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Workers wage daily war for survival during lockdown: survey [The Herald] 2020-04-06

Workers demand COVID-19 lockdown coupled with wage subsidies [BWI] 2020-04-04

Covid-19 crisis and long-term transformations: alternatives from India [Opendemocracy] 2020-04-03

Coronavirus: FM Sitharaman announces package worth Rs 1,70,000 crore for poor, daily wagers [India Today] 2020-03-28

10 Trade Unions Demand Rs 7 Lakh Crore Coronavirus Relief Package From PM Modi [NDTV] 2020-03-27

Coronavirus pandemic|FM Sitharaman announces Rs 50 lakh medical insurance for every health worker [Moneycontrol News] 2020-03-26

Covid-19 pandemic: 90% of India’s estimated 47-crore workforce not entitled for any lay-off benefits [Financial Express] 2020-03-21

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

Explained: Women’s Day has its history in the labour movement [Explained News] 2020-03-08

CITU and AICCWW (CITU) Congratulates Working Women for the historic Jail Bharo on 6 March 2020 [CITU] 2020-03-07

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United Nurses Association Move Supreme Court For Formulation Of National COVID19 Management Protocol 2020-04-06 [LiveLaw.IN]

Workers wage daily war for survival during lockdown: survey 2020-04-06 [The Herald]

World’s largest lockdown triggers massive exodus of migrant workers 2020-04-04 [BWI]

Workers demand COVID-19 lockdown coupled with wage subsidies 2020-04-04 [BWI]

CITU Letter to the Prime Minister on Problems of Migrant workers 2020-04-04 [CITU]

CITU opposes govt decision the slashing down the interests rate on small savings, PPF etc 2020-04-04 [CITU]

Covid-19 crisis and long-term transformations: alternatives from India 2020-04-03 [Opendemocracy]

Supreme Court orders media to only publish official information on Covid-19 2020-04-03 [IFJ]

Protective gear shortage makes Indian health workers vulnerable to coronavirus 2020-04-01 [The Straights Tims]

India’s coronavirus lockdown leaves garment workers stranded in cramped factory housing 2020-03-31 [The Globe and Mail]

Uttar Pradesh COVID-19: Migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant in Uttar Pradesh 2020-03-30 [Pune Mirror]

Coronavirus: India's migrant workers pose major challenge to country's lockdown 2020-03-30 [ST]

West Bengal Bengal orders employers to pay full and timely wages to workers (Ld) 2020-03-30 [menafn]

Coronavirus lockdown: India grapples with migrant workers' exodus 2020-03-29 [Al Jazeera]

Telangana India’s Coronavirus Layoffs Begin As IT Firm Fires 20 In Hyderabad 2020-03-28 [Huffpost]

Bihar Bihar faces huge task of screening 50,000 migrant workers who returned to state 2020-03-28 [India Today]

Coronavirus: FM Sitharaman announces package worth Rs 1,70,000 crore for poor, daily wagers 2020-03-28 [India Today]

Zomato sets up funds for income-starved daily wage workers 2020-03-28 [ET Online]

10 Trade Unions Demand Rs 7 Lakh Crore Coronavirus Relief Package From PM Modi 2020-03-27 [NDTV]

CITU Letter to the Prime Minister - Urgent measures to address Corona Pandemic 2020-03-27 [CITU]

Bihar Construction workers left in the lurch 2020-03-26 [TNN]

Odisha Coronavirus impact: All India lockdown brings tough time for migrant workers 2020-03-26 [Express News Service]

Suddenly jobless, migrant workers on long walk home 2020-03-26 [TNN]

Coronavirus pandemic|FM Sitharaman announces Rs 50 lakh medical insurance for every health worker 2020-03-26 [Moneycontrol News]

Andhra Pradesh Sanitation workers seek provision of transport, food 2020-03-25 [The Hindu]

Opinion | An income support plan for the poor to tide over testing times 2020-03-25 [Mint]

ICMR advises use of hydroxy-chloroquine to shield health workers against corona infection 2020-03-25 [PTI]

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

Healthcare workers face crisis of protective gears 2020-03-21 [TNN]

Covid-19 pandemic: 90% of India’s estimated 47-crore workforce not entitled for any lay-off benefits 2020-03-21 [Financial Express]

Andhra Pradesh Tourism’s unorganised labour force takes a hit, 90% lose jobs, wages 2020-03-20 [Express News Service]

West Bengal Dole call for unorganised sector 2020-03-20 [The Telegraph]

Tamil Nadu Precautions yet to cover migrant workers’ shelters 2020-03-20 [TNN]

Quarantined Flipkart delivery workers given leave with full pay 2020-03-20 [IANS]

Coronavirus: IndiGo to cut pay up to 25% from next month 2020-03-19 [TNN]

Karnataka Pourakarmikas are our defence against corona; here’s how to keep them (ergo all of us) safe 2020-03-19 [Citizens Matter]

Sanitation workers threaten to go on strike if not provided safety gear amid corona pandemic 2020-03-19 [HT]

50 per cent Central govt employees ordered work from home amid COVID-19 pandemic 2020-03-19 [IndiaTV]

Telangana Little work, lesser wages for labourers amid coronavirus scare 2020-03-19 [Indian Express]

Delhi Covid-19-hit informal sector demands financial assistance 2020-03-19 [HT]

Brick kilns are more vulnerable to severe coronavirus infection 2020-03-19 [News18]

Odisha Government issues guidelines for worksites 2020-03-19 [TNN]

Coronavirus disparity: No work from home for India’s poor 2020-03-19 [The Print]

Amazon to hire 1 lakh workers as online orders surge on coronavirus worries 2020-03-18 [Reuters]

Factory workers cope with contagion risk and poor demand 2020-03-18 [Business Standard]

25000 auto executives to work from home to contain the spread of Covid-19 contagion 2020-03-18 [ET]

Ford asks 1,000 employees in India to work from home 2020-03-18 [PTI]

Coronavirus Shutdown: How India Can Provide a Safety Net for Gig Workers 2020-03-18 [The Wire]

Coronavirus: Producers Guild of India sets up relief fund for workers affected by production halt 2020-03-18 [PTI]

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27-04-1918 The country's first labour union was born in the city of Chennai, then known as Madras, when workers of Buckingham and Carnatic Mills formed the Madras Labour Union. [more]