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2,000 defence sector workers to go on strike from today 2019-01-23 [TNN]

FICCI calls for fresh worker housing scheme for textiles, garment workers 2019-01-23 [Business Today]

No work, no pay: TN Chief Secy warns govt employees, teachers going on strike 2019-01-22 [thenewsminute]

Can India’s draft labour code really bring social security to its informal workers? 2019-01-22 [scroll]

Over 4 lakh defence civilian employees on 3-day strike for demands from 23rd 2019-01-21 [thehitavada]

CITU opens gruel centres for jobless fireworks workers 2019-01-21 [thehindu]

Nipah workers call off 16-day strike after Kerala medical college assures permanent jobs 2019-01-20 [thenewsminute]

Workers hold anti-govt protest 2019-01-20 [tribuneindia]

Workers at Hyundai Motor plant refuse to eat company lunches to protest poor wages 2019-01-17 [Hankyoreh]

Mumbai: BEST workers to call off strike after High Court appoints mediator to resolve wage concerns 2019-01-16 [Scroll.in]

BEST workers’ union calls off strike, agrees to ’10-step increment’ 2019-01-16 [The Indian Express]

Workers Around the World Greet 2019 With Wave of Demonstrations 2019-01-15 [Consortium News]

BEST Strike enters day 8; Bombay HC to hear petition 2019-01-15 [Mumbai Live]

New Labour codes are pro-corporate, say activists, unions 2019-01-13 [The Express]

Samsung mobile factory workers stage protests over salary, shift timings in Noida 2019-01-13 [The New Indian Express]

Mumbai: Meeting Between Chief Secretary And BEST Workers Union Fails; Strike Continues On Day Six 2019-01-13 [Swarajya]

Historic general strike brings India to standstill 2019-01-13 [BWI]

BEST strike enters Day 5, union leaders to go to Mantralaya 2019-01-12 [Times of India]

Indian workers hold biggest strike in history 2019-01-11 [IndustriALL]

20 crore workers joined nationwide strike against policies of the BJP led government 2019-01-10 [The Economic Times]

Bharat Bandh: Why 200 Million Workers Brought India to a Halt for Two Days 2019-01-10 [The Wire]

Protests mark Day 2 of trade unions’ strike 2019-01-10 [The Hitavada]

Trade unions claim success in two-day all-India strike 2019-01-10 [The Economic Times]

200 million workers strike against neoliberalism in India - Public Services International 2019-01-10 [Wakelet (PSI)]

Workers Strike Nationwide Against Labour Law Reforms 2019-01-10 [Feminism in India]

The largest strike in history is happening in India right now 2019-01-09 [The Morning Star]

Trade Union Workers started, Will it be Fruitful? 2019-01-09 [The Herald]

Trade union strike: A show of strength against Narendra Modi government 2019-01-09 [The Free Press]

Trade unions begin two-day strike 2019-01-09 [The Tribune]

Solidarity Message for All India General Strike 2019-01-09 [Scoop]

Historic national general strike in India 2019-01-09 [PSI]

PSI extends full support to nationwide strike in India 2019-01-09 [PSI]

Mass worker protests against government ahead of elections in India 2019-01-09 [NUPGE]

Postal and banking services hit during two days strike 2019-01-09 [The Times]

Trade unions strike: Rail traffic disrupted in Ernakulam 2019-01-09 [The Hindu]

Central trade unions' nationwide strike enters Day 2 2019-01-09 [The Times]

Trade unions protest Centre's 'anti-labour' policies across India as North East sees shutdown over citizenship Bill 2019-01-09 [First Post]

Banking, transport services affected 2019-01-09 [The Times]

Trade unions’ strike: Services badly hit on Day 1 2019-01-09 [The Hitavada]

Strike by central trade unions hits normal life 2019-01-09 [The Business Standard]

All you need to know about the 2-day Bharat Bandh, for and by workers 2019-01-09 [Qrius]

#WorkersStrikeBack: Bengal Workers Brave Police Repression to Make Historic Strike A Success 2019-01-09 [NewsClick]

ITF unions join Indian strike 2019-01-09 [ITF]

Historic national general strike 2019-01-09 [PSI]

Extent of participation shows anger against govt policies, says trade union 2019-01-09 [Express Web Desk]

Historic two-days general strike starts on January 8th. CITU salutes the working class of India 2019-01-09 [CITU center]

PSI extends full support to nationwide strike in India 2019-01-08 [PSI]

TU Amendment Bill: Another Bid by Modi to Cripple Trade Unions 2019-01-08 [Newsclick]

All-India strike: Schools & colleges to be shut 2019-01-08 [The Economic Times]

Bharat bandh: Protestors block buses, trains as trade unions observe two-day strike 2019-01-08 [Scroll]

This month in labour history

16-01-1997 Trade union leader, Dutta Samant was assassinated. He had led 300,000 mill workers in a year-long strike in 1982 in Mumbai. [more]

18-01-1982 300,000 textile workers in 60 mills across Mumbai went on strike for wage and bonus increases. Remaining out for 16 months, the workers were eventually defeated in what became a key event in the Indian workers' movement. [more]