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Steep decline in quality of labour data 2018-12-14 [Hindu Business Line]

Ministry going all out to push labour codes 2018-12-14 [ET Bureau]

Three workers dead in boiler explosion 2018-12-14 [ANI]

Banks to remain shut for 5 days as bank employees are set to go on a strike 2018-12-14 [Live]

What Our Elitist Reaction to the Zomato Delivery Man Tells Us About Our Lack of Empathy 2018-12-13 [arre.co.in]

Airport staff to go on mass causal leave on December 28 to protest privatization 2018-12-10 [TNN]

AAI employees to go on hunger strike against proposed privatisation of six airports 2018-12-10 [Indian Express]

Insurance employees to observe two-day strike on Jan 8, 9 2018-12-09 [STATE TIMES NEWS]

Restaurants, hotels, cab drivers unions cry foul as online aggregators continue the discount-driven battle 2018-12-07 [Financial Express]

ILO’s ‘High Wage Growth’ in India Based on Estimates, Not Real Data 2018-12-07 [NewsClick]

Will NCW's Proposed Policy on Workplace Harassment Really Help Women? 2018-12-07 [The Wire]

CIC: Get unorganised sector workers’ data 2018-12-07 [TNN]

Get ready for another bank strike on December 21 2018-12-06 [ET Bureau]

NLCIL inks wage pact with trade unions; 10,000 employees to be benefited 2018-12-06 [Business Standard]

Bank strike in December: There can be 2-day bank strike around Christmas 2018-12-06 [The Times]

November labour data remains bleak, urban numbers worrying 2018-12-05 [TNN]

Pricol relocates 302 employees after 100-day strike ends 2018-12-04 [The Times]

Trouble for Bank of Baroda-Dena Bank-Vijaya Bank merger: Unions announce strike 2018-12-03 [Zee News]

BSNL employee unions defer strike 2018-12-03 [PTI]

Bank workers’ union urges Election Commission to put curbs on loan-waiver promises 2018-12-02 [The Express]

Bank unions plan strike on December 26 against BoB-Vijaya-Dena merger 2018-12-02 [This Week]

Despite #MeToo wave in India, women in low-wage jobs still suffer widespread harassment 2018-12-01 [The Times]

All unions expressed solidarity to Aurabindo workers agitation 2018-11-30 [Hans India]

Hundreds riot over sackings at Noida Chinese phone unit 2018-11-30 [PTI]

7th Pay Commission: Meet pension, wages demand or face strike, BSNL, MTNL threaten NDA government 2018-11-30 [Zee News]

Coal India employees stay away from offer for sale 2018-11-29 [ET Bureau]

BSNL employee unions allege govt patronising Reliance Jio 2018-11-29 [The Times]

Will raise NDA's anti-labour policies at ITUC 2018-11-29 [The Times]

High Court halts Press Trust of India’s mass layoff 2018-11-28 [IFJ]

PIL urges Minimum Wages Act for domestic workers 2018-11-27 [The Hindu]

7th Pay Commission: Massive salary hike proposed for employees of this central government department 2018-11-27 [PTI]

JNU requests teachers association to call-off hunger strike on Monday 2018-11-26 [Timenowsnews]

7th Pay Commission: Major protest today over non-implementation of recommendations 2018-11-26 [Oneindia]

7th pay commission: Retired BSNL, MTNL staff hold strike for pension revision 2018-11-24 [PTI]

Water transport workers’ meet from tomorrow 2018-11-23 [The Hindu]

Railway Employees Call For 'Work-To-Rule' Protest From December 11 2018-11-23 [NDTV]

106 contract workers at GMCH, GCH go on strike 2018-11-23 [Times of India]

MP, Rajasthan under BJP have steered the destruction of workers’ security 2018-11-23 [Newsclick]

Central trade unions boycott tripartite meeting on labour code on safety, health 2018-11-23 [PTI]

'Work-to-rule' protest by Railway workers from December 11 2018-11-23 [PTI]

Water transport workers oppose move to ‘privatise’ major ports 2018-11-23 [Hindu Business Line]

ILO India releases third five-year programme to ensure decent work-for-all 2018-11-22 [BT]

E-sevai workers conducted a demonstration demanding fair wage and better working conditions 2018-11-22 [Newsclick]

How can manual scavenging end in India? The ‘Hope Machine’ has the answer! 2018-11-22 [The Better India]

Union leader criticises govt over hiring workers on contract, instead of offering permanent jobs 2018-11-22 [Businesstoday]

Union Leader Questions Government’s Doublespeak at ILO Event 2018-11-21 [The Wire]

Alarming erosion of labour laws 2018-11-19 [ITUC]

Two rival unions in Hyundai Motor India to join hands for talks 2018-11-18 [Daiji]

Fisherfolk represent India at global forum 2018-11-17 [TNN]

Sanitation Workers Protest Against Dangerous Work Conditions 2018-11-17 [Newsclick]

This month in labour history

3-12-1984 Bhopal chemical disaster, leading to hundreds of deaths. [more]

25-12-1968 Forty-four Dalits are burnt to death in Kizhavenmani village, Tamil Nadu. Retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit laborers. [more]

29-12-1948 Hind Mazdoor Sabha (Workers Assembly of India) national trade union centre is founded. [more]