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Implement Pay Commission recommendations: workers 2019-06-18 [The Hindu]

Illegal Pills Given To Women Workers In Tamil Nadu Factories To Make Them Work Through Period Pain 2019-06-14 [Huffington Post]

Garment factories found giving illegal pills to women workers to make them work through period pain 2019-06-14 [Today]

Child labour: Government launches online complaint register 2019-06-13 [The Hindu]

Workers’ union asks members to learn Hindi 2019-06-07 [The Hindu]

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Chennai sanitation workers bear brunt of improperly disposed pads 2019-05-29 [Firstpost]

Chennai Metro Rail Workers Continue to be Victimised by Management 2019-05-28 [Newsclick]

3L unorganized workers await welfare aid in state 2019-05-21 [TNN]

On May Day, workers call for welfare measures 2019-05-02 [The Hindu]

Coimbatore trade unions at the crossroads 2019-05-01 [TNN]

Chennai Metro Rail Workers Demand Reinstatement of Dismissed Employees 2019-05-01 [Newsclick]

CMRL staff stage protest, seek meeting with MD 2019-04-30 [DECCAN CHRONICLE]

Thousands of Indian factories under scrutiny over 'miserable' conditions 2019-04-30 [Reuters]

No TET, 1,500 teachers lose salaries 2019-04-29 [TNN]

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]

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]