Category Archives: Service Sector

Workers struggle and right to self determination : Tracing Kashmir’s struggle through working class perspective

Kashmir has seen over 150 days of uprising which continues in spite of brutal and uncompromising oppression by the Indian state and its machinery. The Indian government is trying to give it an implicitly communal colour, on the one hand … Continue reading

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வீட்டு வேலை செய்பவர்கள் தங்களது கொள்கை திட்டங்களுக்கான சாசனம் உருவாக்குவதற்காக பயிற்சிப் பட்டறையை நடத்தினர்

(Tamil translation of the post on 2nd November 2016) 21 அக்டோபர் (வெள்ளிகிழமை) அன்று எழும்பூரில் உள்ள ICSA வில் நடைபெற்ற பயிற்சி பட்டறையில் சென்னையின் பல்வேறு பகுதிகளிலிருந்து வந்த எழுபதுக்கும் மேற்பட்ட வீட்டு வேலை செய்பவர்கள் கலந்து கொண்டனர். அவர்களுக்கு தேசிய அளவிலான கொள்கையை மேம்படுத்தும் திட்டத்துக்கான சாசனம் உருவாக்கவும், கலந்துரையாடவும் … Continue reading

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Domestic Workers Organize Workshop to Evolve a Charter of Policy Proposals

Over 70 domestic workers from different parts of Chennai, came to a workshop at ICSA, Egmore on 21st October, (Friday), to discuss and evolve a charter for proposals to improve the national policy on domestic workers. The meeting was organized … Continue reading

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Cleaning the muck in an attempt to clean their lives – Prudhvi Vegesna

‘’With heavy hearts and dirt laden hands sanitation workers of Chennai have many poignant stories to tell.’’ Ravi, 45 years old, works in the Tiruvanmayur corporation area. He commutes 10 km daily from his home at Kannagi nagar to reach his … Continue reading

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Annual Convention by Tamil Nadu Transport Sector Workers Federation

In the annual convention by Tamil Nadu Transport Sector Workers Federation (TTSF) held in Erode on Aug 27th and 28th, the federation has resolved to focus on the upcoming collective wage agreement between the State and the transport workers and … Continue reading

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Auto Drivers Strike in Mumbai: Why did we drive our autos?

Mumbai AutoRikshawmen’s union is a single union representing Auto drivers in Mumbai. Out of nearly 1.05 Lakh autos in Mumbai majority of them (over 90% according to their leader S. Rao) is represented by the union. On 31st August, Autorikhshawmen’s … Continue reading

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