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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]

Vadodara municipal corporation vehicle pool workers on strike 2017-01-28 [TOI]

Angry workers not paid wages throw stones at diamond unit 2017-01-21 [TNN]

Fixed-pay workers get raise, allowances 2017-01-19 [TOI]

Diamond workers protest over wage dues 2017-01-19 [TNN]

Most gem, textile workers sans provident fund cover 2017-01-14 [TNN]

Contractual Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals workers stage ‘dharna’, go on strike 2017-01-04 [TNN]

Over 4 lakh Gujarat govt. employees threaten agitation 2017-01-03 [The Hindu]

This month in labour history

27-04-1918 The country's first labour union was born in the city of Chennai, then known as Madras, when workers of Buckingham and Carnatic Mills formed the Madras Labour Union. [more]