Category Archives: Contract Workers

Workers protest after employment termination at Corporation Zone 9

Workers of Swarna Jayanthi Scheme,whose employment was terminated two months ago, came together to conduct a begging bowl protest in front of Nungambakkam Office(Zone 9) of Chennai Corporation. They were working in malaria and mosquito prevention units. The protest was … Continue reading

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மண்டலம் 9 மாநகராட்சி தொழிலாளர்கள் வேலை நீக்கத்தை எதிர்த்துப் பிச்சை எடுக்கும் போராட்டம்

Sankar, Madras School of Social Work மார்ச் 22 ஆம் தேதி மண்டலம் 9 சென்னை மாநகராட்சி நுங்கம்பாக்கம் அலுவலகத்தில் சென்னை செங்கொடி சங்கம் சார்பில் சுகாதார தொழிலாளர்களுக்காக பிச்சை எடுக்கும் போராட்டம் நடைபெற்றது. இரண்டு மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பாக சொர்ண ஜெயந்தி திட்டத்தின் கீழே வேலை செய்து வந்த 89 ஒப்பந்த சுகாதாரத் தொழிலாளர்கள் … Continue reading

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The Beedi Industry in India

Based on a draft report circulated by the Centre for Workers’ Management, New Delhi CWM recently undertook a study of bidi work across four states in India – Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The objectives of the study … Continue reading

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 The Struggle in Between the Events: Lives of the incarcerated Maruti Workers

By C.S.R Shankar The Maruti plant in Manesar is perhaps the largest car manufacturing plant in India. Close to six years ago the workers in the plant initiated a struggle to form a union to address issues in their work … Continue reading

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Organising the ‘un-organisable’

If during the Age of the Family, a man had the right to tame his wife occasionally with a whip, capitalism is now taming her with scorpions–Clara Zetkin International Working Women’s day marks the brave struggles of women workers,who more … Continue reading

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The shit is in the brains of casteist society

Comrade Divya’s movie premiered on 26th February in MMPreview theatre in Chennai. The viewer enters the movie with unease — it is called ‘Kakkoos’ after all.  But very soon into the movie, the initial unease pales. The viewer is treated … Continue reading

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