Tag Archives: Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act

Out of Breath: Why Two Workers Died in an underground chamber in Anna University?

Twenty six years old Deepan, father of a fifteen days old baby girl and Ramesh Shankar, a young man of about twenty five years died inside an underground cement tank. The available evidence indicates that they inhaled deadly chemical fumes … Continue reading

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Leaders call workers to participate in national strike at AITUC South Chennai District Meeting

Over 70 workers and union representatives came together to discuss issues of construction workers and their struggles in a South Chennai District Hall Meeting on August 2nd. The union leaders said that this is part of a statewide drive to … Continue reading

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Unsafe conditions and deaths in construction sites and Government Inaction

(Abhishek Saha, Asian College of Journalism) Chennai: The recent accidental deaths at Saidapet metro-rail construction site and a building construction site in Egmore bring forth serious questions about safety measures at construction workplaces across the city. On January 12 , … Continue reading

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