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Pune: Frequent nakabandi, raids bad for business 2019-06-13 [The Times]

BEST workers on war-path again 2019-06-11 [The Hindu]

Mumbai: Demands not met, BEST staff may strike again 2019-06-10 [TNN]

After announcement in Andhra Pradesh, ASHA workers in Maharashtra have renewed protests to get better pay 2019-06-06 [The Wire]

PMC to stop payments to private contractors who violate labour laws 2019-05-18 [Indian Express]

Metro workers on strike for pay asked to resign 2019-04-20 [Pune Mirror]

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]

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]