Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
Act NOW!

Today's news - Assam

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd Employees to go on Indefinite Strike from Dec 3 2018-11-30 [The Sentinel]

Tea workers seek parity with those elsewhere 2018-11-16 [Business Line]

Mid-day meal workers stage protest; demand salary hike in Baksa district 2018-09-27 [The Sentinel]

Tea union demands Rs 350 as daily wage 2018-09-24 [The Telegraph]

Ambulance services off in Assam even after staff suspend stir 2018-09-20 [The Times]

AJYCP dharna over workers' removal 2018-09-13 [Telegraph India]

Aasaa on stir path to hike tea garden workers' wages 2018-09-12 [TNN]

Oil Workers Go on Indefinite Strike 2018-08-27 [Today]

Indefinite stir by petroleum workers from Aug 27 2018-08-19 [The Post]

APMU to relaunch indefinite strike against oil syndicate at Digboi 2018-08-18 [Now]

Call for petroleum strike 2018-08-18 [The Telegraph]

Demand to implement minimum wages for plantation workers in RS 2018-08-07 [PTI]

2,000 Anganwadi workers to hold nationwide protest on August 9 2018-08-06 [GPlus]

CM assurance 'bogus': Union 2018-07-28 [The Telegraph]

Tea wage test 2018-07-11 [The Telegraph]

Wage hike, insurance for tea garden workers 2018-07-08 [TNN]

Interim wage relief for tea workers 2018-06-16 [Telegraph]

Tea workers live in 'appalling' conditions: Report 2018-05-27 [Tribune]

Hunger strike by NFR workers continues 2018-05-11 [The Sentinel]

War of words amid app-cab strike 2018-05-08 [The Telegraph]

3-day cab strike in Guwahati 2018-05-07 [The Telegraph]

Petrol union strike hits Meghalaya 2018-04-30 [The Telegraph]

Labour officer submits ‘failure report’ over tea estate lockout 2018-01-07 [The Tribune]

10 tea workers injured as estate owners open fire in Assam 2017-12-14 [Tribune]

From Geneva to Guwahati: demanding fair wages for Assam’s tea workers 2017-11-28 [Open Democracy]

AATSA demands wage hike for tea garden workers 2017-11-13 [Sentinel Assam]

Tea garden workers demand hike in daily wages 2017-11-02 [The Sentinel]

Assam enacts a major labour reform, employers can now fire 300 staff without prior govt nod 2017-09-09 [ET Bureau]

Powai tea estate deadlock ends 2017-08-10 [The Tribune]

Petroleum workers threaten strike 2017-07-23 [The Tribune]

24-hour safety strike hits bus services in Guwahati 2017-04-26 [The Times]

Trade unions fight for justice: Dr Choudhury 2017-04-10 [assamtribune]

No salaries for three months for people engaged by Wipro for NRC 2017-02-07 [The Hindu]

Trade unions join stir against currency ban 2017-01-29 [TOI]

Digital payment deadline for tea workers looks doubtful 2017-01-16 [Business Standard]

Midday meal workers demand hike in wages 2017-01-10 [TOI]

Congress slams Centre’s move to end ration for tea labourers 2017-01-09 [HT]

Regional Labour Conference of North-Eastern Region held in Guwahati 2017-01-06 [BS]

ASPWU to stage dharna to demand revision of pay scale 2017-01-06 [The Sentinel]

Assam again revises deadline for cashless wage transfers in tea gardens 2016-12-28 [BS]

Citu-backed union against 'cashless' tea gardens 2016-12-10 [The Times]

Assam tea garden workers oppose online wage payment 2016-12-09 [TOI]

Sonowal presses for online payment of wages in tea gardens 2016-11-30 [TOI]

36-hr strike: Over 12,000 Ola, Uber drivers to go off road in Guwahati 2016-11-23 [Financial Express]

Four tea workers, a week’s wages, one Rs 2,000 note 2016-11-22 [Indian Express]

Assam, Tripura take steps for wages to tea garden workers 2016-11-15 [BS]

Assam tea company denying benefits to workers' 2016-11-09 [TOI]

Teachers demand provincialization of posts 2016-11-02 [TNN]

The unending Assam Tea Crisis and its implications 2016-10-07 [The North East Today]

Workers to block NH-37 demanding revival of Cachar paper mill 2016-10-03 [TNN]

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]