Category Archives: Labour Laws

Vijay Garments workers receive compensation, go back to work

Four months ago, the company van of Vijay Garments factory met with an accident. Six employees were injured. On 29th March, the employees finally received their compensation after many struggles. ThozhilalarKoodam reported the story of the workers waiting for compensation. … Continue reading

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Workers of the world Unite : Solidarity with the Maruti Suzuki movement

Maruti Suzuki Workers Union and Maruti Suzuki Provisional Working Committee appealed to workers all over the world to observe 4th/5th April as an International day of protest, against the state-capital nexus which resulted in persecution of 31 Maruti workers.  Workers … 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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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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