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Preventing India’s Factory Disasters [Human Rights Watch] 2019-12-10

Labour ‘Reform’ in India: Worse Than Some Capitalist Nations [Newsclick] 2019-12-08

Around 15 thousand Construction Workers Rally at Parliament Street, New Delh [CITU] 2019-12-07

Union Cabinet approves fourth labour code on social security [ENS] 2019-12-05

Industrial Code: Govt drops plan to bar ‘outsiders from trade unions [FE] 2019-12-02

Gurugram: 800 auto firms’ workers protest against layoffs [TNN] 2019-12-02

Fresh insights into Modi government’s long-term attack on labour standards [ITUC] 2019-11-29

World Toilet Day: The lives of Indian sanitation workers [BBC] Image 2019-11-19

Telangana TSRTC employees’ unions to intensify stir from today [The Pioneer] 2019-11-11

Cognizant layoffs: IT/ITeS worker union calls for unionisation of Indian tech workers [Money Control News] 2019-11-01

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43 workers killed in Delhi factory fire 2019-12-11 [IndustriALL]

Preventing India’s Factory Disasters 2019-12-10 [Human Rights Watch]

 VIDEO Delhi WATCH | Screams and goodbyes as scores die in devastating India factory fire 2019-12-09 [AFP/News24]

Labour ‘Reform’ in India: Worse Than Some Capitalist Nations 2019-12-08 [Newsclick]

Around 15 thousand Construction Workers Rally at Parliament Street, New Delh 2019-12-07 [CITU]

Union Cabinet approves fourth labour code on social security 2019-12-05 [ENS]

At least 18 Indians killed in factory fire 2019-12-05 [PTI]

Pact between HAL management & striking unions likely on Dec 5: Defence Minister 2019-12-03 [PTI]

Industrial Code: Govt drops plan to bar ‘outsiders from trade unions 2019-12-02 [FE]

Gurugram: 800 auto firms’ workers protest against layoffs 2019-12-02 [TNN]

Tamil Nadu Stick to labour ragularisation rules: Madras high court 2019-12-01 [DECCAN CHRONICLE]

Women are beginning to demand and get equal pay 2019-12-01 [TNN]

 VIDEO  AIRF Condemns the Brutal Rape and Murder of Dr Priyanka Reddy For more info  ActNOW!  2019-11-30 [Indian Express]

 VIDEO  AIRF Invites Everyone to AGM at Chennai 04th to 06th Dec 2019 For more info  ActNOW!  2019-11-30 [AIRF Communication Centre]

Telangana CM to meet workers from all depots tomorrow 2019-11-30 [The Hindu]

Andhra Pradesh Address problems of workers, demands JAC 2019-11-29 [The Hindu]

‘Organised labour in India dipped since ’91’ 2019-11-29 [TNN]

Labour Reforms: Govt introduces industrial relations labour code Bill in Lok Sabha 2019-11-29 [Agencies]

India ratifies Hong Kong Convention 2019-11-29 [IndustriALL]

Fresh insights into Modi government’s long-term attack on labour standards 2019-11-29 [ITUC]

Precarious workers occupy Honda factory in India 2019-11-28 [IndustriALL]

Madhya Pradesh Bhopal gas tragedy activist dies, ignored by the city he fought for 2019-11-28 [The Quint]

Central trade unions denounce decision of the CCEA to privatize CPSUs 2019-11-27 [CITU ]

Labour code: Trade Unions can’t strike work at will 2019-11-27 [Financial Express]

Haryana HMSI contractual workers continues with protest 2019-11-27 [PTI]

Tamil Nadu Panchayat union staff for proper salary disbursal 2019-11-26 [The Hindu]

Haryana Production resumes at Honda’s Manesar plant; workers plan another march on Wednesday 2019-11-26 [The Times]

Uttarakhand Uttarakhand roadways workers protest non payment of dues 2019-11-24 [The Times]

Telangana Farm workers for enhancing sugarcane rate 2019-11-24 [The Business Recorder]

Maharashtra Relief for commuters as longest-ever BEST bus strike ends 2019-11-24 [Stock Daily Dish]

Assam PWD workers’ union calls for early resolution of demands 2019-11-24 [The Sentinel]

Haryana Union seeks secured policy for contractual staff 2019-11-24 [The Tribune]

Gujarat Sixth worker dies of fatal silicosis in 2019 in Gujarat's ceramic hub after govt 'refused' help 2019-11-24 [Counterpoint]

 VIDEO  Elimination of Violence Against Women - For more info  ActNOW!  2019-11-24 [AIRF Communication Centre]

Delhi Strongly condemns the brutal police attack on JNU students’ peaceful march 2019-11-23 [CITU]

Central Trade Unions denounce Decision of the CCEA to Privatise CPSUs 2019-11-23 [CITU]

Maharashtra Workers’ union to stage protest 2019-11-21 [The Times]

World Toilet Day: The lives of Indian sanitation workers 2019-11-19 [BBC]

SAMSN: Indian journalists among targets of WhatsApp hack 2019-11-19 [IFJ]

 VIDEO  Com. Shiva Gopal Mishra, General Secretary, AIRF's Message on World Toilet Day For more info 2019-11-19 [AIRF Communication Centre]

AIRF Observes World Toilet Day - 2019 For more info 2019-11-19 [AIRF Communication Centre]

Noida: Sanitation workers clean sewage-filled drains without protective gear 2019-11-16 [PTI]

Goa Mining workers meet dy CM 2019-11-16 [TNN]

Manual scavenging continues in India due to weak laws 2019-11-16 [WHO]

Few perks, lay off fears as India Inc steps upFew perks, lay off fears as India Inc steps up hiring of contract workers hiring of contract workers 2019-11-16 [Business Standard]

Global Railway News Updates on 15th November 2019 For more info 2019-11-15 [AIRF Communication Centre]

100 days of shutdown in Kashmir 2019-11-13 [IFJ]

Haryana Honda Manesar operations suspended indefinitely as talks with workers fail 2019-11-12 [The Business Standard]

Himachal Pradesh CITU protests against termination of 32 workers 2019-11-11 [UNI]

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This month in labour history

3-12-1984 Bhopal chemical disaster, leading to hundreds of deaths. [more]

25-12-1968 Forty-four Dalits are burnt to death in Kizhavenmani village, Tamil Nadu. Retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit laborers. [more]

29-12-1948 Hind Mazdoor Sabha (Workers Assembly of India) national trade union centre is founded. [more]