Tag Archives: Child Labour

The Beedi Industry in India

Based on a draft report circulated by the Centre for Workers’ Management, New Delhi CWM recently undertook a study of bidi work across four states in India – Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The objectives of the study … Continue reading

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Informal Workers need a Fair Wage Policy and Robust Social Security Net: Finds a Recent Study

Independent labour research institutions and NGOs, have brought out a comprehensive report on ‘Social Protection of Informal Sector Workers and Existing Rights to Ensure Decent Living Wage’. This report is a based on a 10 state survey of informal workers … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day Commemorated by UWF in Chennai

Unorganized Workers Federation commemorated Human Rights Day (10th Dec) with a public demonstration near Chennai Collectorate. The Workers paid homage to Justice V.R Krishna Iyer, an eminent jurist and civil rights campaigner who had passed away on 4th of Dec … Continue reading

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Protect Rights of Migrant Children: Unions demand NCPCR

With an increasing inflow of migrant workers from Andhra Pradesh and Central India pouring into Chennai, there has been an acute problem in assimilating these workers and their families into welfare programmes of the State. The deplorable condition of the … Continue reading

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Parliament Session: What’s in store for the Working Class

The winter session of Parliament concluded on the 20th of December 2012. Here is report of legislative activity of interest to the workers. Title of Bill Particulars Ministry Status LokSabha RajyaSabha Debate on 51% FDI in Multi Brand Retail Motion … Continue reading

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Labour Rights are Human Rights: Informal Workers Commemorate Human Rights Day

Demanding the Government to protect the rights of the informal workers and to repeal unjust and anti worker legislations like FDI in retail, workers from different organizations, organized a day long sharing of workers issues to mark 10th December as … Continue reading

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