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Today's news - Bihar

How Much Is a Woman's Labour Worth? Rs 37 a Day, According to the Central Govt 2019-04-17 [The Wire]

Mid-day Meal Cooks to Intensify Protest if Govt Fails to Respond 2019-02-08 [Newsclick]

Shutdown in Bihar hits rail, road services 2019-02-05 [The News]

Striking Midday Meal Cooks Begin Two-day Gherao of Nitish Kumar’s Residence in Patna 2019-01-23 [Newsclick]

Bihar: More than 2 lakh Mid-Day Meal workers on indefinite strike demanding regularisation 2019-01-22 [Newsd]

Bihar: Cooks’ strike stalls midday meal in over 70,000 schools 2019-01-21 [indianexpress]

Mid-Day Meal Cooks Continue Protests For Wage Hike, School Attendance Hit 2019-01-20 [Latestly]

Indefinite Strike by 2 Lakh Mid-Day Meal Cooks Hits Attendance in Bihar Schools 2019-01-17 [News Click]

Government orders to restrict ongoing protest of ASHA workers 2019-01-04 [The News]

CM for registration of all workers 2018-11-23 [TNN]

Transport union joins bandh bandwagon 2018-09-09 [The Telegraph]

Transport Workers Give a Strike Call on August 9, Protest Amendment to the Motor Vehicle Bill 2018-07-26 [Newsclick]

Riga Sugar Mill workers’ union president shot dead 2018-04-08 [The Times]

Sanitation workers stage protest 2018-01-10 [Times of India]

The Life of Labour: 80,000 Bihar Health Workers Sacked, Fisherpeople Affected By Cyclone Ockhi 2017-12-11 [The Wire]

Govt Orders to Terminate Services of 80,000 Striking Health Workers 2017-12-08 [News18]

HC orders equal pay for contract teachers 2017-11-01 [TNN]

Govt launches WhatsApp number for child labour plaints 2017-06-13 [TNN]

Police Firing Injures 24 Workers in Motihari 2017-04-16 [The Wire]

24 injured as Motihari mill workers clash with cops 2017-04-11 [TNN]

Training in human rights for community health workers in Bihar 2017-03-25 [business-standard]

Anganbari Workers Threaten Strike to Press for their Demands 2017-03-01 [The Daily]

BSHSA calls for one-day statewide strike on Feb 14 2017-02-13 [HT]

Promotion issue: Patna varsity teachers cry discrimination 2017-02-06 [TNN]

Salaries of 600 employees withheld 2017-02-05 [Reuters]

State 2nd in labour migration - Bihar contributes 15% emigrants to Gulf nations, more than TN & Kerala 2017-01-28 [Telegraph India]

14 child workers rescued in Gaya 2017-01-23 [TOI]

MU teachers, staff not paid since October 2017-01-23 [TNN]

119 more Magadh University teachers set to retire in 2017 2017-01-12 [TOI]

Cops cane agitating ambulance staff 2016-12-23 [TOI]

Staff strike: Rs 5 lakh/day loss to tourism corporation 2016-12-22 [TOI]

Tourism Sector affected by ongoing Employee Strike 2016-12-21 [The Daily]

Tourism employees on strike in peak season 2016-12-16 [TOI]

7th Pay panel implementation only after reviewing financial condition: Bihar govt. 2016-11-29 [The Hindu]

No cash salary payment in Bihar 2016-11-28 [TOI]

Note ban: Bank union blames RBI for cash crunch 2016-11-25 [HT]

Times of India-Unicef drive against child labour concludes 2016-11-23 [TOI]

VKSU teachers, employees to get 'advance payment' 2016-10-29 [TNN]

TMBU employees on indefinite strike 2016-10-27 [TNN]

11% of child workers are from Bihar, say experts 2016-10-23 [TOI]

Dark Deepawali likely for varsity teachers, staff 2016-10-20 [TOI]

Univ teachers take mass leave, stage dharna 2016-10-06 [TNN]

Stop child labour, says Bihar assembly speaker 2016-10-04 [TOI]

15% pay hike likely for state government staff 2016-09-12 [TNN]

Trade Union Strike Hits Normal Life 2016-09-02 [NDTV]

Lalu, Paswan favour wage revision of mediapersons 2016-08-27 [BS]

Two labourers killed at NTPC plant in Bihar 2016-08-23 [BS]

Bihar transporters' body announces strike on Oct 2 to protest 2016-08-22 [BS]

40,000 bank employees in Bihar join nationwide strike 2016-07-30 [The Hindu]

Magadh varsity employees observe pen-down strike 2016-07-05 [TOI]

This month in labour history

1-05-1923 The country's first May Day celebration. [more]

8-05-1974 A national railway strike begins. 1.7 million workers were involved in demanding higher wages and shorter working hours. Indira Gandhi’s government brutally suppressed the strike with 1000s being sent to jail and losing their jobs. [more]