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Domestic workers rally in Kolkata for just wages, social security 2018-06-23 [IANS]

Meal workers voice concern 2018-06-22 [The Telegraph]

Big Win For Domestic Workers In West Bengal; Now Recognised As Trade Union 2018-06-20 [The Logical Indian]

In a First, Kolkata Domestic Workers' Organisation Gets Trade Union Status 2018-06-19 [The Wire]

Domestic workers’ body gets trade union status 2018-06-18 [The Hindu]

3 months' pay for mill workers 2018-06-11 [The Telegraph]

Tea union panels to help secure arrears 2018-06-11 [The Telegraph]

Strike threat by tea union 2018-06-04 [Telegraph India]

Relay-hunger strike by contract workers 2018-05-20 [e-Pao]

GNLF union drops gherao plan 2018-05-04 [The Telegraph]

Mill workers call strike from April 23 2018-04-13 [The Telegraph]

GNLF union threat to stop tea dispatch 2018-03-31 [The Statesman]

Regional rural bank employees threaten to go on three-day strike 2018-03-26 [The Economic Times]

Tea garden locked out after attack 2018-03-24 [The Telegraph]

Union threatens to stop Darjeeling tea first flush pluck 2018-03-13 [The Times]

Tea workers, unions set for Siliguri rally 2018-01-25 [The Statesman]

New ration scheme is enriching tea estate managements at the cost of their workers 2017-11-19 [Scroll]

Wage hike call by tea workers 2017-11-18 [Telegraph]

Darjeeling tea gardens reel under bandh effect, workers migrate in search of livelihood 2017-10-28 [The Times]

Government employees should accept 15% hike in DA: HC 2017-09-14 [PTI]

Darjeeling tea planters seek funds to meet workers’ expenses 2017-08-28 [PTI]

Minimum daily wage for tea garden workers up by 200%: Minister 2017-08-09 [Millenniumpost]

Estate shut, workers continue work 2017-07-24 [The Telegraph]

Darjeeling unrest: Indefinite strike called by GJM continues 2017-06-21 [The Express]

Strike hits hill tea production 2017-06-17 [The Telegraph]

Tea union bandh: ‘Strike successful, more to follow if demands not met’ 2017-06-14 [The Express]

Darjeeling bandh: Tea garden workers to continue strike today 2017-06-13 [Express News Service]

Tea workers' strike: Trade unions demand minimum wage; protests spread to Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling 2017-06-12 [First Post]

Will declare tea plantation workers' strike 'illegal': Mamata Banerjee 2017-06-11 [Zee News]

Tea workers to go on strike 2017-06-11 [The Hindu]

Agitation at textile mill: Workers ‘block’ mill official’s car, says police shot at them 2017-05-19 [The Express]

Hindustan Paper employees on strike against non-payment of wages 2017-05-18 [Hindu Business Line]

3 steel plant workers killed after molten iron falls on them 2017-05-07 [The Times]

Workers start cooperative to revive tea garden 2017-05-06 [The Hindu]

Protest by tea garden workers at Dooars 2017-04-26 [TNN]

Minimum Wages Act implementation: DTDPLU threatens to launch agitation 2017-03-15 [Millenniumpost]

Unions' threat for minimum wage stirs TMC pot 2017-03-15 [Telegraph]

Indentured labour: protest at Calcutta 2017-03-07 [The Hindu]

तृणमूल काग्रेस मजदूर युनियन की सभा 2017-03-06 [Jagran]

TMC to form unions in rlys, bank and insurance sectors 2017-03-06 [Echo]

Banking operations disrupted as unions go on strike 2017-02-28 [IANS]

Minimum wage for BLF workers hiked, owners protest 2017-02-13 [Express News Service]

Happy fallout of DeMo: pay hike - Adityapur firms flouting daily wage norms forced to mend ways 2017-02-07 [Telegraph India]

ONGC contractual workers stage protest in Silchar 2017-02-03 [The Sentinel]

Garden shut after protest by workers 2017-02-03 [Telegraph]

Suspension of work at Bescos unit in city 2017-01-30 [India Today]

Cable tangle kills worker 2017-01-23 [Telegraph]

Tea Gardens Brewing Trouble 2017-01-19 [News 18]

Energy-saving lights cheer tea garden workers 2017-01-09 [BL]

Barak Valley tea workers protest 2017-01-07 [TOI]

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]