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Today's news - Tamil Nadu

Over 300 Pricol workers in TN handed transfer orders after 100-day strike ends 2018-12-07 [Newsclick]

Delivery staff strike disrupts Swiggy in some parts of Chennai 2018-12-06 [ET Bureau]

Substandard electric poles endanger lives of workers 2018-12-01 [TNN]

NGO conducts seminar on safety in informal sector 2018-11-28 [The Express]

CITU expects Yamaha impasse to end by next week 2018-11-10 [The Hindu]

Pricol workers stage protest as strike enters 75th day 2018-11-04 [NYOOOZ]

Transport union leaders not to strike work, but stick to demands 2018-11-03 [The Chronicle]

Royal Enfield invites workers to resume duty again, but union says no to riders 2018-11-03 [The Express]

HC stays ambulance workers strike; warns union of penal action 2018-11-02 [The Times]

Noonmeal workers continue protest for better pay 2018-10-30 [TNN]

Noon meal workers to launch indefinite strike from today 2018-10-29 [The Times]

2500 automobile workers detained by police 2018-10-24 [The New Minute]

Conductorless TNSTC bus services withdrawn 2018-10-15 [The Express]

Yamaha India workers move HC against company's 'unfair labour practices' 2018-10-14 [PTI]

Protesting workers of Yamaha, MSI arrested while holding hunger strike 2018-10-03 [The Business Standard]

Protest by corporation workers demanding compensation 2018-10-02 [TNN]

Who keeps your streets clean? The invisible women of singara Chennai 2018-10-01 [Citizen Matters]

2 more die in manual scavenging incident, 1,790 deaths and counting 2018-09-30 [The News Minute]

Yamaha Workers’ Strike Over Sacking of 2 Workers in Kanchipuram Plant Enters 9th Day 2018-09-29 [Newsclick]

Myoung Shin workers protest in front of Korean Consulate 2018-09-28 [The Hindu]

Industrial workers’ strike continues in Chennai, govt steps in for negotiations 2018-09-27 [Indian Express]

3700 Yamaha, Royal Enfield, Myoung Shin workers go on strike 2018-09-25 [The News Minute]

Strike hits production at Chennai plants of Royal Enfield, Yamaha 2018-09-25 [The Hindu]

Pricol workers besiege labour office 2018-09-13 [TNN]

MTC workers’ flash strike leaves commuters in lurch 2018-09-08 [The Times]

Nutritious meal workers for job regularisation 2018-08-31 [The Hindu]

Seven bonded labourers rescued in TN 2018-08-27 [TNN]

Worker falls to death 2018-08-27 [The Hindu]

‘Attempts to draw wedge within trade unions’ 2018-08-18 [The Hindu]

NTC workers to go on indefinite strike 2018-08-15 [The Hindu]

LIC agents for minimum wages 2018-08-11 [The Hindu]

Trade unions meet Textile Minister on NTC workers’ wage revision 2018-08-11 [The Hindu]

For sanitary workers, it’s always a cesspool 2018-08-10 [TNN]

Wages for sanitary guards sought 2018-08-01 [The Hindu]

‘Corpus not used for welfareof construction workers’ 2018-07-31 [The Hindu]

Greater Chennai corporation warned on non-payment of wages 2018-07-24 [TNN]

583 persons have been arrested for bid to lay siege to office 2018-07-24 [The Hindu]

Tea leaf pickers in Valparai demand better wages 2018-06-25 [TNN]

Agri workers seek job under MGNREGS 2018-06-24 [The Hindu]

Retired state transport workers demand timely pension and dues 2018-06-24 [TN Labour]

Domestic workers demand fair and minimum wages 2018-06-16 [The Hindu]

Employees protest demanding disbursal of arrears 2018-06-09 [TNN]

Sanitation workers stage onsite protest in Rippon building complex for 2 days in a row 2018-06-08 [tnlabour]

Tea workers seek protection from leopard attack 2018-06-04 [TNN]

Two workers killed, many others severely injured as wall collapses at upcoming restaurant in Chennai 2018-05-31 [Express News Service]

Strangled by wild roots, abode of labour rights dies a silent death 2018-05-18 [The Times]

Denied 2.57 wage increment, state transport workers protest high court judgement and unlawful wage agreement 2018-05-14 [tnlabour]

7,516 teachers arrested 2018-05-13 [The Express]

Garment Workers Offered Counselling After Spate of Deaths Related to Sexual Harassment 2018-05-11 [The Globe]

May Day Events - A report from Workers Unity Movement 2018-05-11 [tnlabour]

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]