Category Archives: Electronics Industry

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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சான்மீனா ஓரகடம் தொழிற்சாலையில் 5 நாள் உள்ளிருப்பு போராட்டம்

400க்கும் மேற்பட்ட நிரந்தரத் தொழிலாளர்களின் 5 நாள் உள்ளிருப்பு போராட்டம், ஒப்பந்த தொழிலாளர்கள் கொண்டு உற்பத்தி, தொழிலாளர் துறையின் தலையீட்டிற்கு பின்னர் வேலை நிறுத்தம் வாபஸ் மார்ச் மாதத்தில் அனைத்து தொழிலாளர் வர்க்க அமைப்புகளின் பார்வை மாருதி தொழிலாளர்கள் மீதான தீர்ப்பை நோக்கி திரும்பியிருந்த வேலையில், சென்னை அருகே உள்ள ஓரகடத்தின் சான்மீனா தொழிற்சாலையில் மாருதிக்கு … Continue reading

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Workers pledge to build a socialist society on Bhagat Singh Martyr’s Day

Over 750, young and old comrades, local and migrant workers from organised and unorganised sectors, women and men came together to pledge to fight for a socialist society envisioned by Bhagat Singh on March 23rd, the martyrdom day of Bhagat … Continue reading

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Workers of PMI Engineering battling anti-union activities, facing suspension and dismissals

More than 200 workers of PMI Engineering have finally gone back to work on 15th February after almost two months of agitation. The factory, located inside the Madras Export Processing Zone SEZ, belongs to the American group PMI Engineering and … Continue reading

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Factory Workers go on Hunger Fast Demanding Security of Work

March 16th, Chennai Workers from several factories of the Maraimalai Nagar industrial belt around Chennai conducted a hunger strike in Chepauk on 16 March to bring the government’s attention to their issues. Workers from Texcel International, JBM Auto, Comstar, Magickwoods … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom: Sacrifice of workers in the altar of investors

In July 2015, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou said his company is planning to invest up to 5 billion dollars in India, adding, “Which state will make India most friendly for manufacturing – that’s where we will start. There will be … Continue reading

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