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India UNI Care affiliates in India celebrate International Nurses Day [UNI Global Union] 20-05-2024

India Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh journalist shot, another assaulted [IFJ] 16-05-2024

India Maharashtra Sanitation worker deaths: Maharashtra issues new guidelines for manual cleaning of septic tanks [Scroll] 07-05-2024

India Maharashtra Sanitation worker deaths: Maharashtra issues new guidelines for manual cleaning of septic tanks [Scroll] 07-05-2024

India May Day manifesto 2024 [CITU] 30-04-2024

India / Pakistan Unions in India and Pakistan express concerns over health and care workers' protection in Pandemic Treaty [PSI] 29-04-2024

India West Bengal Political Campaigns Have Overshadowed Workers' Plight in the Tea Gardens [The Wire] 19-04-2024

India INTUC President Advocates Trade Union Unification for Worker Empowerment [The Chronicle] 08-04-2024

India Karnataka For Karnataka's domestic workers, personal is political [The Federal News] 27-03-2024

India India plans to shift from minimum wage to living wage by 2025 [ET Bureau] 25-03-2024


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CITU questions delay in publishing consumer price index for industrial workers 2024-05-23 [The Hindu]

Trade unions want beedi cess back, seek safety net for workers 2024-05-22 [The Indian Express]

India AIRF/ECRKU Conducts Trade Union Education Programme For more info  ActNOW!  2024-05-21 [AIRF, INDIA]

UNI Care affiliates in India celebrate International Nurses Day 2024-05-20 [UNI Global Union]

Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh journalist shot, another assaulted 2024-05-16 [IFJ]

Tripura Tripura brick kiln workers stage protest over unpaid wages, poor working conditions 2024-05-14 [ANI]

Assam Inside The Brewing Healthcare Crisis of Assam’s Tea Garden Labourers 2024-05-14 [India Spend]

Trade unions write to ministry, object to exclusion from labour code consultations 2024-05-12 [The Indian Express]

Karnataka Victoria Hospital protesters detained; labour dept to conduct inquiry 2024-05-11 [The Herald]

Arunachal Pradesh Union claims majority of illegally appointed WC employees hail from Keyi Panyor district 2024-05-10 [Today]

Karnataka Delayed salaries cause hardship to anganwadi staff 2024-05-10 [TNN]

Protesting workers to rejoin duty after Air India Express withdraws terminations 2024-05-10 [First Post]

Section of AIESL's permanent engineers plans to go on strike on May 24 2024-05-07 [PTI]

Maharashtra Sanitation worker deaths: Maharashtra issues new guidelines for manual cleaning of septic tanks 2024-05-07 [Scroll]

Maharashtra Sanitation worker deaths: Maharashtra issues new guidelines for manual cleaning of septic tanks 2024-05-07 [Scroll]

Gujarat Domestic Workers’ Union call for access to rights, respect and dignity for domestic workers 2024-05-04 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

TTEs lie down on railway platforms in Kerala as protest seeking better restroom facilities 2024-05-03 [The Hindu]

Tamil Nadu Sanitary workers stage protest in Pudukottai 2024-05-02 [The Hindu]

West Bengal Leftist trade unions on Wednesday demanded strict enforcement of the eight-hour workday at a gathering to mark the International Workers' Day 2024-05-01 [Republic]

Rallies, public meetings mark May Day in southern districts 2024-05-01 [The Hindu]

Maharashtra Extreme heat leaves factory workers perspiring 2024-05-01 [TNN]

Kerala On Workers Day, TTEs to lie down on platforms 2024-05-01 [Indian Express]

Invisible labour, visible resistance: Domestic workers fight for rights 2024-05-01 [The Leaflet]

May Day manifesto 2024 2024-04-30 [CITU]

Fifth of fast food restaurants don’t pay minimum wages, quarter don't offer additional leaves 2024-04-30 [DH]

Pakistan Unions in India and Pakistan express concerns over health and care workers' protection in Pandemic Treaty 2024-04-29 [PSI]

May Day Call-Workers manifesto 2024-04-28 [AICCTU]

Telangana Gig workers demand law to improve working conditions 2024-04-26 [The Siasat Daily]

Global Over 70% workers globally exposed to excessive heat, India’s manual labour at risk: ILO 2024-04-23 [The Express]

Odisha Labourers bear heat brunt despite 4-hour work break 2024-04-21 [New Indian Express]

Odisha Labourers bear heat brunt despite 4-hour work break 2024-04-21 [New Indian Express]

Karnataka No respite for pourakarmikas, Anganwadi workers from heatwave 2024-04-21 [New Indian Express]

Maharashtra MMRDA directs contractors to limit outdoor activities for workers between 11 am and 4 pm amid hot spell 2024-04-21 [Indian Express]

Chandigarh: Centre okays ‘equal work, equal pay’ for PGI contractual workers 2024-04-21 [HT]

West Bengal Political Campaigns Have Overshadowed Workers' Plight in the Tea Gardens 2024-04-19 [The Wire]

Maharashtra Two workers injured in fire at construction site in Thane 2024-04-18 [PTI]

Purvanchal’s migrant workers are desperate & poor. But they are determining India’s politics 2024-04-18 [The Print]

Haryana Sanitation workers end five days strike in Mohali 2024-04-16 [HT]

India Amid Conflict With Iran, Israeli Envoy Assures Safety Of Indian workers 2024-04-14 [NDTV]

Unions fight for workers’ rights 2024-04-10 [IndustriALL]

Telangana Amid soaring temperatures, Telangana cab union announces 'No AC Campaign' 2024-04-09 [Money Control]

Tamil Nadu Domestic Workers Welfare Trust conducts financial literacy programme 2024-04-08 [DT Next]

Nagaland NPPC Ltd mill workers demand pending dues 2024-04-08 [The Post]

INTUC President Advocates Trade Union Unification for Worker Empowerment 2024-04-08 [The Chronicle]

Telangana Power bill collectors demand minimum wages 2024-04-07 [The Express]

VIDEO India AIRF/SCRMU Conducts Free Mega Health Camp For more info  ActNOW!  2024-04-03 [AIRF, INDIA]

Maharastra government feels the heat of 54 day long strike 2024-03-30 [AICCTU]

Karnataka For Karnataka's domestic workers, personal is political 2024-03-27 [The Federal News]

India plans to shift from minimum wage to living wage by 2025 2024-03-25 [ET Bureau]

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This month in labour history


1-05-1923 The country's first May Day celebration. [more]

8-05-1974 A national railway strike begins. 1.7 million workers were involved in demanding higher wages and shorter working hours. Indira Gandhi’s government brutally suppressed the strike with 1000s being sent to jail and losing their jobs. [more]

18-05-1905 Seafarer Surat Alley was born in India. He moved to Britain and during WWII and helped organise a strike of seamen to improve conditions for lascars: sailors on UK ships from Asia and the Middle East, who worked under inferior conditions. [more]