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KMCSU State meet unanimously passes resolution to merge with NGO Union 2023-05-27 [The Hindu]

In a first, Kerala will frame Bill for protection of domestic workers’ rights: CM 2023-05-25 [The Hindu]

Contract staff of the State Child Protection Society stage token strike 2023-05-15 [The Hindu]

BSNL contract workers in Kozhikode on hunger strike 2023-04-21 [Newsclick]

KSEB restructuring on cards, unions say excuse to downsize 2023-04-04 [Express News Service]

Penkoottu to honour elderly labourers of Kozhikode on Women’s Day 2023-02-18 [The Hindu]

Huge rally of AITUC in Kerala on December 20th, 2022 2022-12-24 [WFTU]

Swiggy Workers' Strike Enters Third Day in Kochi 2022-11-17 [sab rang]

No salary for three months, HIL employees stage agitation 2022-09-06 [Express News Service]

Port workers to hold protest in Kochi on September 15 2022-08-08 [The New Indian Express]

Garment factory workers fall sick after drinking ‘contaminated' water 2018-08-17 [The Express]

Fish workers raise ₹5 lakh through crowdfunding 2017-08-25 [The Hindu]

After a hard-fought 8-year battle, Kerala women workers win ‘right to sit' 2018-07-23 [The Wire]

‘Labour commissioners told to enforce mid-day break rule' 2020-02-24 [Express News Service]

Kochi: BPCL Union Rejects Management's ‘Illegal Strike' allegation 2020-09-12 [Newsclick]

After A Hard-Fought 8-Year Battle, Kerala Women Workers Win ‘Right to Sit'! 2018-07-18 [The Better India]

Women's Rights in Kerala: Showroom Slaves 2018-07-22 [India Legal]

Trade unions call for State govt's study on FACT's future 2017-06-28 [The Hindu]

Teachers' protest 2017-10-29 [The Hindu]

Nurses' pay revision within a month 2017-06-29 [The Hindu]

Nurses' wages: discussions fail 2018-03-30 [The Hindu]

Bank staff's novel protest against wilful defaulters 2017-02-10 [The Hindu]

Fishers' union seeks arrest of ship captain 2017-01-10 [The Hindu]

Khadi workers' wages to be hiked 2017-01-08 [The Hindu]

LPG truckers' stir called off 2017-05-03 [The Hindu]

Tanker workers' stir at IOC called off 2017-02-14 [The Hindu]

Union government's apathy to postal employees' issues sparks protest 2016-12-29 [The Hindu]

Kerala HC nullifies amendments to Employees' Pension Scheme 2018-10-14 [Indian Express]

CITU-Won't allow BEML to be sold to corporates 2021-01-18 [TNN]

Doctors to go ahead with tomorrow's strike 2021-01-28 [TNN]

Trade unions' strike hits normalcy in Kerala 2022-03-29 [The Times]

Trawl ban based on ground reality, say fishers' union 2020-06-08 [The Hindu]

State To Form Welfare Fund For Gig Workers 2022-05-10 [Newsclick]

KSRTC unions to strike work today 2022-05-06 [The Hindu]

KSRTC: No assurance regarding payment of salary before May 5, trade unions call for strike on May 6 2022-04-26 [KAUMUDI]

Refusing to knuckle under, trade unions take on two Kerala govt enterprises 2022-04-18 [Indian Express]

Pro-Left KSEB association to launch indefinite sit-in strike 2022-04-09 [TNN]

CITU protests the Kerala High Court order of banning the strike 2022-03-24 [CITU]

Kerala govt miffed with HC for asking it to declare strike 'illegal' 2022-03-29 [The Business Standard]

Hours after high court order, Kerala govt bars staff from participating in general strike 2022-03-29 [The Express]

Two years on, 700 families in hardship 2022-03-22 [TNN]

Trade union hartal call hits Kerala tourism industry 2022-03-22 [Express News Service]

Zomato Delivery Agents Launch Indefinite Strike in Thiruvananthapuram 2022-03-16 [NC ]

Auto, taxi drivers call off planned protest after meeting with Kerala Transport Minister 2021-12-30 [ANI]

HC against loading heavy goods on heads of workers 2021-12-15 [The Hindu]

Kerala private bus operators call indefinite strike demanding fare hike 2021-11-11 [Indianexpress.com]

Bharat Bandh hartal total and peaceful in Kerala 2021-09-28 [Times of India]

Kerala Bank limits union activities of staff; two pro-CPM union leaders transferred 2021-08-30 [Mathrubhumi]

32 Jharkhand workers rescued 2021-07-16 [TNN]

8 hr work-days, weekly off: Kerala to bring in law for domestic workers 2021-06-18 [News minute]

This month in labour history

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]