Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
Act NOW!

Today's news - Maharashtra

Bombay High Court: Granting mass leave to striking employees will set bad precedent 2019-04-01 [The Free Press]

State’s trade unions to back Urmila Matondkar 2019-03-30 [The Hindu]

Mumbai's BEST staff to protest against late salaries 2019-03-19 [The Times]

Mumbai: BMC worker killed, four injured after allegedly inhaling poisonous fumes inside manhole 2019-03-18 [Scroll]

How Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights 2019-03-05 [The Nation]

How Mumbai’s sanitation workers fought the municipal corporation – and won 2019-03-04 [Scroll]

Absentee Board, No Aid For Domestic Workers in Maharashtra 2019-02-12 [Newsclick Report]

Anganwadi workers to stage protest on Monday 2019-02-10 [TNN]

Union leader Shashank Rao appointed as Maharashtra JD(U) chief 2019-02-08 [Live]

Around 20,000 defence civil employees in Mumbai to go on strike 2019-01-22 [The Mirror]

Bus Union leader accepts 10-step increment, workers will resume their work after 9-days of strike 2019-01-16 [The Times]

BEST bus strike: Reforms rubbished, strike to continue 2019-01-16 [The Free Press]

BEST strike: 10-step increment suggestion not acceptable, says workers’ union general secretary 2019-01-16 [The Express]

BEST Strike: MNS workers stop construction for coastal road project 2019-01-14 [Live]

BEST strike enters day 7, union to take a call after HC hearing on Monday 2019-01-14 [The Times]

HC to Union: Reply to petition for safety of cine workers, technicians 2019-01-13 [The Asian Age]

Six days on, Mumbai BEST strike continues as meet with striking unions fails to break deadlock 2019-01-13 [Zee News]

Direct BMC to ‘adopt’ BEST, striking workers tell state 2019-01-13 [The Times]

Maharashtra labour unions join two-day nationwide strike 2019-01-09 [The Express]

Sena union eases pain of BEST strike 2019-01-09 [The Times]

BEST threatens workers on strike with arrest 2019-01-09 [The Times]

3,000 Buses Off Mumbai Roads Today As BEST Workers Start Indefinite Strike 2019-01-08 [NDTV]

Anganwadi workers to strike again, demands unfulfilled 2019-01-08 [The Hindu]

Power utility workforce brought under MESMA 2019-01-08 [TNN]

Autos, bank, central staffers on strike today 2019-01-08 [TNN]

Around 30,000 BEST employees to begin strike today 2019-01-07 [One]

Minimum wages hard to come by 2018-12-28 [TNN]

Lottery for 8,000 homes for mill workers in 15 days 2018-12-25 [The Times]

Under construction building collapses in Mumbai; 3 workers killed 2018-12-23 [UNI]

Mumbaikars brace for an indefinite BEST bus strike from January 8 2018-12-22 [Mid-day]

Mumbai: 15 child labourers rescued from leather goods manufacturing factory 2018-12-20 [Mirror Now]

Mumbai: Labour unions call two-day strike from January 8 2018-12-12 [Express News Service]

Pune: Labour court directs pharma firm to reinstate HIV positive woman 2018-12-05 [ Express News Service]

Healthcare workers’ alliance to hold statewide protest on Monday 2018-11-26 [Asian Age]

Ola, Uber strike: Trade unions see delivery boys, drivers as the new 'oppressed' 2018-11-22 [The Economic Times]

Forest employees protest, want MP Shinde prosecuted 2018-11-21 [The Times]

Sanitation workers go on strike, say BMC is messing with them 2018-11-17 [The Times]

Mumbai: Ola, Uber drivers to resume strike from November 17 2018-11-16 [TNN]

Several flights delayed at Mumbai airport after Air India ground staff go on flash strike 2018-11-09 [Today]

Demonstration Against Labor Law Reformation For more info 2018-02-04 [Live mint]

What’s fuelling cabbies’ strike? 2018-11-03 [The Mirror]

Uber, Ola strike to continue in Mumbai as 20% demands not met, says union; agitation enters ninth day 2018-10-30 [First Post]

IT employees to raise their issues at November 3 labour meet 2018-10-30 [Indian Express]

This Will Be Interesting – Uber Drivers Strike In Mumbai 2018-10-25 [The Telegraph]

Labour Minister to meet Cambata workers 2018-10-14 [Indian Express]

Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids moves Bombay HC 2018-09-29 [PTI]

Railway workers protest outside Churchgate, CST stations 2018-09-19 [The Mirror]

If claim for dues under Working Journalists Act Is denied by employer Newspaper, Labour Court can decide not State: Bombay HC 2018-08-22 [Live Law]

Labour trouble looms large over early sugarcane season 2018-08-19 [The Express]

NMC workers discuss work issues with officials 2018-08-17 [The Times]

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]