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Indian Textile Workers Demand Enforcement of 30 Percent Pay Hike

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, Sept 7  – Hundreds of textile workers in India‘s Tamil Nadu state have launched protests to demand that the first minimum wage increase in the southern state in more than 12 years is enforced. In July, the Madras High Court ordered a pay rise of up to 30 percent for

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More Than a Million Indian Workers To Go on Strike on Friday

By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, Aug 31  – More than a million Indian workers in banking, telecoms and other sectors will go on strike on Friday, seeking higher wages and to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s labor reforms and a plan to close some loss-making firms. Trade unions including the All India Trade Unions

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