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Joint platform of 10 central trade unions boycott the tripartite stakeholder meeting called by labour ministry [ET Bureau] 2021-01-12

10 trade unions to skip today’s meet with government on labour codes [Mint] 2021-01-12

2020 ITUC Global Right Index: India among 10 worst countries for working people [Yahoo!News] 2021-01-01

2020 ITUC Global Right Index: India Among 10 Worst Countries for Working People; Check Full List [ITUC] 2020-12-31

Agricultural Workers’ Union Calls for Nationwide Protest Against Farm Laws on Jan 7-8 [NewsClick] 2020-12-30

Central Trade Unions Mull Over Prolonged General Strike of Workers [NewsClick] 2020-12-30

2020 In Review: From Zomato And Swiggy To Ola And Uber — A Year Of Protests By India’s Gig Workers [INC 42] 2020-12-29

Gujarat Garbage pile up on roads as AMC sanitation workers strike work [Indian Express] 2020-12-29

British Columbia Down to Earth: Hundreds in B.C. rally in solidarity with farmers strike in India [CLI] 2020-12-28

Temporary workers stage mass protests at electronics factories [CLB] 2020-12-24

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Indian court suspends new agricultural laws after mass protests 2021-01-13 [The Guardian]

Electricity Department staff in U.T. begin indefinite strike 2021-01-12 [The Hindu]

Workers’ strike hits garbage lifting service in 3 zones 2021-01-12 [Times of India]

The Diminishing Power Of Labour 2021-01-12 [Outlook India]

Joint platform of 10 central trade unions boycott the tripartite stakeholder meeting called by labour ministry 2021-01-12 [ET Bureau]

10 trade unions to skip today’s meet with government on labour codes 2021-01-12 [Mint]

The joint platform of the central trade union-Statement 2021-01-11 [CITU]

4 dead after gas leak at Rourkela steel plant 2021-01-11 [HT]

11 workers hospitalised after massive explosion in Hyderabad chemical factory 2021-01-11 [Hindustan Times]

Pondicherry Electricity staff to go on strike against privatisation of power sector 2021-01-11 [PTI]

Labour Laws and Migrants 2021-01-09 [EPW]

Delhi Strike Day 1: Delhi corporations workers stop work, demand MCD reunification 2021-01-09 [TNN]

Unresolved Labour Cases Pileup at Indian Embassies 2021-01-09 [Leaflet]

Odisha Steel plant gas leak kills four workers 2021-01-08 [ The Telegraph]

Expert panel seeks basic living wage after job loss 2021-01-08 [TNN]

Madhya Pradesh Ujjain: Trade unions threaten massive agitation after 23 posts shifted from headquarters 2021-01-08 [FP News]

Even India’s tech workers are interested in employee unions 2021-01-08 [Mint]

No Results in Dialogue Between Government and Farmers 2021-01-06 [teleSUR]

Gujarat Gujarat in bottom three in wages 2021-01-06 [TNN]

Karnataka Mangaluru: Waste handling workers on strike - No garbage clearance on Jan 3 2021-01-04 [Daiji World]

Sanitary workers in Mangaluru go on strike again 2021-01-04 [The Hindu]

Jammu and Kashmir Jal Shakti Workers Stage Protest; Demand Regularization, Wages: Question Leaving Of HQ By Xen 2021-01-04 [Cross Town News]

West Bengal Workers strike due to pay inequality 2021-01-03 [DhakaTribune]

West Bengal Commuters suffer as transport workers strike 2021-01-03 [UNB]

Delhi Farmer's leading one of the largest protests against Modi's government 2021-01-03 [TIME]

Punjab Police try to stop farmer's protest 2021-01-03 [The Hindu]

The joint platform of Central Trade Unions insist on physical meeting 2021-01-02 [CITU]

2020 ITUC Global Right Index: India among 10 worst countries for working people 2021-01-01 [Yahoo!News]

Bihar Lockdown trauma, lack of work haunt migrants 2020-12-31 [TNN]

In 2020, health workers counted their COVID-19 casualties because the government did not 2020-12-31 [Caravan]

2020 ITUC Global Right Index: India Among 10 Worst Countries for Working People; Check Full List 2020-12-31 [ITUC]

Agricultural Workers’ Union Calls for Nationwide Protest Against Farm Laws on Jan 7-8 2020-12-30 [NewsClick]

Central Trade Unions Mull Over Prolonged General Strike of Workers 2020-12-30 [NewsClick]

Punjab Farm labour body’s activists to join Delhi stir on Jan 7 2020-12-29 [TNN]

In between manhole and machine hole 2020-12-29 [The Times]

2020 In Review: From Zomato And Swiggy To Ola And Uber — A Year Of Protests By India’s Gig Workers 2020-12-29 [INC 42]

Gujarat Garbage pile up on roads as AMC sanitation workers strike work 2020-12-29 [Indian Express]

British Columbia Down to Earth: Hundreds in B.C. rally in solidarity with farmers strike in India 2020-12-28 [CLI]

Goa Agitating lifeguards call off hunger strike 2020-12-27 [The Times]

Gujarat Sanitation workers’ strike leaves stink across city 2020-12-27 [Mirror]

The joint platform of Central Trade Unions insist on physical meeting 2020-12-27 [CITU]

Initial investigation of Apple supplier Wistron India violence finds 'labour violations' 2020-12-24 [Thomson Reuters]

Karnataka Not just Wistron, Karnataka battling tougher, longer labour crisis at Toyota Kirloskar plant 2020-12-24 [The Print]

Temporary workers stage mass protests at electronics factories 2020-12-24 [CLB]

Tamil Nadu Sanitary workers stage demonstration 2020-12-24 [TH]

Andhra Pradesh GVMC contract workers stage protest 2020-12-24 [TH]

55% Indian employees bullied at work: Effects of workplace bullying and how to address the issue 2020-12-22 [India Today]

Delhi Delhi To Withdraw FIRs Against Migrant Workers Lodged During Lockdown 2020-12-22 [PTI]

Karnataka Wages of discontent 2020-12-22 [Indian Express]

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This month in labour history


16-01-1997 Trade union leader, Dutta Samant was assassinated. He had led 300,000 mill workers in a year-long strike in 1982 in Mumbai. [more]

18-01-1982 300,000 textile workers in 60 mills across Mumbai went on strike for wage and bonus increases. Remaining out for 16 months, the workers were eventually defeated in what became a key event in the Indian workers' movement. [more]