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Talks with govt fail; 70,000 Asha workers to continue indefinite strike 2021-06-17 [TNN]

Waiting for a pay hike, Maharashtra Asha workers on an indefinite strike from today 2021-06-16 [Timesnow News]

86 seamen dead: Unions protest outside ONGC today, seek reparation for kin of dead 2021-06-09 [Express News Service]

18 workers charred in Pune factory fire 2021-06-08 [Hindustan Times]

Massive Tragedy: 15 Women Among 18 Dead in Pune Factory Fire; President, PM Condole Loss of Lives | Top Points 2021-06-08 [India.com]

12 of 18 life insurance claims of frontline workers rejected 2021-04-27 [TNN]

SpiceJet’s ground staff to go on strike over layoffs 2021-04-22 [TNN]

Migrant workers jittery as govt considers lockdown 2021-03-31 [Express News Service]

SHRC summons Chanda GMCH dean and labour commissioner 2021-03-19 [TNN]

Bitter Reality: Mass Hysterectomy Of Women Workers In Beed’s Sugarcane Fields 2021-03-08 [Feminism India]

Unregistered healthcare workers left in the lurch 2021-03-06 [TNN]

Government considering objections to 12-hour work shift 2021-02-10 [Bombay Mirror]

APMC Mathadi workers go on strike over weight of sacks 2021-02-02 [The Free Press]

Tata Motors’ VRS may not interest workers at Pune plant 2020-12-15 [The Express]

MSRTC unions give call for a statewide stir today 2020-11-09 [The Free Press]

KMT staffers threaten to go on strike 2020-10-12 [The Times]

Fire at chemical unit in Pune; 12 workers rescued, none hurt 2020-10-02 [PTI]

Mumbai airport union's strike notice over pending salaries 2020-09-29 [The Times]

Bajaj Auto's Aurangabad plant may shut after death of 2 employees 2020-06-27 [PTI]

Unpaid since 3 months, nurses strike work 2020-06-24 [TNN]

Fear of coronavirus stalks sanitation workers 2020-06-23 [Hindustan Times]

Mumbai: Month-long BEST bus strike threat 2020-06-10 [The Times]

COVID-19: Labour shortage post worker exodus hit industries 2020-06-06 [Express News Service]

Dada Samant, trade union leader who lived in the shadow of younger brother Datta 2020-05-25 [The Print]

Plight of 500,000 autorickshaw drivers as lockdown halts income 2020-05-21 [SBS]

Domestic helps fear loss of livelihood post lockdown 2020-05-12 [The Express]

CITU holds Modi Government responsible for the death of migrant workers on rail tracks in Maharastra 2020-05-10 [CITU ]

Wipro gets labour department notice over benching staff, salary cuts 2020-05-09 [TNN]

CITU holds Modi Government responsible for the death of migrant workers on rail track in Maharashtra 2020-05-09 [CITU]

More important right now: Migrants stay back in Mumbai to build hospital to treat coronavirus patients 2020-05-07 [IndiaToday]

Mumbai Trade Unions intervene in Plea seeking Exemption from Payment of Full Wages, Says 'Workers are entitled to wages as Per Contract' 2020-04-23 [Bar & Bench]

Migrant workers come out on road in Mumbai's Bandra, say want to travel back home 2020-04-14 [PTI]

Covid-19: Exodus from Mumbai, Pune as migrant workers pack trains headed East 2020-03-21 [Indian Express]

Labour courts ask BEST to pay Rs 1.9 cr in gratuity dues 2020-03-12 [Mumbai Mirror]

5 day working week for government employees 2020-02-13 [TNN]

BEST workers union moves t0 Bombay HC 2020-02-09 [Yahoo]

Bharat Petroleum Refinery employees extend support to All-India strike 2020-01-08 [ANI]

Jan 8 Strike: Lakhs of Lorry Workers in Maharashtra to Participate 2020-01-06 [Newsclick]

Flash strike by workers hits garbage collection 2019-12-28 [The Times]

Bitter Truth: Women sugarcane labour ‘sacrifice’ uterus for wages 2019-12-26 [CanIndia]

Relief for commuters as longest-ever BEST bus strike ends 2019-11-24 [Stock Daily Dish]

Workers’ union to stage protest 2019-11-21 [The Times]

BEST Workers’ Union warns of strike on October 9 2019-09-20 [The Hindu]

Thirteen dead in Dhule factory fire 2019-09-01 [Hindustan Times]

Workers’ hunger strike continues as talks with Shiv Sena & BEST flounder 2019-08-29 [Yahoo]

Seeking wage agreement, BEST workers go on two-day dharna 2019-08-27 [The Hindu]

Splinter group from seamen’s union joins hands with Sena 2019-08-26 [The Hindu]

Mumbai: 98% of BEST workers vote for strike 2019-08-25 [The Times]

Over 7,000 ordnance factories workers on strike 2019-08-20 [Indian Express]

Talks on to prevent strike 2019-08-06 [The Hindu]

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]