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Precautions yet to cover migrant workers’ shelters 2020-03-20 [TNN]

Contract conservancy workers allege bias in recruitment 2020-03-11 [The Hindu]

Public transport hit as employees stage sit-in protest 2020-03-11 [The Hindu]

Farm hands seek changes to MGNREGA 2020-03-11 [TNN]

After accident on sets of Kamal Haasan’s ‘Indian-2’, workers union demands safety measures 2020-02-22 [The Express]

Transport unions in TN announce novel protest 2019-12-30 [Times of India]

Transport unions announce novel protest across Tamil Nadu against MVA on January 8 2019-12-30 [The Express]

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

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

Govt. doctors’ strike enters second day 2019-10-28 [The Hindu]

Auto rickshaw drivers demand ban on bike taxis 2019-10-22 [The Hindu]

Bonus settlement for NTC workers 2019-10-22 [The Hindu]

Tussle Between Motherson Management and Workers Reaches 26th Day 2019-09-20 [Newsclick]

Yamaha signs 3-year wage settlement pact with Chennai plant workers 2019-09-12 [PTI]

Workers demand settlement of dues 2019-09-10 [The Hindu]

EPFO employees strike work to press their demands 2019-08-29 [The Hindu]

18 Unions join to establish Tamil Nadu Electrical Workers Federation 2019-08-11 [BWI]

Madras HC Stays Operation of Anti-Trade Union govt order meant for auto component industry 2019-08-02 [Mumbai Mirror]

3 Workers Die As Under Construction Building Collapses In Madurai: Cops 2019-07-07 [PTI]

Wage agreement signed for NTC workers 2019-07-07 [The Hindu]

3 die while cleaning pig farm sewer 2019-07-03 [The News Minute]

Implement Pay Commission recommendations: workers 2019-06-18 [The Hindu]

Illegal Pills Given To Women Workers In Tamil Nadu Factories To Make Them Work Through Period Pain 2019-06-14 [Huffington Post]

Garment factories found giving illegal pills to women workers to make them work through period pain 2019-06-14 [Today]

Child labour: Government launches online complaint register 2019-06-13 [The Hindu]

Workers’ union asks members to learn Hindi 2019-06-07 [The Hindu]

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Chennai sanitation workers bear brunt of improperly disposed pads 2019-05-29 [Firstpost]

Chennai Metro Rail Workers Continue to be Victimised by Management 2019-05-28 [Newsclick]

3L unorganized workers await welfare aid in state 2019-05-21 [TNN]

On May Day, workers call for welfare measures 2019-05-02 [The Hindu]

Coimbatore trade unions at the crossroads 2019-05-01 [TNN]

Chennai Metro Rail Workers Demand Reinstatement of Dismissed Employees 2019-05-01 [Newsclick]

CMRL staff stage protest, seek meeting with MD 2019-04-30 [DECCAN CHRONICLE]

Thousands of Indian factories under scrutiny over 'miserable' conditions 2019-04-30 [Reuters]

No TET, 1,500 teachers lose salaries 2019-04-29 [TNN]

Manual scavenging horror! Four workers die while cleaning septic tank in Chennai 2019-04-15 [Mirror Now Bureau]

Trade unions plan to submit demands to Lok Sabha candidates 2019-04-10 [TNN]

Royal Enfield asked by global union to stop vindictive actions against workers 2019-03-13 [The Express]

Corpn workers demanding action against asst engineer 2019-02-06 [TNN]

Jactto-Geo strike enters day 8 with no sign of resolution 2019-01-30 [The Hindu]

 VIDEO Indefinite Strike of Tamil Nadu Govt Employees and Teachers Affects Normalcy in the State 2019-01-30 [The Rooster News]

Teachers strike: Hundreds approach Madurai CEO office to work as temporary teching staff 2019-01-30 [TNN]

E-sevai and Aadhar Enrolment Workers Protest, Plan Strike if Demands Unfulfilled 2019-01-22 [Newsclick]

Hyundai's Chennai plant workers protest over alleged delay in wage pay 2019-01-10 [Business Standard]

Over 550 trade union members held at railway station. 2019-01-10 [The Post]

‘Govt threatening us’: TN state government employees to defy diktat on Jan 8-9 strike 2019-01-08 [Newsminute]

#WorkersStrikeBack: How ‘Modern Times’ Are Squeezing Workers in TN’s Auto Hub 2019-01-06 [Newsclick]

TN to take action against govt officials who take part in All India strike on Jan 8-9 2019-01-06 [The News Minute]

Fireworks unit workers go on fast at Sivakasi 2019-01-05 [TNN]

Fireworks unit workers go on fast at Sivakasi 2019-01-04 [The Moveefy]

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]