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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]

Low wages and the garment sector: What can the Karnataka govt do? 2018-06-16 [The News Minute]

Bengaluru Metro employees renew call for June 4 strike after talks fail 2018-06-01 [The News Minute]

Garment Workers to Intensify Protests Demanding Wage Revision 2018-05-29 [Newsclick]

New govt. faces another demand, this time from garment workers 2018-05-27 [The Hindu]

Garment workers are a neglected lot 2018-05-07 [The Hindu]

Labour Day: Exploitation of Bengaluru's women workers in manufacturing shows perils of 'selective' development 2018-05-01 [First Post]

Factory workers thrashed for joining union 2018-04-05 [The Herald]

Prisoners to get wages after 18-month delay 2018-04-03 [Indian Express]

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]