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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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வேலைக்கு செல்லும் போது வேனில் அடிபட்ட விஜய் கார்மென்ட்ஸ் தொழிலாளர்களுக்கு இழப்பீடு

தொழிற்சங்கம் மூலம் கிடைத்த வெற்றி, 4 மாத ஊதியமும் 5000ரூபாய் நிவாரணமும் கொடுக்க நிர்வாகம் ஒப்புக்கொண்டது, நான்கு மாதங்களுக்கு பின்னர் அடிபட்ட தொழிலாளர்கள் வேலைக்கு திரும்பினார்கள் 2016 டிசம்பர் 2 ஆம் தேதி காலையில் 12 பெண் தொழிலாளர்களையம் 2 குழந்தைகளையும் ஏற்றி சென்ற விஜய் கார்மென்ட்ஸ் வேன் படலம் அருகே கவிழ்ந்து விழுந்ததில் 6 … Continue reading

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Vijay Garments workers receive compensation, go back to work

Four months ago, the company van of Vijay Garments factory met with an accident. Six employees were injured. On 29th March, the employees finally received their compensation after many struggles. ThozhilalarKoodam reported the story of the workers waiting for compensation. … Continue reading

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Watching the viewers: Chennai garment workers react to “Dollar City”

Excerpts from a Review by Com. Sujatha, President of Garment and Fashion Workers Union – NTUI “Dollar City”, P R Amudhan’s 77-minute documentary, is a story woven through the alleyways of Tirupur, the hub of Tamil Nadu’s garment industry. Through … Continue reading

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National Strike 2016: Garment workers detained by the police following demo at MEPZ-Special Economic Zone

Around 50 workers and activists of the Garment and Fashion Workers Union and Penn Thozhilalargal Sangam, an independent union for workers in the garment industry, were arrested following a demonstration outside the EPZ-Special Economic Zone gate in Tambaram on the … Continue reading

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September 2nd National Strike Actions

Actions in Chennai by Central Trade Unions and Independent Unions – 10AM Ambattur Industrial Estate Bus Stand LIC Building, Anna Nagar Purasaiwakkam, BSNL Office Near Motcham Theater Chennai Port Rippon Building Guindy Railway Station Munroe Statue, Mount Road Pallavan Office, … Continue reading

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