Category Archives: Retail Sector

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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Workers Penalised as State Procrastinates:

Street Vendors Act 2014 remains yet another false promise — Srividya Tadepalli reports for Thozhillalar Koodum. Second week of March was a week of harassment for T Nagar Street vendors who were suddenly detained by police , made to pay fines … Continue reading

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Marina beach vendors’ livelihoods at risk

The livelihoods of hundreds of vendors on the Marina Beach hangs in the balance, as a case filed by a consumers’ association may lead to a ban on all shops and vendors on the beach. After the Madras High Court … Continue reading

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In the News – 16

Dec 31, 2012 – Campaign seeks rehabilitation of manual scavengers http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/campaign-seeks-rehabilitation-of-manual-scavengers/article4257615.ece Dec 28,2012 – தமிழகத்தில் விவசாயிகளின் தற்கொலை? http://www.keetru.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22504%3A2012-12-28-10-47-48&catid=1550%3A2012&Itemid=796&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+keetru%2FmAfm+%28Keetru+RSS+Feed%29 Dec 28, 2012 – Give us wages we were promised, NREGS women workers demand http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/give-us-wages-we-were-promised-nregs-women-workers-demand/article4246143.ece Dec 27, 2012 – CPI(M), CPI cadre held for … Continue reading

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வால்மார்ட் கிளை முற்றுகை போராட்டம்!

பிரேம், சந்திரிகா சில்லரை வணிகத்தில் பன்னாட்டு நிறுவனங்களை அனுமதிக்க மாட்டோம் என்று ஆளும் அதிமுக அரசு அறிவித்தும் வால்மார்ட் நிறுவனம் புறவழியாக தமிழகத்தில் கால் பதித்திருப்பதை கண்டித்து வால்மார்ட் நிறுவனத்தின் அண்ணாநகர் அலுவலகத்தை முற்றுகையிட்டு 26.12.2012 அன்று இந்திய கம்யூனிஸ்ட் கட்சி(சிபிஐ), மார்க்சிஸ்ட் கம்யூனிஸ்ட் கட்சி(சிபிஐ(எம்)) கட்சிகள் போராட்டம் நடத்தினர். சி.ஐ.டி.யு, ஏ.ஐ.டி.யு.சி, தமிழ்நாடு விவசாயிகள் … Continue reading

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Picketing at Chennai Walmart Office by Left Parties

More than 1000 people including cadres of left parties CPI, CPI-M, trade union members including CITU, AITUC, Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam(Farmers Union), Koyambedu Loading/Unloading Workers Union, Tamil Nadu Chefs and Cooks Union, AIDWA, SFI and DYFI picketed at the head … Continue reading

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