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Today's news - Assam

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]

Trouble brews over Assam tea estate workers' puja bonus 2016-09-28 [TOI]

Tea firms announce 20% puja bonus for workers 2016-09-25 [TOI]

Aasaa fights for tea workers' dues 2016-08-21 [TOI]

Paper mill workers stage dharna 2016-07-20 [TOI]

Mill workers demand unit revival 2016-07-17 [TOI]

NFRMU discusses action plan for indefinite countrywide strike 2016-06-23 [The Sentinel]

Post Card campaign by domestic workers 2016-06-15 [Assam Times]

Assam govt. hikes DA, DR by 6 % 2016-06-04 [The Hindu]

Trade union bodies’ meet on May Day 2016-04-28 [The Tribune]

ea workers in CM Tarun Gogoi's constituency await basic facilities 2016-04-04 [DNA]

Lockout at tea estate 2016-03-18 [The Times]

Primary teachers call two-day strike 2016-02-22 [The Hindu]

Trade union urges Centre to revive Cachar Paper Mill 2015-12-06 [TNN]

State hikes daily wages of workers 2015-11-04 [TNN]

BBC report confirms appalling conditions on Assam's tea plantations 2015-09-11 [IUF]

BBC tea report shows further failure by Rainforest Alliance 2015-09-11 [IUF]

The bitter story behind the UK's national drink 2015-09-08 [BBC]

Tea industry concerned over wage hike proposal 2015-08-03 [TNN]

Civic workers continue stir in Silchar 2015-07-28 [The Tribune]

Silchar civic employees on strike 2015-02-26 [The Tribune]

Tea workers' help sought 2015-01-06 [The Telegraph]

Govt sets ball rolling to hike tea garden workers’ wages 2014-12-24 [TNN]

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