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Public Upset Due To Bank Strike In Kanpur 2020-02-02 [OBN]

10 workers hospitalised after gas leak at paper mill 2019-10-07 [PTI]

Collectorate, tehsil staff strike work 2019-08-22 [TNN]

Here's why workers at Modern Coach Factory in Rae Bareli are unhappy 2019-06-28 [DNA]

Lucknow: Two workers choke to death in sewer 2019-06-16 [TNN]

Migrant workers who returned to UP's Banda to vote complain of intimidation by officials, long journey home 2019-05-21 [FirstPost]

Mill officials, union members booked after clash 2019-05-03 [The Times]

Uttar Pradesh Govt Slaps ESMA as 20 Lakh Employees on Strike demanding Old Pension Scheme 2019-02-06 [The Wire]

Attack on sanitation staff prompts workers to go on strike 2018-12-30 [TNN]

Collectorate staff goes on flash strike 2018-12-01 [TNN]

Pandemonium at Piyush Goyal Lucknow event, minister hounded out by angry railway workers 2018-11-17 [Indiatoday]

PTR beat watchers not paid wages for 6 months 2018-10-14 [TNN]

Locals face harrowing time as auto drivers go on strike 2018-10-02 [The Times]

6 labourers die in petro-chemical factory blast 2018-09-13 [PNS]

Protesting BG teachers intensify stir 2018-09-08 [The Pioneer]

Lucknow: 800 doctors to go on indefinite strike 2018-08-27 [Times of India]

Essel Mining workers call off strike 2018-08-26 [The Pioneer]

Six Bengal workers perish in UP cave-in 2018-08-01 [Telegraph]

Ahmedabad: Garbage piles on as strike by safai workers enters day 2 2018-07-24 [The Week]

Deaths at Ghaziabad sewage treatment plant again show how little India cares about workers’ safety 2018-07-23 [Scroll]

Sanitation workers threaten strike if demands not met soon 2018-07-22 [The Times]

Congress joins state employees in condemning Yogi govt’s drive against senior staff 2018-07-10 [Natl Herald]

New Samsung Factory in Noida: Another Example of Exploitation in the Name of ‘Ease of Business’? 2018-07-09 [Newsclick]

Workshop for domestic helpers organised 2018-06-28 [The Pioneer]

Govt sitting on CM’s assurance, allege sanitation workers’ union 2018-06-23 [The Pioneer]

Transport workers on strike demanding salary hike 2018-06-19 [The Pioneer]

FCI union warns of violent stir in support of their demands 2018-06-13 [The Pioneer]

Strike by sanitation workers continues as civic bodies start clean up 2018-05-20 [The Times]

10-day personality development programme for young union reps 2018-05-18 [The Pioneer]

Sanitation workers standoff with authorities continues 2018-05-18 [The Pioneer]

Talks fail for fourth time, strike to continue 2018-05-18 [The Times]

DMC fires workers, but strike continues 2018-05-16 [The Times]

Sanitation workers deny minister’s proposal, strike to continue 2018-05-14 [The Times]

Sanitation workers continue strike, rally to secretariat 2018-05-12 [The Pioneer]

Sanitations workers continue strike for third day 2018-05-10 [The Pioneer]

On Labour Day, workers in Kanpur say it ‘holds no meaning for us’ 2018-05-02 [ET Now]

IndiGo support staff at Varanasi airport go on strike over wages hike 2018-04-04 [The Hindu]

Migrant women workers told rights, entitlements 2018-03-12 [The Pioneer]

18 dead, scores scorched as NTPC boiler explodes; CM announces compensation 2017-11-01 [PTI]

Not firing employees in Lucknow: TCS 2017-07-14 [ET Bureau]

Teacher’s transfer policy to consider couples, differently able 2017-06-28 [TNN]

UP government bans strike in universities and colleges 2017-04-01 [The Times]

Wages unpaid, Jal Nigam staff pitches for change 2017-03-03 [Business Standard]

Building collapse: Labour dept orders Alam to pay 75 lakh to labourers' kin 2017-02-20 [TNN]

Notebandi makes dent in brass biz, hammers workers 2017-02-14 [TNN]

Staff on poll duty, sanitation may suffer 2017-02-10 [TNN]

Government orders cashless treatment for poll duty staff 2017-02-08 [IANS]

5 workers killed in India building disaster 2017-02-02 [News24]

65% of Firozabad’s glass industry still shut, wages fall 2017-02-01 [TNN]

Despite BSA order, teachers still performing clerical works 2017-01-12 [TNN]

This month in labour history

22-02-1919 Mill owners in Ahmedabad lock out workers who refuse a 20% pay rise, sticking to their demand of 50% [more]

28-02-2012 Up to 100 million workers take part in a general strike in India, possibly the largest strike in history. [more]