Category Archives: Contract Workers

Maruti Struggle Brings Nineteen Unions Together

  On 5th June this year, exactly six years after the first strike on 4th June, 2011 in the Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant which marked the beginning of the Maruti workers’ struggle, nineteen revolutionary trade unions came together on a … Continue reading

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தொழிலாளர் துறையை முற்றுகை – 100க்கும் மேற்பட்ட இளைஞர்கள், தொழிலாளர்கள், வழக்கறிஞர்கள் கைது

மே 31 அன்று இளம் தொழிலாளர்களின் உரிமைகளுக்காக சென்னை டிஎம்எஸ் வளாகத்தில் உள்ள தொழிலாளர் ஆணையத்தை முற்றுகையிட முயன்ற புரட்சிகர இளைஞர் இயக்கம் மற்றும் ஜனநாயக வழக்கறிஞர்கள் சங்கத்தைச் சார்ந்த 100 உறுப்பினர்கள் கைது செய்யப்பட்டனர். அவர்கள் கீழ்கண்ட கோரிக்கைகளை வலியுறுத்தி போராட்டம் நடத்தினர்: சுரண்டலை அதிகரிக்கும் பயிற்சியாளர் முறையையும் ஒப்பந்தத் தொழிலாளர் முறையையும் ஒழிக்க … Continue reading

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Workers, students and lawyers gherrao the Labour Commissioner Office

Close to 100 members of the Revolutionary Youth Association and the Democratic Advocates Association were detained today as they gheraoed  the Labour Commissionerate in Chennai. Calling for rights of young workers, the organisations demanded- Abolition of the exploitative apprentice and contract … Continue reading

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Death of worker in manhole not registered under Manual Scavenging Act

As the police refuse to register the death of a worker in manhole under prevention of manual scavenging act, the community affinity of the workers and contractor come in the way of ensuring justice to workers, opine Safai Karamchari Andolan, … Continue reading

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After Death of a Migrant worker in a Manesar factory, workers get punished for demanding justice.  

Shatrughan Prasad, a migrant worker at SPM Autocomp factory, Manesar, died on 7th April. He got stuck in a conveyor belt. According to the workers, his death was a clear case of criminal negligence on the part of SPM management. The management … Continue reading

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Troubles brew at Oragadam Sanmina plant

Five day sit-in strike by 400+ permanent workers as production continues using contract workers. Workers return to factory after conciliation by Labour Department. As the focus of many workers and working class organisations turned towards the court verdict on the … Continue reading

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