Category Archives: Contract Workers

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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34 permanent workers lose jobs for 388 contract workers: Omax Update

16 more permanent workers at Omax Autos, Dharuhera, were sacked in the past week, taking the total number of permanent workers sacked to 34. With this entire union body has been fired as a punishment for fighting with the 388 … Continue reading

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Contract Labour System must be completely abolished

T.Hariparanthaman, Judge (Retired) – Madras High Court (transcribed and translated from a speech given by Justice Hariparantham.) The situation before 1970 Before 1970, the contract labour system was used rarely for very few jobs in a few companies. It was prevented … Continue reading

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ஒப்பந்த தொழிலாளர் முறை முற்றிலும் ஒழிக்கப்பட வேண்டும்

-து. அரிபரந்தாமன் நீதிபதி (ஓய்வு) – சென்னை உயர்நீதிமன்றம் 1970க்கு முந்தய நிலை: 1970க்கு முன்னர், அத்திபூத்தாற் போல சில நிறுவனங்கள் சில பணிகளில் மட்டும் ஒப்பந்த தொழிலாளர் முறையை புகுத்தின. இதை அந்நிறுவன நிரந்தர தொழிலாளர்களும், தொழிற்சங்கங்களும் போராடி தடுத்து நிறுத்தின. சில இடங்களில் இந்த ஒப்பந்த தொழிலாளர் முறையை ரத்து செய்யக்கோரி, நிறுவனத்தின் … Continue reading

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