Category Archives: Women Workers

Women workers slam German garment manufacturer for anti worker activities

Around 300 workers from SLAM Clothing factory in Mahindra City, Kanchipuram district, mostly women including tailors, operators, checkers, helpers and housekeeping struck work for 4 days demanding arrears from 2014 minimum wage notification, annual increment and their social security. Workers who … Continue reading

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May Day 2017 : Reports from Mumbai and Gurgaon

Workers celebrate victory of conservancy workers in Mumbai On May 1st, occasion of International Labour Day, a victory rally was organized to celebrate the permanency of 2700 contract workers who were with the Bombay Municipal corporation. These 2700 workers who … Continue reading

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வேலைக்கு செல்லும் போது வேனில் அடிபட்ட விஜய் கார்மென்ட்ஸ் தொழிலாளர்களுக்கு இழப்பீடு

தொழிற்சங்கம் மூலம் கிடைத்த வெற்றி, 4 மாத ஊதியமும் 5000ரூபாய் நிவாரணமும் கொடுக்க நிர்வாகம் ஒப்புக்கொண்டது, நான்கு மாதங்களுக்கு பின்னர் அடிபட்ட தொழிலாளர்கள் வேலைக்கு திரும்பினார்கள் 2016 டிசம்பர் 2 ஆம் தேதி காலையில் 12 பெண் தொழிலாளர்களையம் 2 குழந்தைகளையும் ஏற்றி சென்ற விஜய் கார்மென்ட்ஸ் வேன் படலம் அருகே கவிழ்ந்து விழுந்ததில் 6 … 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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  20000 Workers take out rally in Chennai; Demand End to Unfair Labour Practices;

Workers prevented from reaching Secretariat; CM refuses to meet workers delegation   On 4th April, workers from all over Tamilnadu, took a rally to the State Secretariat at Fort St. George. Their demands included raising the minimum wage to Rs … 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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