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Thousands take part in Ludhiana rally, banks to be worst affected 2022-03-29 [The Express]

Punjab to give permanent jobs to 35,000 temporary workers 2022-03-25 [Hindustan Times]

NHM workers' strike hits health services 2022-01-06 [The Tribune]

Pay scales row: Punjab teachers’ protest hits one-month mark 2022-01-01 [HT]

Health staff threaten to intensify protest 2022-01-02 [The Tribune]

Teachers, ASHAs, nurses, bus employees — why Punjab has become a state of strikes 2021-12-12 [The Print]

Punbus contractual workers go on indefinite strike 2021-12-08 [The Tribune]

Contractual roadways staff seek regularisation of jobs 2021-11-28 [The Tribune]

Transport workers’ stir from Nov 30 if cabinet fails to commit regular jobs 2021-11-28 [The Times]

Bus stands in Punjab shut for 2 hours today 2021-09-24 [The Tribune]

Ludhiana passengers suffer as striking staff keep bus stand closed for 4 hrs 2021-09-10 [The Tribune]

Striking Punjab roadways staff to meet CM Capt Amarinder Singh today 2021-09-08 [HT]

Bus services hit as roadways contractual staff goes on strike 2021-09-07 [HT Corresspondent]

Roadways PRTC contract staff suspend work 2021-07-29 [Nyoooz]

Ludhiana MC employees on pen down strike, visitors a harried lot 2021-07-16 [HT]

Mandi Ahmedgarh: Doctors to observe pen-down strike against 6th pay panel 2021-07-09 [The Tribune]

Health Dept staff on pen-down strike 2021-07-09 [Tribune News Service]

6th pay panel report: Mass media employees observe pen-down strike 2021-07-09 [Tribune India]

Contractual Punjab Roadways employees go on strike 2021-06-29 [The Tribune]

Punbus strike: Staff apply brakes on 180 buses in Amritsar dist 2021-06-29 [The Tribune]

Contractual employees of Punjab Roadways on strike, demand regularisation 2021-06-28 [ANI]

Sanitation workers suspend work in Patiala 2021-06-25 [HT]

4,500 sanitation workers, sewermen to get regular jobs 2021-06-19 [HT]

Sstate govt employees to get 6th Pay Commission salary from July 1, minimum pay to be Rs 18,000 2021-06-18 [ET Now]

Punbus contractual staff to hold three-day strike 2021-06-17 [HT]

SEWA Punjab observes Domestic Workers’ Day 2021-06-17 [TNN]

Punjab dips into construction workers’ fund to vaccinate them 2021-06-09 [Indian Express]

Trade unions leave for Delhi borders to support farmers’ agitation 2021-05-01 [Tribune]

NHM staff go on day-long strike for regularisation of services 2021-04-29 [TNN]

Sanitation workers wait for masks, gloves, sanitisers 2021-04-27 [Tribune News Service]

Powermen to go on one-day strike in Chandigarh 2021-04-20 [The Times]

Amritsar Municipal Corporation employees’ strike enters 2nd day 2021-03-28 [The Tribune]

Joint rally by trade unions, Samyukta Kisan Morcha against privatisation 2021-03-16 [TNN]

Trade unions hold protest, demand release of farmers, activists 2021-02-22 [TNN]

Farming protests resonate with U.S. agriculture communities 2021-02-20 [PBSNewsHour]

Why fashion has a stake in India’s farmer protests? 2021-02-20 [Businessoffashion]

Why are farmers protesting and how is Rihanna involved? 2021-02-20 [Euronews.]

Farm laws are a global problem 2021-02-20 [Brookings ]

Farmers begin hunger strike amid fury against Modi 2021-02-20 [PBS.org]

Punjab: SC Commission Seeks Relief for Arrested Labour Rights Activist Nodeep Kaur 2021-02-09 [PTI]

Why Nodeep Kaur, Dalit labour activist part of farmer protest, is behind bars for a month now 2021-02-08 [The Print]

Unions protest as leader sacked for taking part in stir 2021-01-21 [The Tribune]

Police try to stop farmer's protest 2021-01-03 [The Hindu]

Farm labour body’s activists to join Delhi stir on Jan 7 2020-12-29 [TNN]

Caught between debt and landlessness, Punjab’s protesting women assert fight for rights 2020-12-14 [Caravan]

Farmers protest deregulation rules 2020-12-01 [CNN]

10 workers have narrow escape after fire breaks out in Ludhiana godown 2020-11-23 [HT]

PRTC staff protest labour law changes, privatisation 2020-11-01 [The Tribune]

Waste collectors to resume work today 2020-10-27 [The Tribune]

Farm unions to take stir beyond borders 2020-10-27 [The Tribune]

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]