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Advisory Committee Established to Define Minimum Wages for Domestic Workers – Radhika

The Tamil Nadu government has established an advisory committee to define minimum wages for domestic workers in the state. The Deputy Commissioner of Labour, Coimbatore, is the Member Secretary of this advisory committee. This is an outcome of almost a … Continue reading

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A Standing Order with No Limbs:

Unions in Tamilnadu demand amending Model Employee Standing Order It is over 3 months, since the amendments to the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Tamil Nadu Amendment Act 2008 got its Presidential assent (26th June 2016) and was notified in the … Continue reading

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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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A Show of Strength on May Day

Renault Nissan Workers affiliated to ULF mark International Labour Day Over 1500 Renault Nissan Workers came together in Poonamalle, Chennai, to celebrate the International Labour Day, to remember the martyrs and to show their strength to the management that refuses … Continue reading

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Sanmina SCI Workers go on Hunger Fast: Strike enters 9th Day

Chennai April 26th Under a punishing summer sun, the workers of Sanmina SCI went on a one day hunger fast to draw the attention of the State government to their issues. As the mercury rose to 93 degrees (F), a … Continue reading

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