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Members of various labour unions stage a protest against the Union government against the privatization of the Defence Sector, in Hyderabad.

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Beedi workers under Lal-Bavta Shramik Workers Union, take out a protest rally for their demands, in Solapur.

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Left Front chairman Biman Bose addresses a gathering of All Bengal Teachers Association (ABTA) celebrating its 100 years of completion, in Kolkata.

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Mathadi leader Narendra Patil addresses Mathadi workers during a protest against Maharastra State Government demanding reformation of Mathadi boards, employment to their children and others issues, in Navi Mumbai.

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Trade union activists block a road in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Kolkata,

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Police personnel detain protestors during a protest in support of the nationwide strike by ten central trade unions against various policies of the NDA government, in Bhubaneswar.

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Indian Bank (Allahabad Bank) wears a deserted look as the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) joins a one-day nationwide strike, called by central trade unions to protest against the government's anti-labor policies, at Parliament Street in New Delhi.

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Activists of different parties block a train during a nation wide strike called by the various trade unions in Kolkata.

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Activists of different parties block a railway track during a nation wide strike called by the various trade unions in Kolkata.

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General Post Office wears a near deserted look during a nationwide strike by ten central trade unions against various policies of the NDA government, in Mumbai.

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Employees of GPO shout slogans during the nationwide strike by ten central trade unions against various policies of the NDA government, in Prayagraj.

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Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) members participate in a rally during 'Bharat Bandh' in Nadia.

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All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and other trade union activists stage a protest against farm bills, in Ranchi.

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Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) activists raise slogans during Vidhan Sabha Gherao protest for their demands, in Shimla.

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Members of All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC) stage a protest against the Karnataka government to press for various demands including a fixed honorarium for workers during coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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AITUC activists during a demonstration against privatisation of Indian Railways, at Secunderabad Railway station in Hyderabad district.

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Railway Union workers wearing black dresses stage a protest against privatization of the Railways, in Jodhpur.

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Trade unions' activists stage a protest against the Union government over various issues, in Patna.

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All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC) activists stage demonstration in support of the migrant workers in front of the Raj Bhavan, in Kolkata.

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CITU leaders and activists stage protest against the recent changes in labour laws, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Police detain CITU leaders and activists who were staging a protest against the recent changes in labour laws, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Police detain CITU leaders and activists who were staging a protest against the recent changes in labour laws, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Police detain CITU leader who was participating in a protest against the recent changes in labour laws, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Electricity board workers hold placards in solidarity with Friday's nationwide trade union protest before starting the day's work in Kochi, Kerala state.

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CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury (2R) with Loktantrik Janta Party leader Shared Yadav (4L), CPI general secretary D Raja (R) and others, during eight parties protest against the suspension of Labour Laws in several states at AKJ Bhavan, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Left front supporters block the traffic on the Dak Bangalow road in support of the nationwide strike called by ten trade unions in protest against the alleged anti-people policies of the Centre, in Patna.

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Indian National Trade Union Congress(INTUC) members block the Howrah Bridge in protest for completion of various demands, in Kolkata.

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Members of All J&K Transport Welfare Association raise slogans during a protest against non-issuance of fitness certificates to commercial vehicles by State Transport Department, in Jammu.

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Unionists holding a poster reading "Blanquer Killed Me" referring to French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer demonstrate as part of a national day of strikes in Paris, France.

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A woman works at a bricks kiln on International Women’s Day in Dimapur, Nagaland.

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A municipal worker sweeps a street on International Women's Day in Hyderabad.

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Woman coolie Sandhya Marawi at work on International Women's Day, in Jabalpur.

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Woman coolie Sandhya Marawi teaches her children at her rental home, a day before International Women's Day, in Jabalpur.

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Women workers at a garment factory in Vapi, Gujarat

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Tunisian workers stage a protest in front of the national union headquarters in the capital Tunis. Workers around Tunisia are on strike to demand higher pay in a standoff with a government struggling to tame unemployment, poverty and social tensions.

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BEST workers raise slogans after calling off their strike, in Mumbai.

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Labourers work at a construction site at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi

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Labourers work at a construction site at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi

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Vehicles remain stranded on the national highway (NH-16) during the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Bhubaneswar.

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Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) members stop commuters who defied the strike on the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Bhubaneswar.

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Trade Union activists during a 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions in protest against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Bengaluru.

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Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) leaders and workers raise slogans during a protest on the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Srinagar.

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Senior CPI(M) leader MY Tarigami and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) leaders and workers raise slogans during a protest on the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Srinagar.

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Left parties members and supporters block the Dak Bungalow road during a protest on the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Patna.

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Family members of trade union activists shout slogans as they participate in a demonstration on the second day of a two-day nationwide general strike called by various trade unions in New Delhi.

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Trade union activists shout slogans as they participate in a demonstration on the second day of a two-day nationwide general strike called by various trade unions in New Delhi. The strike has been called against the government's alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labor reforms.

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Buses parked at Mithapur bus depot during the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Patna.

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Activists under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) raise slogans during the 48-hours-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against "anti-people" policies of the Center, in Nagpur.

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Activists under the banner of various trade unions during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Puducherry.

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A deserted look of street and closed shops during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Kozhikode.

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Activists under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) raise slogans during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Shimla.

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KSRTC buses parked at a bus depot during a 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions in protest against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Bengaluru.

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A deserted look of NH-4 during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel control protestors during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Agartala.

