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Memoir of Nokia Sriperumbudur: Lessons deliberately not learnt

Amirtha[1] is an angry worker today, her cherished dreams were robbed from her. In a span of a few months, her life, which appeared economically stable lies in ruin. She knows not whom to blame, nor why such events have … 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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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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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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