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Despite huge funds, strength of dispensary staff not increased 2017-02-13 [Express News Service]

Cooks to go on hunger strike 2017-02-12 [The Tribune]

Nurses on hunger strike, threaten indefinite stir 2017-01-24 [Express News Service]

Health workers’ stir for wage hike 2017-01-21 [TOI]

Teachers to hold protest over non-payment of salaries 2017-01-07 [Express News Service]

Sanitation workers gherao MC office 2016-12-27 [Tribune News Service]

Pay scale of HUDA employees revised 2016-12-09 [India Today]

Working non-stop, bank staff pushed to edge 2016-11-30 [TOI]

2% DA for govt staff with effect from July 2016-11-25 [Tribune India]

Industry laying off employees in Punjab, says Amarinder 2016-11-23 [India Live Today]

Left cashless, Migrant workers head home 2016-11-22 [TOI]

UT raises upper age limit for govt jobs from 25 to 37 2016-11-05 [Tribune India]

Govt workers' leaders under `house arrest' 2016-11-02 [TOI]

NHM staff strike hits patients hard 2016-10-30 [TOI]

Scrap jobs on contract: Discom staff 2016-10-26 [TOI]

GMCH workers to go on strike today 2016-10-26 [Tribune India]

NHM Employees’ strike: Haryana sacks 6 Association office-bearers 2016-10-26 [The Indian Express]

Health employees strike affect health services, Haryana sacks six leaders 2016-10-25 [TOI]

Now, health workers call indefinite stir for pay parity 2016-10-23 [TOI]

Panel on 7th Pay Commission submits report 2016-10-21 [The Hindu]

High drama at MC office over allotment of rooms to unions 2016-10-15 [Tribune News Service]

Non-teaching staff protest against govt 2016-10-08 [Tribune India]

Contractual staff adamant on demands 2016-10-07 [Tribune India]

Relieved teachers hold protest; meet MP Kher 2016-10-04 [TNN]

50 workers who suffer most 2016-09-25 [TOI]

Suspension of lab technicians ordered for going on strike 2016-09-21 [The Hindu]

Finally, sewer workers get safety equipment worth Rs 21.11 lakh 2016-09-20 [Express News Service]

Regularization of contract, ad hoc employees stayed 2016-09-03 [TOI]

Nurses’ strike cripples PGI 2016-09-03 [THE TRIBUNE]

Gurgaon auto-rickshaw unions call off strike 2016-08-31 [The Hindu]

Over 22,000 auto on strike; passengers left in lurch 2016-08-29 [TOI]

CAT seeks status of alternative housing for GMCH-32 nurses 2016-08-28 [Hindu Business Line]

PRTC workers raise slew of demands 2016-07-26 [Tribune India]

Huda field officer has no power of transfer of class-III employees, says chief chief administrator 2016-07-13 [TOI]

Chandigarh admn to start subsidised canteens for workers, slum dwellers in city 2016-07-10 [The Indian Express]

3 inhale poisonous gas in Sonepat, die 2016-07-07 [The Hindu]

Talks with govt fail, discom employees' strike from today 2016-06-29 [TOI]

Child labour: Commission summons labour dept official 2016-06-18 [TOI]

Powermen threaten strike on June 16 2016-06-11 [TOI]

Workers rough up MC officer after union chief's suicide 2016-06-10 [TOI]

199 labour violations detected in Haryana 2016-05-21 [India Today]

Workers protest in Gurgaon 2016-05-12 [The Hindu]

Drivers, owners threaten jams in NCR 2016-05-07 [The Hindu]

Strike against handover of Huda sectors called off 2016-05-04 [TOI]

Chief Minister blinks, Huda strike set to end 2016-05-03 [TOI]

Employees, unions observe May Day 2016-05-02 [Tribune News Service]

Strike shadow on sector transfer 2016-04-26 [TOI]

Women kiln workers rise for their rights 2016-04-23 [TOI]

Sanitation workers call off their strike 2016-04-09 [Tribune India]

Workshop for maids on sexual harassment at workplace 2016-04-05 [TOI]

This month in labour history

3-06-1977 Police opened fire on a workers' demonstration, killing 12. Thousands of workers from the Bhilai Steel plant and mines had been demonstrating at the police station where strike leader Shankar Guha Niyogi was being held following his arrest. [more]

29-06-1928 The South Indian Railway strike begins. The bosses respond with a lock-out and the colonial government unleashes severe, violent repression. [more]