Tag Archives: Minimum Wage

The Beedi Industry in India

Based on a draft report circulated by the Centre for Workers’ Management, New Delhi CWM recently undertook a study of bidi work across four states in India – Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The objectives of the study … Continue reading

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Wage Agreement that is not honored in Tirupur

There are three wage notifications by the State(Central and State Government) and a collective wage agreement between unions representing workers and the employer associations. The lack of coherence between various agencies including the State, Judiciary and the unions has enabled … Continue reading

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ஆடை ஏற்றுமதி நிறுவனத் தொழிலாளர்களின் கதை (காமிக் புத்தகம்)

(For English version, click here.) சென்னை மற்றும் சுற்றுப்புறப்பகுதிகளில் உள்ள ஆயுத்த ஆடை தயாரிக்கும் தொழிற்சாலைகள் தனது தொழிலாளர்களுக்கு இதுவரை தர மறுத்து வந்த குறைந்த பட்ச ஊதியத்தை தருவதற்கு ஜுலை 13, 2016 அன்று தமிழ்நாடு உயர்நீதிமன்றம் உத்தரவிட்டது. இந்த உத்தரவு திடீர் என்று பெறப்பட்டது அல்ல. பல வருட காலங்களாக கட்சி … Continue reading

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The Story of the Export Garment Workers’ Wage: A Cartoon

(காமிக் தமிழ் பதிப்பு , இங்கே கிளிக் செய்யவும் .) On July 13, 2016, the Tamilnadu High Court ordered garment factories in and around Chennai to uphold the minimum wage for garment workers, overturning stay orders that had kept the wage stagnant … Continue reading

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MASA convention: towards building national campaigns of the working class

On August 29th, 14 revolutionary trade unions and workers organisations came together under a joint platform called MASA (Mazdoor Adhikar Sangharsh Abhiyan, which roughly translates to Movement to fight for workers rights) to build up national campaigns on issues facing … Continue reading

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National Strike 2016: Conservancy Workers Strike Work; Protest at Ripon Buildings

Conservancy workers, employed by Corporation of Chennai, struck work on September 2nd in solidarity with the National Strike and also placing important demands to the Corporation of Chennai. Over 300 workers assembled at the gates of Ripon Buildings (Chennai Corporation … Continue reading

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