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  •  15 September 2019 - The thousands of municipal workers in Bengaluru, India are struggling to turn their legal entitlement of paid maternity leave into reality. While workers’ unions have made several representations to the municipal corporation - there have been instances of employees not being paid during their maternity leave or being sacked after returning from leave. Check the maternity law.
  • 12 September 2019 -Textile workers in the Indian city of Bengaluru protested at the Labour Department offices demanding an increase in their minimum wages. Garment manufacturing workers believe that their minimum wages, which haven’t been revised in the past six years, are unfair in comparison to minimum wages of workers in other industries. Check the Minimum Wage.
  • 9 September 2019The government of the Indian state of Maharashtra doubled the minimum wage for factory workers. This increase comes after a gap of nine years and would benefit over 25 lakh workers in the state. The minimum wage of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled factory workers has been more than doubled. Check the Minimum wage.
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