Category Archives: Labour Laws

How to register a union under the Trade Union Act 1926

A Thozhilalar Koodam Manual This is a manual meant to serve as a guide to anyone who wishes to understand how to register a trade union. While it may not have all the answers, it will help you understand the … Continue reading

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Unions tackle layoffs in IT Sector as hundreds of employees lose jobs

  As layoffs continue in the IT sector, unions have stepped up their efforts to organise and resist illegal terminations. While in 2014, it was TCS, now it is the American company Cognizant Technology Solutions which employs 1,50,000 people in … Continue reading

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Asbestos Profit Triumphs over Workers Health at Geneva

From April 28th to May 5th, the Conference of Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions met in Geneva to discuss the listing of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance. These conventions – Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm – are … Continue reading

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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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