Category Archives: Women Workers

IT Workers Brainstorm on ‘The Way Forward’ for a Crisis Ridden IT Sector

A Report on the Two Day Conference of IT Workers Organized by FITE Forum for I.T Employees (FITE) organized a two day workshop on 17th and 18th of June, themed ‘The Present Crisis in the IT Industry and The Way … Continue reading

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கண்ணுக்குத் தெரியாத உடல்கள், கண்ணுக்குத் தெரியாத உழைப்பு

சில நாட்கள் முன்பு பி. சாய்நாத்தின் வலைமனை புகைப்படக் கட்காட்சியைப் பார்த்தேன். இந்தியா கிராமப்புரம் பற்றிய ஆவணப் பகுதியில் “கண்ணுக்குத் தெரியும் வேலை, கண்ணுக்குத் தெரியாத பெண்கள் “– ‘Visible work, Invisible women’) என்று அதற்குத் தலைப்பிடப்பட்டிருந்தது. சாய்நாத்தின் படங்கள் கருப்பு வெள்ளையில் ஆனவை. கிராமப்புர இந்தியாவின் நெடுக்கிலும், பெண்கள்– இளம் பெண்கள், வயதானப் பெண்கள்– … Continue reading

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Invisible bodies, Invisible work

The other day I saw P Sainath’s online photo-exhibition titled – ‘Visible work, Invisible women’ on People’s Archive of Rural India. Sainath’s lens captured in black and white the myriad forms of work that women, young and old, perform everyday … Continue reading

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Why did Renault Nissan workers lock the union office? Updates from Workers : Chennai, Kanchipuram and Gurgoan

This article provides short updates on status of negotiation, legal cases, struggles and emerging issues in factories that we have previously covered on Thozhillalar Koodum.             Sanmina SCI Technologies, Oragadam            … Continue reading

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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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