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Today's news - Kerala

Shrimp industry workers stage dharna seeking better wages 2018-06-17 [UNI]

Nipah: Government to honour health workers 2018-06-14 [TNN]

HC directs 400 State Road Transport Corporation employees to rejoin duty within 45 days 2018-06-04 [DNA]

Houseboat sector to go on strike over wage contract 2018-05-20 [The Times]

New labour policy in Kerala has many highlights in it 2018-05-20 [The New Minute]

Houseboat sector may witness unrest 2018-05-11 [The Chronicle]

Synthite strike: Talks remain inconclusive 2018-04-29 [The Express]

Chambakkara bridge work resumes after trade union leaders withdraw strike 2018-04-28 [The Express]

Govt issues notification on minimum wages for nurses 2018-04-24 [TNN]

Nurses threaten strike 2018-04-17 [The Hindu]

Nation-wide support for Nurses’ Strike at KVM Hospital, Kerala; Groups appeal to Kerala Chief Minister to intervene 2018-04-15 [Sanhati]

Government doctors to go on strike over evening OP 2018-04-13 [NYOOOZ]

Nationwide support for Nurses' Strike at KVM Hospital in Kerala 2018-04-13 [PSI]

Loo and behold! Tea workers find no concrete relief 2018-04-06 [Express News Service]

Kerala govt gets HC nod to raise minimum wages of nurses 2018-04-03 [Manorama]

A general strike called by 16 trade unions in Kerala against a Union Government order which permits fixed-term employmen 2018-04-03 [deccanherald]

Strike against Centre's labour policy hits life in Kerala 2018-04-03 [business-standard]

General trade unions strike begins 2018-04-02 [The Express]

General strike on Monday 2018-04-01 [The Hindu]

24-hour strike as major trade unions protest against proposed employment regulations 2018-04-01 [First Post]

Nurses’ wages: discussions fail 2018-03-30 [The Hindu]

Trade unions on board to free Ernakulam district of 'nokkukooli' 2018-03-29 [The Express]

Trade unions call general strike in Kerala on April 2 2018-03-23 [The Times]

Bad news! Kerala High Court blocks final notification to raise minimum wages of nurses 2018-03-16 [FE Online]

Nurses' Strike in Kerala nears 200 days as Hospital management refuses to budge 2018-02-26 [PSI]

Union to p ress Delhi to get Comtrust reopened 2018-02-04 [The Hindu]

Bawana fire: For the labourer, no masks, no helmets, no minimum wage and no options 2018-02-03 [The Express]

CITU supports scheme workers strike 2018-01-14 [The Hindu]

Unique achievement for headload worker 2017-12-21 [The Hindu]

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

HSS teachers flay transfer list 2017-11-02 [The Hindu]

Teachers’ protest 2017-10-29 [The Hindu]

Migrant workers pour out their woes at mass contact programme 2017-10-16 [The Hindu]

Municipal workers strike work in Alappuzha 2017-09-24 [The Hindu]

Implement labour policy, says INTUC 2017-09-23 [The Hindu]

BSNL unions stage protest 2017-09-16 [The Hindu]

State RTC employees to go on hunger strike on Thiruvonam day 2017-09-04 [TNM]

Striking IL workers stick to their demand 2017-08-28 [The Hindu]

Tipper lorry owners go on indefinite strike 2017-08-25 [The Hindu]

Fish workers raise ₹5 lakh through crowdfunding 2017-08-25 [The Hindu]

Bank strike total in State 2017-08-23 [The Hindu]

Give Onam benefits due to workers: SHRC 2017-08-20 [The Hindu]

KSEB to enforce safety norms for contract workers 2017-08-02 [The Hindu]

With striking nurses not budging, Kerala govt tried to make do with nursing students 2017-08-02 [The News Minute]

Trade unions oppose takeover of tea estate land at Peermade 2017-07-30 [TNN]

Shipyard employees launch protest against divestment 2017-07-27 [The Hindu]

Private nurse stir ends after government promises to ensure Rs 20,000 minimum salary 2017-07-23 [The Express]

Khadi wages panel sitting in Kannur 2017-07-23 [The Hindu]

Teachers stage protest for job security 2017-07-20 [The Hindu]

A momentous day for striking nurses 2017-07-20 [The Hindu]

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]