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Manual scavenging horror! Four workers die while cleaning septic tank in Chennai 2019-04-15 [Mirror Now Bureau]

Trade unions plan to submit demands to Lok Sabha candidates 2019-04-10 [TNN]

Royal Enfield asked by global union to stop vindictive actions against workers 2019-03-13 [The Express]

Corpn workers demanding action against asst engineer 2019-02-06 [TNN]

Jactto-Geo strike enters day 8 with no sign of resolution 2019-01-30 [The Hindu]

 VIDEO Indefinite Strike of Tamil Nadu Govt Employees and Teachers Affects Normalcy in the State 2019-01-30 [The Rooster News]

Teachers strike: Hundreds approach Madurai CEO office to work as temporary teching staff 2019-01-30 [TNN]

E-sevai and Aadhar Enrolment Workers Protest, Plan Strike if Demands Unfulfilled 2019-01-22 [Newsclick]

Hyundai's Chennai plant workers protest over alleged delay in wage pay 2019-01-10 [Business Standard]

Over 550 trade union members held at railway station. 2019-01-10 [The Post]

‘Govt threatening us’: TN state government employees to defy diktat on Jan 8-9 strike 2019-01-08 [Newsminute]

#WorkersStrikeBack: How ‘Modern Times’ Are Squeezing Workers in TN’s Auto Hub 2019-01-06 [Newsclick]

TN to take action against govt officials who take part in All India strike on Jan 8-9 2019-01-06 [The News Minute]

Fireworks unit workers go on fast at Sivakasi 2019-01-05 [TNN]

Fireworks unit workers go on fast at Sivakasi 2019-01-04 [The Moveefy]

TNEB contract workers held after bid to stage hunger strike 2019-01-04 [The Times]

TN orders closure of 8000 noon meal centres in govt schools, following strike 2018-12-27 [The News Minute]

16 teachers faint during hunger strike protesting against pay anomalies 2018-12-26 [Indian Express]

Fireworks industry workers’ protest leads to bus diversions in Virudhunagar 2018-12-21 [The Hindu]

LGB Rolon Transfers Workers for Unionising 2018-12-15 [Newsclick]

Poor coverage of EPF in knitwear units worries trade unions 2018-12-15 [TNN]

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]

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]