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Today's news - Kerala

High court directs action against KSRTC staff 2018-12-05 [TNN]

BrahMos trade unions threaten strike from December 5 2018-11-27 [Express News Service]

Tailor in BBC's list of 100 influential women 2018-11-21 [The Express]

P Viji fights for a fair deal for women labourers 2018-11-21 [The Hindu]

Migrant workers being used for illegal dumping of waste 2018-10-20 [The Hindu]

Kerala HC nullifies amendments to Employees’ Pension Scheme 2018-10-14 [Indian Express]

HC bars strike plan of KSRTC unions 2018-09-27 [The Hindu]

KSRTC unions plan indefinite stir from October 3 2018-09-14 [TNN]

Solidarity with Kerala flood victims 2018-08-22 [BWI]

Kerala faces grave floods: nurses union joins rescue effort 2018-08-22 [PSI]

Kerala floods put workers Bengali workers in deep trouble 2018-08-22 [ET Bureau]

Garment factory workers fall sick after drinking ‘contaminated’ water 2018-08-17 [The Express]

Reed workers stage sit-in 2018-08-14 [The Hindu]

Salary arrears for handloom workers 2018-08-06 [The Hindu]

Miners' strike settled but questions remain about Vic Drilling CEO 2018-08-03 [The News]

IFJ mourns deaths of media staff in boat accident in Kerala 2018-07-30 [IFJ]

After a hard-fought 8-year battle, Kerala women workers win ‘right to sit’ 2018-07-23 [The Wire]

Women’s Rights in Kerala: Showroom Slaves 2018-07-22 [India Legal]

After A Hard-Fought 8-Year Battle, Kerala Women Workers Win ‘Right to Sit’! 2018-07-18 [The Better India]

Saleswomen Win Protracted Battle For Their Right To Sit, Fight Not Over, Says Leader 2018-07-07 [The Journal]

Livelihood hit, complain women fish workers 2018-07-07 [The Hindu]

Kerala to amend shops Act to allow women to sit during work 2018-07-05 [Indian Express]

Taxi operators to go on strike 2018-07-02 [The Hindu]

Taxi operators to go on strike seeking fare revision 2018-07-02 [The Hindu]

Shrimp industry workers stage dharna seeking better wages 2018-06-17 [UNI]

Nipah: Government to honour health workers 2018-06-14 [TNN]

HC directs 400 State Road Transport Corporation employees to rejoin duty within 45 days 2018-06-04 [DNA]

Houseboat sector to go on strike over wage contract 2018-05-20 [The Times]

New labour policy in Kerala has many highlights in it 2018-05-20 [The New Minute]

Houseboat sector may witness unrest 2018-05-11 [The Chronicle]

Synthite strike: Talks remain inconclusive 2018-04-29 [The Express]

Chambakkara bridge work resumes after trade union leaders withdraw strike 2018-04-28 [The Express]

Govt issues notification on minimum wages for nurses 2018-04-24 [TNN]

Nurses threaten strike 2018-04-17 [The Hindu]

Nation-wide support for Nurses’ Strike at KVM Hospital, Kerala; Groups appeal to Kerala Chief Minister to intervene 2018-04-15 [Sanhati]

Government doctors to go on strike over evening OP 2018-04-13 [NYOOOZ]

Nationwide support for Nurses' Strike at KVM Hospital in Kerala 2018-04-13 [PSI]

Loo and behold! Tea workers find no concrete relief 2018-04-06 [Express News Service]

Kerala govt gets HC nod to raise minimum wages of nurses 2018-04-03 [Manorama]

A general strike called by 16 trade unions in Kerala against a Union Government order which permits fixed-term employmen 2018-04-03 [deccanherald]

Strike against Centre's labour policy hits life in Kerala 2018-04-03 [business-standard]

General trade unions strike begins 2018-04-02 [The Express]

General strike on Monday 2018-04-01 [The Hindu]

24-hour strike as major trade unions protest against proposed employment regulations 2018-04-01 [First Post]

Nurses’ wages: discussions fail 2018-03-30 [The Hindu]

Trade unions on board to free Ernakulam district of 'nokkukooli' 2018-03-29 [The Express]

Trade unions call general strike in Kerala on April 2 2018-03-23 [The Times]

Bad news! Kerala High Court blocks final notification to raise minimum wages of nurses 2018-03-16 [FE Online]

Nurses' Strike in Kerala nears 200 days as Hospital management refuses to budge 2018-02-26 [PSI]

Union to p ress Delhi to get Comtrust reopened 2018-02-04 [The Hindu]

This month in labour history

3-12-1984 Bhopal chemical disaster, leading to hundreds of deaths. [more]

25-12-1968 Forty-four Dalits are burnt to death in Kizhavenmani village, Tamil Nadu. Retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit laborers. [more]

29-12-1948 Hind Mazdoor Sabha (Workers Assembly of India) national trade union centre is founded. [more]