Tag Archives: Construction Workers Welfare Board

Construction Workers Workshop on implementing BOCW Act

Discussions on strengthening Social Security, Occupational Safety and condition of Migrants Nirman Mazdoor Panchayat Sangh, Chennai, and National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Workers organized a workshop on ‘Implementation of Central Acts on Building and Other Construction Workers … Continue reading

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Women Construction Workers Demand Enhanced Maternity Benefits

19th September 2016, Harbour, Chennai Around 20 women construction workers assembled near Chennai District Collectorate to petition the Tamilnadu Government to enhance the maternity benefits that are being provided through the construction workers welfare board. They were joined by leaders … Continue reading

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Migrant Labourers: stuck in a web of contractors, builders, lack of unions, welfare schemes

Rashmika Majumdar (a student at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai) The Madambakkam Lake is surrounded by windowless structures. On the one hand, there are multi-storied apartments, super specialty hospitals and offices of multinational companies, most of them grey, glass buildings. … Continue reading

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ஏஐடியுசி கட்டிடத் தொழிலாளர்கள் சங்கத்தின் தென் சென்னை மாவட்ட மாநாடு

ஏஐடியுசி கட்டிடத் தொழிலாளர்கள் சங்கத்தின் தென் சென்னை மாவட்ட மாநாடு கடந்த செப்டம்பர் 30 அன்று திருவான்மியூரில் நடைபெற்றது. இதில் தமிழ்நாட்டில் கட்டிடத் தொழிலாளர்களின் நிலைமை குறித்து விவாதிக்கப்பட்டது. இவற்றில் ஏஐடியுசி கட்டிடத் தொழிலாளர்களின் சங்க மாநில செயலாளர் ரவி, ஏஐடியுசி தேசிய செயலாளர் வகிதா, பத்திரிக்கையாளர் ஜவஹர், ஏஐடியுசி தென் சென்னை மாவட்ட கவுரவத் … Continue reading

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Strong women, poor awareness

Umang, Asian College of Journalism  Chennai: Lekha, 35, had come from Madhya Pradesh (MP) with her husband five years ago in search of work. Her father-in-law had property to be divided amongst his sons. But the portion she and her … Continue reading

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