24 [The Times]

Maharashtra Trade unions to launch agitation against labour law changes 2017-11-23 [The Times]

Karnataka Cheap bus passes await garment, building workers 2017-11-23 [The Economic Times]

Punjab Sewerage workers’ union demands job regularisation 2017-11-23 [The Tribune]

Jammu and Kashmir Chain Hunger Strike: 2 more striking workers fall unconscious, hospitalized 2017-11-23 [Greater Kashmir]

Tripura Senior journalist shot point blank by solider in Tripura 2017-11-22 [IFJ]

Maharashtra 8 workers die as elevator in river link tunnel work snaps 2017-11-21 [NYOOOZ]

Union flags concern over privatisation move 2017-11-21 [NYOOOZ]

Karnataka Prisoners protest non-payment of wages 2017-11-21 [The Hindu]

‘Concerted fight of workers across sectors needed now’ 2017-11-20 [The Hindu]

Alberta Film Union Leader comes to Fort McMurray with homecoming for Indo-Canadian filmmaker 2017-11-20 [CBC]

Tamil Nadu From Vishaka Guidelines to Compromise on Sexual Harrassment: (In)Justice in High Court 2017-11-20 [tnlabour]

Tamil Nadu RYA convention at Sriperumbudur 2017-11-20 [tnlabour]

Karnataka Protest staged against move to dilute KPME amendment Bill 2017-11-19 [The Hindu]

Rajasthan Ghadei tears into Tata Steel over plight of workers 2017-11-19 [The Express]

Who is Anasuya Sarabhai? Sarabhai's name will remain etched in eternal history for championing the women's labour movement 2017-11-19 [The Express]

Tamil Nadu Nurses stage protest 2017-11-19 [The Hindu]

Karnataka Rotor blade unit workers withdraw protest after talks over lockout 2017-11-19 [The Hindu]

West Bengal New ration scheme is enriching tea estate managements at the cost of their workers 2017-11-19 [Scroll]

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