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India announces Health Insurance for Community Health Workers

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

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

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

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

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

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

India Tamil Nadu Garment workers protest delay in wage increase [IndustriALL] 15-02-2024

India Journalists attacked for reporting [IFJ] 14-02-2024

India Informal Workers Stage National Protest for Labour Rights [NewsClick] 08-02-2024

India Madhya Pradesh 11 killed, dozens feared trapped in firecracker factory blast in Harda [TOI] 06-02-2024


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

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

Maharashtra Doctors on strike in Maharastra over delayed stipend, poor hostel facilities 2024-02-26 [India Today]

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

Punjab Trade Union Announces March 11 Protest Against Train Suspension Trains to be Stopped in Punjab on March 11: Union Announces Walk Against Central Govt-Punjab 2024-02-25 [Geo TV]

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

Jharkhand 54 Gumla migrant labourers missing since Jan: Trade union 2024-02-20 [The Times]

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

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

Uttarakhand On protest path: 20,000 anganwadi workers set to strike 2024-02-19 [TOI]

Israel 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]

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

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

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

Tamil Nadu Trade union members stage protest in Coimbatore 2024-02-16 [The Hindu]

Tamil Nadu Workers at Apple supplier Flex's India plant stage one-day strike 2024-02-16 [Reuters]

Tamil Nadu Garment workers protest delay in wage increase 2024-02-15 [IndustriALL]

Kerala Banasura hydel tourism centre closed due to labour strike 2024-02-14 [On Manorama]

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

Journalists attacked for reporting 2024-02-14 [IFJ]

JAC PGI rejects meeting invitation, calls it ‘mischievous and unreasonable’ 2024-02-13 [The Times]

Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Steel Plant's call to join nationwide strike 2024-02-12 [Hello Vizag]

Uttar Pradesh ASHA workers to stage demonstration from Feb 15 over pay hike 2024-02-12 [HT]

Maharashtra ASHA workers on indefinite protest outside Thane collector’s office 2024-02-12 [HT]

Nagaland Left with no option, NPPCL workers to approach court 2024-02-12 [The Post]

Systemic abuse at Burari Hospital exemplifies larger patterns of exploitation in India’s healthcare sector 2024-02-12 [The Leaflet]

Himachal Pradesh Various unions under CITU to go on the joint strike on Feb 16 2024-02-11 [Headlines]

West Bengal Mechanisation, shutting down of stone quarries push Pakur’s workers to the brink 2024-02-10 [NewsGram Desk]

India CITU Congratulates the Greek workers of Telecom and Call centre sectors for their successful strike action 2024-02-10 [CITU]

Tamil Nadu Wage revision: Committee formed for talks with transport unions 2024-02-08 [News Today]

Informal Workers Stage National Protest for Labour Rights 2024-02-08 [NewsClick]

Several unions, organisations have extended support for Feb 16 Bandh, says SKM 2024-02-07 [The Print]

Court rules in favour of Indian contract steel workers 2024-02-06 [IndustriALL]

Government skirts wage to construction workers, pension posers 2024-02-06 [Telegraph]

Madhya Pradesh 11 killed, dozens feared trapped in firecracker factory blast in Harda 2024-02-06 [TOI]

West Bengal Body of Trinamul Congress trade union leader found with multiple injury marks at tea estate in Jalpaiguri 2024-02-05 [The Telegraph]

Team Tunnu Triumphs in Tata Workers Union Elections 2024-02-04 [The Town Post]

Tata Workers Union Elections See Big Upsets 2024-02-04 [The Town Post]

Telangana Agri Labour union calls for bandh on Feb 16 2024-02-04 [Hans]

Cine workers’ union demands FIR against Poonam Pandey for ‘stooping so low’ 2024-02-04 [The Times]

Hindu Rashtra is an attack on workers and Dalits 2024-02-04 [The Herald]

CITU slams interim budget: a bunch of lies & desperate attempt to privatisation 2024-02-03 [CITU]

Following Repeated Betrayals, ASHA Workers Demanding Fair Wages Threaten to Go on Strike 2024-02-02 [The Mooknayak]

Exploitation of Domestic Workers in India: Abuse, Unjust Detainment, and Calls for Change 2024-02-02 [The Mooknayak]

Gujarat 3 killed, two injured in blast at pharma factory in Vadodara 2024-02-01 [Express News Service]

Air India pilots' unions flag concerns over duty timings, safety issues 2024-02-01 [PTI]

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This month in labour history


22-02-1919 Mill owners in Ahmedabad lock out workers who refuse a 20% pay rise, sticking to their demand of 50% [more]

28-02-2012 Up to 100 million workers take part in a general strike in India, possibly the largest strike in history. [more]