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Union member sacked, Ford workers go on strike 2019-06-23 [The Times]

Seven die while cleaning hotel sewer in India 2019-06-16 [Radio New Zealand International]

Seven die of suffocation while cleaning hotel sewer near Vadodara 2019-06-15 [The Hindu]

Ahmedabad: 12 labourers allege torture by cops 2019-06-15 [TNN]

Four die cleaning storm water pumping station in Ahmedabad, probe on 2019-05-20 [Express News Service]

Ahmedabad civic body screens waste pickers for health issues 2019-05-17 [TNN]

CITU calls for boycotting the potato products of Pepsico including 'Lays' in solidarity with the struggle of potato farmers in Gujarat at the call of All India Kisan Saba 2019-04-29 [CITU ]

Life of Diamond Polishers of Gujarat: No Job Security, Minimum Wage or Dignity 2019-01-08 [Newsclick]

#WorkersStrikeBack: “In 20 Years, Quality of Workers’ Life Has Degraded” – Workers of GIDC 2019-01-08 [NewsClick]

Mid-day meal workers will go on strike, will protest against the govt 2018-12-23 [GNS]

Ahmedabad: Railway workers protest at division office 2018-12-15 [TNN]

Four sanitation workers die cleaning water tank 2018-12-14 [The Express]

Airport staff on hunger strike to oppose privatization 2018-12-12 [TNN]

Vadodara: Fire in IPCL plant kills three workers 2018-12-01 [DNA]

Four injured after argument over payment of wages turns violent at Morbi factory 2018-11-17 [Express News Service]

Patan Cong leader held ‘for posting hate messages against migrants on FB’ 2018-10-14 [ Express News Service]

In Bhavnagar's Alang ship breaking yard, it's business as usual for workers from UP, Bihar 2018-10-14 [First Post]

Mid-day meal workers seek wage hike 2018-09-13 [PTI]

GE Power shuts Gujarat plant, workers opt for VRS 2018-08-27 [People Matters]

Ahmedabad: Hawkers protest loss of livelihood 2018-08-04 [DNA]

Three workers electrocuted in Gir Somnath 2018-07-30 [PTI]

Labour Day: Workers in unorganised sector remain vulnerable 2018-05-02 [Zee News]

84 fatal accidents, 114 deaths in three years in textile units in Surat 2018-04-01 [Counterview]

Worker killed, three others hurt in boiler explosion in Vatva 2018-03-24 [DNA]

Daily wagers stall textile parcel delivery, want double wages 2017-11-16 [NYOOOZ]

Criminal defamation slapped over investigative report 2017-10-12 [IFJ]

Poisonous gas kills 5 workers 2017-09-19 [TNN]

Powerloom weavers prepare for strike 2017-07-08 [The Times]

Tata Motors signs wage settlement pact with Sanand workers 2017-06-09 [PTI]

Negotiations on with workers: Tata Motors 2017-06-05 [TNN]

Sanitation workers spend night at VMC 2017-05-04 [TNN]

Starch maker’s unpaid staff bring in labour dept 2017-04-18 [TNN]

I-T employees join nationwide strike 2017-03-17 [TNN]

Tata Sanand workers negotiate wages with company 2017-03-16 [Business Standard]

Income tax employees to strike work on March 16 2017-03-15 [TNN]

Tata Motors Sanand plant may see more trouble as workers allege company misleading them 2017-03-03 [The Financial Express]

SVNIT daily wage staff hold protest over pending dues 2017-03-03 [TNN]

Tata Motors' Sanand plant workers move labour dept over wages 2017-03-03 [Business Standard ]

anand plant workers say Tata Motors misleading them 2017-03-03 [Moneycontrol]

Bank strike hits business in south 2017-03-01 [The Times]

PF not being paid for workers implementing govt schemes 2017-03-01 [TNN]

VMC unions threaten mass resignation 2017-02-21 [TNN]

Unions hold ‘Ramdhun’ at Vadodara Municipal Corporation 2017-02-19 [TNN]

Slapgate fuels Vadodara Municipal Corporation union protests 2017-02-17 [TOI]

VMC unions in no mood relent, plan more protests 2017-02-16 [TNN]

Nation-wide bank strike on February 28 2017-02-15 [TOI]

Four new ESIC hospitals to come up in Gujarat: Dattatreya 2017-02-13 [India.com]

Govt told to pay 3 months dues to Home Guards 2017-02-03 [TOI]

PIL over non-payment of home guards’ wages 2017-01-31 [TNN]

Health workers seek regularisation of services, go on indefinite strike 2017-01-30 [The Indian Express]

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]