Tag Archives: Factories 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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Contract worker loses fingers in Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL)

Report by R.Sridhar, General Secretary, HMIEU Another accident in Hyundai Motor India limited factory (HMIL) situated in Irrunkattukattai, Kanchipuram District) outskirts of Chennai. This time it was 27 years old Raja, a contract worker with Citidale (formerly UDS), who has … Continue reading

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Resist the Move to Turn Workers to Slaves

Trade Union Solidarity Committee (TUSC) leaflet on proposed and implemented changes in Labour Laws   RESIST THE PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE LABOUR LAWS! RESIST THE MOVE TO TURN WORKERS INTO SLAVES! The Modi government came to power on the promise … Continue reading

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The State is Abdicating from Regulating Industry :

Dr. Usha Ramanathan on the proposed labour reforms under Modi Government 17th May 2015, Chennai In a scathing attack on the fresh round of labour rights restricting reforms that are being proposed by the one year old NDA Government, Usha … Continue reading

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