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KSRTC workers call for Bengaluru Chalo protest 2019-06-13 [TNN]

One toilet for 60-plus workers at construction site 2019-06-13 [Deccan Herald]

Exemption: Techies, Unions accuse IT sector of abuse 2019-06-07 [DH News Service]

Gram panchayat workers stage protest, seek better deal 2019-06-04 [The Hindu]

GP employees demanded immediate release of wage dues 2019-05-30 [Star of Mysore]

Three buried under soil, die 2019-05-29 [TNN]

On May Day, Bengaluru’s garment workers are marching for a long overdue wage hike 2019-05-01 [Scroll]

Women garment sector stuck in cycle of poor working conditions, protests against 'anti-worker' reforms 2019-04-29 [First Post]

Bonded labour mutates & thrives in multiple industries 2019-04-21 [The Herald]

HC upholds increase in minimum wage in 34 types of industries in State 2019-04-18 [The Hindu]

Modi Has Done Nothing for Us, Say Karnataka Garment Workers 2019-04-17 [Newsclick]

56 bonded labourers freed from brick kiln 2019-03-27 [The Times]

B’luru garment workers accuse manager of sexually harassing colleague, case booked 2019-03-16 [The News Minute]

Pay BSNL contract employees: CITU 2019-02-26 [TNN]

General strike: Schools in Bengaluru and other districts to be shut for two days 2019-01-08 [The News Minute]

Bengaluru bandh: Two-day strike to hit public transport, banks 2019-01-08 [The Times]

#WorkersStrikeBack: The Longstanding Struggle of Garment and Textile Workers 2019-01-07 [Newsclick]

Trade unions’ strike on Jan 8-9: Buses, autos to stay off roads 2019-01-07 [The News Minute]

Hostel contract workers seek payment of wage arrears, stage demonstration 2018-12-30 [The Star]

Domestic workers pour out grievances at public hearing 2018-12-28 [The Star]

3 workers killed as steel racks cascade on them at Bengaluru 2018-12-15 [TNN]

One dead as well collapses in Udupi 2018-12-07 [TNN]

Meal makers to go hungry, seek safety net from government 2018-12-04 [The Mirror]

Bengaluru drivers may go on strike if Ola & Uber don’t meet demands 2018-12-01 [ET Bureau]

Central Business District of Bengaluru a hub for child labour 2018-11-16 [Express News Service]

High Court: Trade union leaders should be role models 2018-11-14 [The Times]

Private company employees launch padayatra to meet HD Kumara 2018-11-14 [TNN]

Delay in wage revision: Hutti Mines workers plan protest 2018-11-10 [The Express]

Garment workers get wages below urban poverty line 2018-09-22 [The Hindu]

Bharat Bandh: Cab drivers in Bengaluru to also join strike on Monday 2018-09-10 [The News Minute]

Denied wages, sanitation workers at Mysore University stage protests 2018-09-08 [The News Minute]

HAL files case against workers for protest 2018-08-31 [The Hindu]

GP workers to stage protest 2018-08-24 [The Hindu]

Gram Panchayat workers to protest outside Vidhana Soudha 2018-08-21 [The Hindu]

‘Contract workers not paid even minimum wages’: B’luru BWSSB workers stage sit-in 2018-08-14 [News Minute]

Minimum wages sought 2018-08-11 [The Hindu]

ESIC contract workers go on strike demanding pending wages 2018-08-10 [The Hindu]

Not Paid for 6 Months, Bengaluru Sweeper Kills Self; Union Leader Alleges 'Govt-Sponsored Murder' 2018-07-15 [News 18]

Denied Wages and Dignity, Sanitation Workers in Bangalore Protest 2018-07-11 [The Wire]

Bengaluru conservancy workers remain unpaid for 5 months 2018-07-11 [First post]

Civic worker kills self- not paid for 6 months 2018-07-09 [The News Minute]

Hostel workers withdraw strike 2018-07-05 [The Hindu]

International workers’ rights organisation slams Sonam Kapoor’s husband’s company for assault and abuse of its workers 2018-07-02 [Opindia]

KSRTC workers' body to go on 40-day strike from Aug 9 2018-07-02 [The Herald]

Workers of Maddur’s Shahi Exports Complain of Harassment, Walk Out of Factory in Protest 2018-06-27 [Newsclick]

A shocking investigation exposes the abuses faced by workers making clothes for the British high street 2018-06-24 [The Canary]

Bangalore Garment Factory Labourers: Understanding Their Plights And Demands 2018-06-23 [The Logical Indian]

Committee to study demands of garment workers 2018-06-20 [The Hindu]

Bangalore Garment Factory Labourers: Understanding Their Plights And Demands 2018-06-19 [The Logical Indian]

Low wages and the garment sector: What can the Karnataka govt do for employees? 2018-06-16 [NewsMinute]

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]