Category Archives: Informal sector

Irula Workers hold Seminar; Demand State to protect their rights and livelihood

  On 2nd April 2017, a seminar was held to discuss the issues of Irula Tribal community. The Seminar was organized by Sarpam Irular Thozhilalar Sangam (Sarpam Irula Workers Association). R. Geetha, adviser to the union, presided over this seminar … Continue reading

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இந்திய பீடித் தொழிலாளர்கள் குறித்த ஆய்வு

புது டெல்லியை மையமாகக் கொண்டு தொழிலாளர்கள் மேலாண்மைக்கான மையம் சுற்றுக்கு விட்ட அறிக்கையின் அடிப்படையில் எழுதப்பட்டது. தொழிலாளர்கள் மேலாண்மைக்கான மையம் (Centre for Workers’ Management-CWM ), கர்நாடகா, மேற்கு வங்கம், மகாராஷ்டிரா, மத்தியப் பிரதேசம் என்ற நான்கு மாநிலங்களில் ஆய்வு ஒன்றை மேற்கொண்டது. அந்த ஆய்வின் நோக்கங்கள் மூன்று: வீட்டிலிருந்து பீடி சுற்றுவதன் காரணமாக, … 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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Tamil Nadu Farmers Union courts arrest to highlight the agrarian and rural economic crisis

Farmers and agricultural labourers from Tamil Nadu Farmers Union held road roko and rail roko protests on March 14th to highlight the apathy of the State Government in dealing with the agrarian crisis. While over 250 farmers have died due … Continue reading

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Taxi Workers in Chennai strike work against OLA and Uber

Protests against ride aggregators gains momentum nationally The wave of protest that started in Hyderabad, Delhi, Bangalore spread through Chennai when OLA and Uber drivers affiliated to Federation of Chennai Call Taxi Unions ( CITU, AMOM, TDTUC and TADWA Chennai … 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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