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Power engineers, employees stage nationwide protest against privatisation [PTI] 2021-02-22

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

Bank unions plan to march towards Parliament against privatisation [PTI] 2021-02-19

Journalists targeted for reporting farmer protest [IFJ] 2021-02-16

Vaccination of manual scavengers must be prioritised [Indian Express] 2021-02-15

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

Glacier burst: 10 bodies recovered, 150 labourers missing - key updates [ANI] 2021-02-08

41 lakh healthcare workers inoculated with Covid vaccine [TNN] 2021-02-03

Trade unions call for nationwide protest on Wed against privatisation, other policies in Budget [Outlook] 2021-02-02

Who Is This Budget For? Ask Workers, Women’s, Disability Rights Groups [Newsclick] 2021-02-02

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Today's labour news


Gujarat 20 Workers Injured in Fire at Chemical Unit in Bharuch 2021-02-23 [News18]

Jet Airways Insolvency: NCLT Denies Workers Unions’ Plea 2021-02-23 [Bloomberg]

Indian workers work longest, earn the least 2021-02-23 [Mint]

Power engineers, employees stage nationwide protest against privatisation 2021-02-22 [PTI]

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

Assam Govt increases daily wage of tea garden workers 2021-02-21 [Indian Express]

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

Behind twitter's tricky balancing act 2021-02-20 [NPR]

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

Delhi Builders to go on strike 2021-02-20 [TheHindu]

Commercial vehicle operators threaten to go on hunger strike 2021-02-20 [Indiatvnews]

Bank unions call for strike 2021-02-20 [Business Standard ]

Why did a Rihanna tweet prompt backlash? 2021-02-20 [BBC News]

Telangana Insurance workers stage hunger strike 2021-02-20 [InsuranceBusiness]

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

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

Protesting Indian farmers begin hunger strike after week of clashes over agricultural laws 2021-02-20 [NBC]

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

Uttar Pradesh CITU denounces repression and intimidation on CITU and activists of democratic movement by Uttar Pradesh govt 2021-02-19 [CITU]

Bank unions plan to march towards Parliament against privatisation 2021-02-19 [PTI]

Stung by COVID-19, Indian businesses rethink worker benefits 2021-02-18 [Thomson Reuters]

Journalists targeted for reporting farmer protest 2021-02-16 [IFJ]

UFCW Canada sends message of support to Kissans and farm workers in India 2021-02-15 [UFCW Canada]

Vaccination of manual scavengers must be prioritised 2021-02-15 [Indian Express]

13 Ruvina_Mormugao municipal workers call off strike 2021-02-15 [Times of India]

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

Bank unions call for two-day strike 2021-02-10 [India TV]

Uttarakhand Glacier burst: Trapped workers up against hypothermia, dipping oxygen 2021-02-10 [TNN]

Stop humiliating the farmers with these derogatory and humiliating remarks 2021-02-10 [CITU]

Labour codes: Free medical check-up, 4-day work week among draft rules 2021-02-09 [ENS]

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

Goa Irregular pay: Mormugao municipal workers on strike 2021-02-09 [Times of India]

Tamil Nadu Union holds state-wide protest vs. price hike of construction materials 2021-02-09 [BWI]

Union wins reinstatement of 1,257 workers in India 2021-02-08 [IndustriALL]

Tamil Nadu JACTO-GEO threatens to go on 72-hour hunger strike 2021-02-08 [Express News Service]

Uttarakhand ITBP rescues workers stuck in flash-flood hit tunnel 2021-02-08 [PTI]

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

Glacier burst: 10 bodies recovered, 150 labourers missing - key updates 2021-02-08 [ANI]

Provisions for migrant workers in the Union budget are merely cosmetic 2021-02-04 [The National Herald]

India is turning to colonial-era laws to silence journalists 2021-02-03 [Open democracy]

Trades Call for Nationwide Protest Against Privatisation 2021-02-03 [MENA FN]

Tamil Nadu H&M probes abuse at Indian factory after death of woman worker 2021-02-03 [Al Jazeera]

Karnataka Demands not met, transport staff again threaten indefinite strike 2021-02-03 [TNN]

41 lakh healthcare workers inoculated with Covid vaccine 2021-02-03 [TNN]

Delhi MCD Employees on Strike Due to Pending Salaries Will March to Delhi CM's House Today 2021-02-03 [News18]

Power employees on nationwide strike 2021-02-03 [Siyasat]

Trade union deplore the anti-worker, anti-farmer, anti-people budget; Call for Nationwide protests on 3 February 2021 2021-02-02 [CITU]

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

Assam Power workers' union extends support to all-India strike call 2021-02-02 [The Sentinel]

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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]