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Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Press Club forcibly shutdown [IFJ] 2022-01-20

Explained: Forty Years Later, Looking Back at the First All India General Strike of 1982 [NewsClick] 2022-01-18

West Bengal Jute unions seek union minister’s intervention to save industry, livelihood of workers [PTI] 2022-01-19

Jharkhand Nurses stage 2-hr protest for wages in Ranchi; DC asks BDO to hold talks with protesters [The Times] 2022-01-18

How woman gig workers are protesting an Indian unicorn’s unfair practices [Quartz India] 2022-01-14

Jammu and Kashmir Kashmiri Journalist arrested for uploading protest video [IFJ] 2022-01-12

Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam: Protest for pay rise intensifies [The Hans] 2022-01-06

Tamil Nadu How A Protest By Women Forced Change At iPhone’s Indian Plant [The Toys Matrix] 2021-12-31

Haryana Khattar’s ‘Gift’ Not Enough, Anganwadi Workers’ Strike to Continue, Says Union [Newsclick] 2021-12-30

Exploitation of Indian migrant workers in Serbia continues [Global Voices] 2021-12-28

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Today's labour news


Karnataka Bengaluru: ITI lays off 80+ employees after unionizing efforts 2022-12-10 [The News Minute]

Garment workers’ union in India calls on international brands to fulfil their commitments 2022-01-21 [China Labour Bulletin]

Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Press Club forcibly shutdown 2022-01-20 [IFJ]

West Bengal Jute unions seek union minister’s intervention to save industry, livelihood of workers 2022-01-19 [PTI]

Tamil Nadu Ford India closure: Compensation talks on with workers, says report 2022-01-19 [IANS]

6 in 10 Indian workers suffering from pandemic-led imposter syndrome 2022-01-19 [IANS]

Explained: Forty Years Later, Looking Back at the First All India General Strike of 1982 2022-01-18 [NewsClick]

Jharkhand Nurses stage 2-hr protest for wages in Ranchi; DC asks BDO to hold talks with protesters 2022-01-18 [The Times]

Maharashtra Four decades later, mill workers still wait for redemption 2022-01-18 [The Times]

Maharashtra How a Strike 40 Years Ago Dismantled Workers’ Claim Over Mumbai, Hastened its Gentrification 2022-01-18 [The Wire]

How woman gig workers are protesting an Indian unicorn’s unfair practices 2022-01-14 [Quartz India]

Haryana CITU condemns Haryana Government invoking ESMA against the striking doctors 2022-01-14 [CITU]

Jharkhand Missing workers, dodgy rolls, wage diversion: NREG audit 2022-01-14 [Indian Express]

GM workers in India win interim relief in retrenchment case 2022-01-13 [IndustriALL]

West Bengal Homage to Comrade Rajedo Goala 2022-01-12 [CITU]

Jammu and Kashmir Kashmiri Journalist arrested for uploading protest video 2022-01-12 [IFJ]

Air India crew members to go on strike from January 15 2022-01-11 [GNS]

Maharashtra Sharad Pawar, Anil Parab fail to get MSRTC employees to give up on strike 2022-01-11 [The Times]

Karnataka 20 workers hospitalised after chemical leak in Mangalore plant 2022-01-11 [Times Now]

Air India Express cabin crew calls for indefinite strike from January 15 2022-01-10 [Business Today]

Karnataka Anganwadi workers stage demonstration in Bidar 2022-01-10 [The Hindu]

Karnataka Tata Marcopolo workers demand salary hike 2022-01-10 [The Hindu]

Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam: Protest for pay rise intensifies 2022-01-06 [The Hans]

Telangana Hyderabad: Chest hospital contract workers on protest demanding hike 2022-01-06 [The Siasat Daily]

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

Doctors strike: Mandaviya regrets police action, urges protesting resident doctors to call off strike 2022-01-04 [Economic Times]

Maharashtra Pune: Labourer dies in accident at Metro shed 2022-01-03 [ENS]

Tamil Nadu 4 workers die in blast at Sivakasi cracker unit 2022-01-03 [ENS]

Chhattisgarh Protest by contract workers at Chhattisgarh power plant turns violent, 20 cops hurt, vehicles damaged 2022-01-03 [PTI]

West Bengal 4,000 workers of Gondalpara Jute Mill lose jobs 2022-01-02 [Telegraph]

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

Union government out to destroy PSUs, allege CITU leaders 2022-01-02 [The Hindu]

Karnataka With support dwindling, bandh call loses steam 2022-01-01 [The Hindu]

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

Tamil Nadu Apple investigates iPhone facility in India after workers protest against poor working conditions 2022-01-01 [India Today]

Tamil Nadu How A Protest By Women Forced Change At iPhone’s Indian Plant 2021-12-31 [The Toys Matrix]

Tamil Nadu Details Surrounding Foxconn’s Suspended Plant Surface, Outlining Grim Working Conditions 2021-12-31 [iPhone]

Jammu and Kashmir Safai Karamcharis seek job regularisation, appeal LG to implement MWA 2021-12-31 [The Daily Excelsior]

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

Haryana Khattar’s ‘Gift’ Not Enough, Anganwadi Workers’ Strike to Continue, Says Union 2021-12-30 [Newsclick]

Tamil Nadu Gas cylinder explodes, injures 5 workers 2021-12-29 [PTI]

Delhi Chaos at Delhi's hospitals as resident doctors shut OPD counters 2021-12-28 [The National Herald]

Maharashtra Now, MSRTC mulls getting divisional workers to run buses 2021-12-28 [Mid-Day]

Union Health Minister urges protesting resident doctors to call off strike over NEET PG counselling delay 2021-12-28 [The Hindu]

Exploitation of Indian migrant workers in Serbia continues 2021-12-28 [Global Voices]

Jammu and Kashmir Electricity Workers Movement’s strike against the government’s privatization move a success 2021-12-28 [Pressenza]

Tamil Nadu Fishermen's strike enters eighth day 2021-12-27 [PTI]

Historic Farmer’s Protest, Participation of Women Farmers And Women’s Question in India 2021-12-27 [Newsclick]

Why Young, Overworked Doctors Are Protesting Outside the Union Home Ministry 2021-12-27 [The Wire]

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This month in labour history


16-01-1997 Trade union leader, Dutta Samant was assassinated. He had led 300,000 mill workers in a year-long strike in 1982 in Mumbai. [more]

18-01-1982 300,000 textile workers in 60 mills across Mumbai went on strike for wage and bonus increases. Remaining out for 16 months, the workers were eventually defeated in what became a key event in the Indian workers' movement. [more]

19-01-1982 Unions organize a 1-day general strike of great significance in the history of the labour movement. For the first time in independent India, the peasantry and the rural-urban workers came together in a joint action. [more]