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Activists under the banner of All India Trade Union Congress block Venad Express during a 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions in protest against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Bus drivers at a bus depot during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Chikmagalur.

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Workers travel in a pick-up van during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Chikmagalur.

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A view of the streets as protestors gather during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Patna.

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Left Democratic Party block trains during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Guwahati.

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Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) activists and ally organizations block a train during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Guwahati.

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Anti-government demonstrators block the traffic at Nyugati square in donwtown Budapest, Hungary. Union leaders in Hungary called for a national strike and protests on Jan. 19 to oppose labor code changes they see as a “slave law” harmful to workers.

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A worker busy in preparation for the upcoming Republic Day function, in New Delhi.

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Labourers pull a pontoon to construct a temporary bridge for the Kumbh Mela festival, in Allahabad.

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Kim Sung-joo, bottom center, a forced labor, speaks after the Supreme Court's ruling in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's top court ordered a Japanese company to compensate 10 Koreans for forced labor during Tokyo's 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula.

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Workers transport bamboo logs in Longai river near Tripura-Mizoram border, in Kanhmun.

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Laborers standing on a scaffolding shift steel rods from the ground to the top of an under construction hospital building in Greater Noida. Building work in the capital region has resumed after authorities last week lifted a ban on construction activities they had imposed to combat air pollution.

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All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) activists raise slogan during the 'National Convention: Modi's Swachh Bharat Jumla and Plight of Sanitation Workers', at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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An Afghan laborer moves a sack of charcoal at a shop, in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the winter, prices of wood and charcoal rise along with other necessities.

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Starting the ­energy cycle: a bem­used-looking miner in the coal fields of Dhanbad, 1999

Photograph by Prashant Panjiar

Laborers pull a pontoon buoy with a rope in the river Ganges as they build a floating pontoon bridge over the river Ganges for the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival, in Allahabad.

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A worker carries a sack of salt from a wooden boat in the Cite Soleil slum, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Weavers at a kharkhana in Srinagar

AITUC (All India Trade Union Congress) members hold a demonstration during 'Modi Hatao-Desh Bachao' 'Shramika Sambesh' (Labourer's Rally), in Bhubaneswar.

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Workers and farmers of various unions raise slogans during 'Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally' at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury (R) speaks during 'Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally' organised by workers and farmers from various unions at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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Workers and farmers of various unions raise slogans during 'Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally' at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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Workers and farmers of various unions raise slogans during 'Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally' at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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Workers and farmers of various unions raise slogans during 'Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally' at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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Workers and farmers of various unions raise slogans during 'Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally' at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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Hotel workers and their union representatives demonstrate in front of the J. W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel including San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, front center in San Francisco.

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San Francisco supervisor Rafael Mandelman was arrested with hotel workers in front of the J. W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco. Police say dozens of hotel workers protesting outside the hotel on Labor Day were arrested for blocking a street in one of the city's busiest tourist areas. A union spokesman says many hotel workers hold two jobs to support their families and their salaries have increased by 7 percent in a decade.

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Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Sachiv Sanghthan activists stage a protest to press for the implementation of seventh pay scale and various other demands, in Bhopal.

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Demonstrators wearing masks with the image of Peru's President Martin Vizcarra, center, former President Alan Garcia, left, and Congress President Luis Galarreta, right, protest against corruption, in Lima, Peru0. Union workers and students march to protest against corruption in the justice system and at the national congress a day before of anniversary of independence day of Peru.

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Workers take seeds out of dry kapok fruits in Phum Pram village, northeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Labourers busy in work in front of posters of Soccer stars as the FIFA World Cup 2018 fever has gripped the locality, in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Bangladeshis work at a plastic strips storehouse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The theme for this year's World Environment Day, is "Beat Plastic Pollution."

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In this photo taken from video, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte leans in to kiss a Filipino worker at the podium during a townhall-style meeting with overseas Filipino workers in Seoul, South Korea.

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People sleep inside a concrete-pipe on a hot summer day, in Allahabad.

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A migrant daily wage worker fills water for bathing on a hot summer day in New Delhi.

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A labour drinking water near NH24 Nizamuddin flyover, in New Delhi.

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A migrant daily wage worker fills water for bathing on a hot summer day in New Delhi.

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Protesters, mostly workers, burn an effigy depicting President Rodrigo Duterte as a devil, during a rally near the Presidential Palace at the global commemoration of Labor Day in Manila, Philippines. For the first time in almost three decades, various labor groups, used to be adversaries, have joined forces for a huge rally to condemn President Rodrigo Duterte for allegedly reneging on his campaign promise to stop the business practice of a few months of hiring workers on a contractual basis, locally known as ENDO or "End of Contract."

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Workers and activists march during a rally by Indian Federation of Trade Unions to mark May Day in New Delhi. Banner in Hindi reads, "Hold high the banner of Marxism, socialism and world peace. "

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Members of Indian Federation of Trade Unions take part in a protest march on Labour Day in New Delhi.

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A abourer takes a nap outside a closed shop in Delhi.

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A woman laborer works at a brick factory on the outskirts of Jammu. International Labor Day also known as May Day is marked across the world on May 1.

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Workers eat a free meal provided by volunteers at a roadside to mark International Labor Day in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Workers carry a big basket on their head at a wholesale market on International Labour day, in Kolkata.

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Workers prepare to carry a big basket on their head at a wholesale market on International Labour day, in Kolkata.

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