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Foxconn: Conning and Rising

Foxconn suspended operations in its Sunguvarchatram plant in February 2015. Of the 1300+ employees in the plant, the management succeeded in coercing about 700 to take voluntary retirement. The remaining workers refused to take the retirement package offered, and instead … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom: Sacrifice of workers in the altar of investors

In July 2015, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou said his company is planning to invest up to 5 billion dollars in India, adding, “Which state will make India most friendly for manufacturing – that’s where we will start. There will be … Continue reading

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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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In the news 17

Jan 10, 2013 – ‘Cash transfers can help make India less unequal, but are not a magic bullet’ http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/interview/cash-transfers-can-help-make-india-less-unequal-but-are-not-a-magic-bullet/article4291270.ece Jan 10, 2013 – Industrial units stop production for 12 hours http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/industrial-units-stop-production-for-12-hours/article4292888.ece Jan 10, 2013 – Airport cargo workers go on indefinite strike … Continue reading

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