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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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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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“To make the deaf hear” – In memory of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru

‘By Revolution we mean that the present order of things, which is based on manifest injustice must change. Producers or labourers, in spite of being the most necessary element of society, are robbed by their exploiters of their labour and … 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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தமிழ்நாட்டின் நூற்பாலைகள்: பலவந்த உழைப்பு நவீன அடிமைத்தனம் நெதர்லாந்தின் இந்தியா கமிட்டி அளித்த ஆய்வறிக்கையின் சுருக்கம்

2016 டிசம்பரில், சுதந்திரமான மனித உரிமை அமைப்புகளில் ஒன்றான, நெதர்லாந்தின் இந்தியா கமிட்டி (India Committee of the Netherlands -ICN) ஆய்வறிக்கை ஒன்றை வெளியிட்டது. சர்வதேச தொழிலாளர் அமைப்பினால் (International Labour Organisation -ILO) பலவந்த உழைப்பு (‘Forced labour’) என்று சுட்டிக்காட்டப்பட்டவற்றை நடைமுறைப்படுத்துகிறார்கள் என்று ஆடைத் தொழில் அடிமைகள் (Fabric of Slavery) … Continue reading

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Spinning mills of Tamil Nadu: Tales of forced labour and modern day slavery

Summary of a research report by India Committee of the Netherlands In December 2016, India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN), an independent human rights organisation, released a research report titled – Fabric of Slavery, that severely indicted the textile spinning … Continue reading

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