Category Archives: IT Workers

‘Let’s Break Free!’ A Graphic in Support of International Women’s Day

Thozhilalar Koodam presents an English version of the piece we ran in Tamil on International Women’s Day, 8 March, 2017.

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Workers in Chennai show solidarity with Neduvasal Farmers

Police disturb peaceful protests Neduvasal, a small village in Pudukottai district of Tamilnadu has become the epicenter of protests against petrochemical extraction. The protests that began in middle of February, has been galvanizing many sections of Tamilnadu, including workers in … Continue reading

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CITU state conference, and the way forward

Thozilalar Koodam had a discussion with Comrade Sugumar, General Secretary of CITU Tamil Nadu, about the state conference that was recently held in Tamil Nadu, challenges for the trade union movement and planned actions. The resolutions that were passed in … Continue reading

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Knowledge Workers gauge the Wisdom of Collective Bargaining

Software Employees respond to the ‘Right to Unionize’ There was a lot of buzz in the IT Sector lately after leading dailies in Tamilnadu had published news reports suggesting that IT employees can form trade unions. Reports cited a notification … Continue reading

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L&T InfoTech withdraws employment commitment – Over 1000 graduates affected

Over 1000 engineering graduates from various colleges in several cities including Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Indore, Hyderabad have been left in a lurch after L&T Infotech had withdrawn their offer of employment with no prior warning after making them wait for … Continue reading

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கடும் எதிர்ப்பிற்கு பின்னர் பிஎப் தொகையை எடுப்பதற்கு விதிக்கப்பட்ட கட்டுப்பாடு வாபஸ்

தொழிலாளர்களின் பி.எஃப் கணக்கில் இருக்கும் சேமிப்பு தொகையை தொழிலாளர்கள் எடுப்பதற்கு மத்திய அரசு எந்த முன்னறிவிப்பும் இன்றி பிப்ரவரி 10 அன்று கட்டுப்பாடு விதித்தது. இதன் வழியாக தொழிலாளர்கள் கணக்கில் நிர்வாகத் தரப்பில் இருந்து செலுத்தப்படும் தொகையை 59 வயதிற்கு முன்னர் தொழிலாளர் கோர முடியாது. இதை எதிர்த்து change.org இணையதளத்தில் எழுப்பப்பட்ட மனுவை ஏற்கனவே இங்கு … Continue reading

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