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Frequently evicted, Ahmedabad's 'untenable' slumdwellers seek viable rehabilitation 2020-02-22 [Couinterview]

Sanitation workers seek regular jobs 2020-02-18 [TNN]

Burned India denim factory had single door reached by ladder 2020-02-15 [AP]

Four dead in major blaze at textile unit near Pirana 2020-02-09 [TNN]

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

Govt to monitor work environments, labour checks at factories with two new apps 2019-09-19 [Express News Service]

Diamond workers should get rightful benefits 2019-09-05 [TNN]

How social cooperatives help informal workers 2019-07-16 [ILO]

Surat Police fire tear gas on agitating workers 2019-07-13 [DNA]

With 11,431 complaints, Ahmedabad leads in labour law violation cases 2019-07-11 [DNA]

Dispute over Ford India strike referred to industrial tribunal 2019-06-30 [The Times]

Ola, Uber drivers' strike to continue in Ahmedabad 2019-06-30 [TNN]

Employee sacking triggers strike at Ford's Sanand plant 2019-06-27 [The Business Standard]

Union member sacked, Ford workers go on strike 2019-06-23 [The Times]

Seven die while cleaning hotel sewer in India 2019-06-16 [Radio New Zealand International]

Seven die of suffocation while cleaning hotel sewer near Vadodara 2019-06-15 [The Hindu]

Ahmedabad: 12 labourers allege torture by cops 2019-06-15 [TNN]

Four die cleaning storm water pumping station in Ahmedabad, probe on 2019-05-20 [Express News Service]

Ahmedabad civic body screens waste pickers for health issues 2019-05-17 [TNN]

CITU calls for boycotting the potato products of Pepsico including 'Lays' in solidarity with the struggle of potato farmers in Gujarat at the call of All India Kisan Saba 2019-04-29 [CITU ]

Life of Diamond Polishers of Gujarat: No Job Security, Minimum Wage or Dignity 2019-01-08 [Newsclick]

#WorkersStrikeBack: “In 20 Years, Quality of Workers’ Life Has Degraded” – Workers of GIDC 2019-01-08 [NewsClick]

Mid-day meal workers will go on strike, will protest against the govt 2018-12-23 [GNS]

Ahmedabad: Railway workers protest at division office 2018-12-15 [TNN]

Four sanitation workers die cleaning water tank 2018-12-14 [The Express]

Airport staff on hunger strike to oppose privatization 2018-12-12 [TNN]

Vadodara: Fire in IPCL plant kills three workers 2018-12-01 [DNA]

Four injured after argument over payment of wages turns violent at Morbi factory 2018-11-17 [Express News Service]

Patan Cong leader held ‘for posting hate messages against migrants on FB’ 2018-10-14 [ Express News Service]

In Bhavnagar's Alang ship breaking yard, it's business as usual for workers from UP, Bihar 2018-10-14 [First Post]

Mid-day meal workers seek wage hike 2018-09-13 [PTI]

GE Power shuts Gujarat plant, workers opt for VRS 2018-08-27 [People Matters]

Ahmedabad: Hawkers protest loss of livelihood 2018-08-04 [DNA]

Three workers electrocuted in Gir Somnath 2018-07-30 [PTI]

Labour Day: Workers in unorganised sector remain vulnerable 2018-05-02 [Zee News]

84 fatal accidents, 114 deaths in three years in textile units in Surat 2018-04-01 [Counterview]

Worker killed, three others hurt in boiler explosion in Vatva 2018-03-24 [DNA]

Daily wagers stall textile parcel delivery, want double wages 2017-11-16 [NYOOOZ]

Criminal defamation slapped over investigative report 2017-10-12 [IFJ]

Poisonous gas kills 5 workers 2017-09-19 [TNN]

Powerloom weavers prepare for strike 2017-07-08 [The Times]

Tata Motors signs wage settlement pact with Sanand workers 2017-06-09 [PTI]

Negotiations on with workers: Tata Motors 2017-06-05 [TNN]

Sanitation workers spend night at VMC 2017-05-04 [TNN]

Starch maker’s unpaid staff bring in labour dept 2017-04-18 [TNN]

I-T employees join nationwide strike 2017-03-17 [TNN]

Tata Sanand workers negotiate wages with company 2017-03-16 [Business Standard]

Income tax employees to strike work on March 16 2017-03-15 [TNN]

Tata Motors Sanand plant may see more trouble as workers allege company misleading them 2017-03-03 [The Financial Express]

SVNIT daily wage staff hold protest over pending dues 2017-03-03 [TNN]

This month in labour history

27-04-1918 The country's first labour union was born in the city of Chennai, then known as Madras, when workers of Buckingham and Carnatic Mills formed the Madras Labour Union. [more]