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CITU questions delay in publishing consumer price index for industrial workers 2024-05-23 [The Hindu]

Trade unions want beedi cess back, seek safety net for workers 2024-05-22 [The Indian Express]

UNI Care affiliates in India celebrate International Nurses Day 2024-05-20 [UNI Global Union]

Trade unions write to ministry, object to exclusion from labour code consultations 2024-05-12 [The Indian Express]

Protesting workers to rejoin duty after Air India Express withdraws terminations 2024-05-10 [First Post]

Section of AIESL's permanent engineers plans to go on strike on May 24 2024-05-07 [PTI]

Gujarat Domestic Workers’ Union call for access to rights, respect and dignity for domestic workers 2024-05-04 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

TTEs lie down on railway platforms in Kerala as protest seeking better restroom facilities 2024-05-03 [The Hindu]

Rallies, public meetings mark May Day in southern districts 2024-05-01 [The Hindu]

Invisible labour, visible resistance: Domestic workers fight for rights 2024-05-01 [The Leaflet]

May Day manifesto 2024 2024-04-30 [CITU]

Fifth of fast food restaurants don’t pay minimum wages, quarter don't offer additional leaves 2024-04-30 [DH]

Unions in India and Pakistan express concerns over health and care workers' protection in Pandemic Treaty 2024-04-29 [PSI]

May Day Call-Workers manifesto 2024-04-28 [AICCTU]

Over 70% workers globally exposed to excessive heat, India’s manual labour at risk: ILO 2024-04-23 [The Express]

Chandigarh: Centre okays ‘equal work, equal pay’ for PGI contractual workers 2024-04-21 [HT]

Purvanchal’s migrant workers are desperate & poor. But they are determining India’s politics 2024-04-18 [The Print]

Unions fight for workers’ rights 2024-04-10 [IndustriALL]

INTUC President Advocates Trade Union Unification for Worker Empowerment 2024-04-08 [The Chronicle]

Maharastra government feels the heat of 54 day long strike 2024-03-30 [AICCTU]

India plans to shift from minimum wage to living wage by 2025 2024-03-25 [ET Bureau]

SC tells states to provide ration cards to 8 crore migrant workers within two months 2024-03-21 [Scroll]

A quarter of all employees struggle to voice mental health issues at workplace 2024-03-21 [ET Bureau ]

Lok Sabha polls: Ahmedabad-based trade union demands postal ballot for migrant workers 2024-03-21 [The Express]

Minimum guaranteed price for the protesting farmers 2024-03-14 [DW]

Supreme Court asks states to inform steps taken to regularise special teachers working on contractual basis 2024-03-14 [Live Law]

Supreme Court asks states to inform steps taken to regularise special teachers working on contractual basis 2024-03-14 [Live Law]

INTUC urges govt for justice to women workers 2024-03-13 [The Express]

Right To Pee Campaign: Women Loco Pilots In Indian Railways Advocate For Urgent Improvement In Toilet Facilities During Duty Hours 2024-03-09 [The Free Press Journal]

Taiwan’s Labour Minister apologises for ‘racist’ jibe against Indian workers 2024-03-09 [PTI]

Journalist arrested two days after release 2024-03-06 [IFJ]

Road transport unions successfully push back against anti-worker legislation 2024-03-02 [ITF]

মহিলা শ্ৰমিকসকলৰ বাবে নিৰাপদ চাকৰি আৰু উন্নত মজুৰি – আন্তঃৰাষ্ট্ৰীয় মহিলা দিৱস ২০২৪ 2024-03-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

பெண் தொழிலாளர்களுக்கு பாதுகாப்பான வேலைகள் மற்றும் சிறந்த ஊதியம் – சர்வதேச மகளிர் தினம் 2024 2024-03-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Urban Company revolutionised gig work for women. Then it bled them 2024-03-01 [Al Jazeera]

Indefinite Strike Of Central And State Government Employees Demanding Scrapping NPS From 1st May 2024 2024-02-29 [Public Sector Undertaking News]

India announces Health Insurance for Community Health Workers 2024-02-28 [PSI]

Port workers refuse to handle military cargo bound for Israel 2024-02-26 [Aliran]

India: Press release: The platform of the central trade union issued the following statement 21st February 2024 2024-02-26 [WFTU]

Journalists injured, one arrested in eastern states 2024-02-22 [IFJ]

Garment workers take part in mass India strike day 2024-02-20 [Ecotextile]

India: factory fire kills eleven people 2024-02-19 [IndustriALL]

Port workers' union refuses to handle ships carrying military equipment to Israel 2024-02-19 [Today]

Port workers' union refuses to handle ships carrying military equipment to Israel 2024-02-19 [PTI]

Water Transport Workers' Union of India refuses to load, unload Israel-bound weapons on any ships 2024-02-19 [Livemint]

CITU condemns brutal police attacks on farmers’ struggle 2024-02-18 [CITU]

Workers’ strike ahead of upcoming general elections 2024-02-16 [IndustriALL]

Road transport workers strike against new anti-worker legislation 2024-02-17 [ITF]

Strike at Coal India and subsidiaries successful, says trade union leader 2024-02-16 [The Times]

Unions slam Israel’s ‘immoral and disastrous’ need for more Indian workers amid war 2024-02-14 [South China Morning Post]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

1-05-1923 The country's first May Day celebration. [more]

8-05-1974 A national railway strike begins. 1.7 million workers were involved in demanding higher wages and shorter working hours. Indira Gandhi’s government brutally suppressed the strike with 1000s being sent to jail and losing their jobs. [more]

18-05-1905 Seafarer Surat Alley was born in India. He moved to Britain and during WWII and helped organise a strike of seamen to improve conditions for lascars: sailors on UK ships from Asia and the Middle East, who worked under inferior conditions. [more]