Tag Archives: Migrant Workers

மேம்பட்ட கூலிக்காகவும், நல்ல பணி நிலைமைக்காகவும் நோபிள் டெக் ஸ்டீல் தொழிலாளர்கள் வேலை நிறுத்தம்

உத்திரமேரூர் அருகில் உள்ள நோபிள் டெக் ஸ்டீல் தொழிற்சாலையின் 200க்கு மேற்பட்ட நிரந்தரத் தொழிலாளர்கள் வேலை நிறுத்தம் செய்தனர். மிகவும் பாதுகாப்பற்ற, ஆபத்தான பணி நிலைமைகளுக்கு எதிராகவும் குறைவான கூலிக்கு எதிராகவும் அவர்கள் போராட்டம் இருந்தது. நிரந்தரத் தொழிலாளர்கள் CITU தலைமையின் கீழ் சங்கம் அமைத்திருந்தனர். அவர்களைப் பழிவாங்கும் வகையில், கடந்த ஆண்டுகளில் சங்க செயல் … Continue reading

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Migrant Cultures

(Siddhanath Ganu, Omkar Gokhale, Asian College of Journalism) Amidst the various colourful events marking the Madras week, workers in Chennai also came together to celebrate the spirit of the city in a three-day event. The event ‘Namma Chennai, Namma Royapettah’ … Continue reading

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May Day Commemoration across Chennai – Part 2

Addressing a large working class audience at the May Day gathering organised by the Working People’s Trade Union Congress (WPTUC) in alliance with the New Trade Union Initiative (NTUI), regional office bearers and union representatives from establishments like Ashok Leyland … Continue reading

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Born to study; forced to work

  Lakshmi R, Kavita Upadhyay (Asian College of Journalism)  Chennai:  Amom Arte says he is 20 years old but looks puny for his age as he scrubs the grimy table in a snacks shop on LB Road in Thiruvanmiyur. Originally from … Continue reading

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Education, but not for all

Kavita Upadhyay, Lakshmi R. (Asian College of Journalism) Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government likes to boast about the near 100 per cent enrollment rate of children in the 6-14 age group in primary schools in the state. However, this number … 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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