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

Artificial Intelligence to improve tea quality and health of workers 2019-10-20 [Express News Service]

Gauhati High Court glare on Assam bonded labourers 2019-07-01 [Telegraph]

Rosekandy tea estates hit by strike, lack of succour 2019-06-24 [Telegraph India]

Poor health facilities led to deaths of tea workers in Bordubi: ATTSA 2019-06-24 [Telegraph India]

Paper mill workers set June-end deadline 2019-06-04 [Telegraph]

All Assam Mid-Day Meal Workers’ Protest In Guwahati 2019-03-31 [The Sentinel]

Assam hooch tragedy 2019-02-23 [Times of India]

Toxic alcohol kills almost 100 tea workers in India 2019-02-23 [Radio New Zealand]

48-hour Strike by Assam State Power Workers’ Union in Dibrugarh 2019-01-10 [The Sentinel]

Transport Workers call for 48 Hour Chakka Bandh 2019-01-08 [G Plus News]

Oil India Limited workers rise in protest against the entry of private companies 2019-01-02 [Scroll]

Call for wage hike of tea garden workers 2018-12-30 [TNN]

Asom Chah Mazdoor Sanga have called for tea estate bandh on January 8 2018-12-27 [ET Bureau]

Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha to support countrywide two-day strike 2018-12-27 [The Sentinel]

Government to deposit Rs 2,500 in 7 lakh bank accounts of tea garden workers 2018-12-20 [PTI]

Gramin Dak Sevaks go on indefinite strike in Tezpur 2018-12-19 [The Sentinel]

Feel the plight of the tea workers and revise the min. wages to Rs 350 per day: ACMS to PM Modi 2018-12-10 [ET Bureau]

Cachar Paper mill workers abstain from voting 2018-12-10 [The Telegraph]

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd Employees to go on Indefinite Strike from Dec 3 2018-11-30 [The Sentinel]

Tea workers seek parity with those elsewhere 2018-11-16 [Business Line]

Mid-day meal workers stage protest; demand salary hike in Baksa district 2018-09-27 [The Sentinel]

Tea union demands Rs 350 as daily wage 2018-09-24 [The Telegraph]

Ambulance services off in Assam even after staff suspend stir 2018-09-20 [The Times]

AJYCP dharna over workers' removal 2018-09-13 [Telegraph India]

Aasaa on stir path to hike tea garden workers' wages 2018-09-12 [TNN]

Oil Workers Go on Indefinite Strike 2018-08-27 [Today]

Indefinite stir by petroleum workers from Aug 27 2018-08-19 [The Post]

APMU to relaunch indefinite strike against oil syndicate at Digboi 2018-08-18 [Now]

Call for petroleum strike 2018-08-18 [The Telegraph]

Demand to implement minimum wages for plantation workers in RS 2018-08-07 [PTI]

2,000 Anganwadi workers to hold nationwide protest on August 9 2018-08-06 [GPlus]

CM assurance 'bogus': Union 2018-07-28 [The Telegraph]

Tea wage test 2018-07-11 [The Telegraph]

Wage hike, insurance for tea garden workers 2018-07-08 [TNN]

Interim wage relief for tea workers 2018-06-16 [Telegraph]

Tea workers live in 'appalling' conditions: Report 2018-05-27 [Tribune]

Hunger strike by NFR workers continues 2018-05-11 [The Sentinel]

War of words amid app-cab strike 2018-05-08 [The Telegraph]

3-day cab strike in Guwahati 2018-05-07 [The Telegraph]

Petrol union strike hits Meghalaya 2018-04-30 [The Telegraph]

Labour officer submits ‘failure report’ over tea estate lockout 2018-01-07 [The Tribune]

10 tea workers injured as estate owners open fire in Assam 2017-12-14 [Tribune]

From Geneva to Guwahati: demanding fair wages for Assam’s tea workers 2017-11-28 [Open Democracy]

AATSA demands wage hike for tea garden workers 2017-11-13 [Sentinel Assam]

Tea garden workers demand hike in daily wages 2017-11-02 [The Sentinel]

Assam enacts a major labour reform, employers can now fire 300 staff without prior govt nod 2017-09-09 [ET Bureau]

Powai tea estate deadlock ends 2017-08-10 [The Tribune]

Petroleum workers threaten strike 2017-07-23 [The Tribune]

24-hour safety strike hits bus services in Guwahati 2017-04-26 [The Times]

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]