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Today's news - Jammu and Kashmir

On strike for 3 months, Anganwari workers stage protest, block road at Dogra Chowk 2018-05-24 [The Daily Excelsior]

7th pay commission: J&K becomes first state to implement recommendations, 5 lakh employees to benefit 2018-04-24 [Express Web Desk ]

Striking Anganwadi workers stage rally in Jammu 2018-04-03 [PTI]

J&K Grameen Bank employees continue strike 2018-03-28 [The Daily Excelsior]

Rehdi-Fadi Worker Union held one day protest demonstration 2018-03-23 [Scoop]

Drivers & Workers Union of State Motor Garages nominates office bearers 2018-03-14 [The Daily Excelsior]

Estates employees to protest on March 12, 13 2018-03-11 [The State Times]

Anganwari workers being treated as bonded labourers: AWHU 2018-03-11 [The Daily Excelsior]

Employees union seeks reinstatement of 9 employees terminated in 2016 uprising 2018-03-10 [The Reader]

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

JKSPDC daily wagers' strike enters day 28 2017-11-08 [Greater Kashmir]

Estates Deptt employees hold protest, project demands 2017-10-05 [The State Times]

CLCW protests against delay in wages 2017-08-31 [KNS]

Contract workers protest state ‘apathy’ towards labour laws 2017-08-29 [The Reader]

Electrical Employees Unions withdraw support to JKEEGA’s power shutdown call 2017-08-25 [The Times]

10+2 contractual lecturers protest for wages, regularisation 2017-08-25 [Observer]

JDA employees start chain-hunger strike 2017-08-12 [The Times]

Nigli forest range labourers protest for wages 2017-07-18 [Kashmir Monitor]

Schools remain closed due to ReT teachers’ strike 2017-06-16 [Greater Kashmir]

Government employees demand regularisation; police foil protest march 2017-06-12 [PTI]

Police attack journalists in Kashmir 2017-05-09 [IFJ]

SBM volunteers stage protest, seek pending wages 2017-04-26 [State Times]

Unpaid for six months SSA teachers sell belongings for survival 2017-03-28 [Kashmir Reader]

City stinks as sanitation workers remain on strike 2017-03-18 [The Tribune]

Power deptt employees’ strike continues 2017-03-17 [The Reader]

Power department employees call shutdown 2017-03-14 [The Reader]

SHRC takes cognizance of meager payment of wages to Sweepers in Bandipora district 2017-03-11 [Daily Kashmir ]

NHM employees, docs strike enters 3rd day 2017-03-05 [The Daily Excelsior]

PDD workers’ indefinite strike enters 95th day 2017-03-03 [The Daily Excelsior]

Banks observe strike to protest anti-labour reforms, outsourcing of jobs 2017-03-01 [Dailyexcelsior]

ASI workers stage protest demand regularization 2017-02-03 [Greater Kashmir]

Kalakote mine workers go on indefinite hunger strike 2017-01-30 [Greater Kashmir]

7th Pay Commission: Employees to get benefits from January last year 2017-01-22 [India Today]

Casual Labours in I&FC Deptt protest for release of wages 2017-01-22 [Excelsior]

Scheme workers observed a day long protest demonstration at Jammu 2017-01-20 [BK]

Release pending wages of daily wagers, casual labourers : Tarigami to Govt 2017-01-10 [Brighter Kashmir]

Daily wagers demand wages, regularization policy 2017-01-05 [Daily Kashmir]

Govt employees stage protest, observe strike 2017-01-04 [The Daily Excelsior]

Govt employees associations, unions endorse two-day strike call 2017-01-02 [The State Times]

PDD casual workers to ‘Gherao’ Secretariat today 2016-12-28 [The State Times]

PHE daily wagers, Mazdoor Union members protest 2016-12-27 [The Daily Excelsior]

PDD daily wagers’ protest dharna enters 29th day 2016-12-27 [The Daily Excelsior]

Demonetisation drive against working class: Tarigami 2016-12-26 [The Hindu]

JKTDC employees oppose privatization move 2016-12-25 [The Daily Excelsior]

Labourers from J&K head back to Valley, say 'situation normal' 2016-12-20 [TOI]

Tracing Kashmir’s struggle through the working class perspective 2016-12-19 [TNLabour]

PDD daily wagers take out peace march, highlight demands 2016-12-10 [The Daily Excelsior]

PHE workers’ protest enter 87th day 2016-12-09 [Greater Kashmir]

PDD daily wagers’ strike continues 2016-12-03 [The Daily Excelsior]

J&K withdraws decision to pay staff in cash 2016-11-25 [The Indian Express]

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]