Tag Archives: PTS

Three months on, Vijay Garments workers injured in bus accident await compensation

At 8am on 2nd December 2016, a van transporting 12 workers and two of their young children to the Vijay Garments factory in Padalam toppled over. Three months on, six of the women workers who suffered serious injuries have received … Continue reading

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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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Penn Thozhillalar Sangam Observes International Domestic Workers Day

  Yesterday was International Domestic Workers Day. Domestic workers have an international day to recognize their labour, but have no minimum wage, legal recognition of work status, no protection against sexual harassment at workplaces or even the basic social security … Continue reading

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Fighting for a Fair Minimum Wage

GAFWU and PTS workers demonstration Demanding a just wage that reflects the present day consumption needs and demanding immediate enrollment into the Employees State Insurance Scheme, women workers under the joint banner of Garment and Fashion Workers Union (GAFWU) and … Continue reading

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A Just Wage for Women Workers: Chennai Collector Petitioned

Over 100 women workers belonging to Garment and Fashion Workers Association and Penn Thozhilalar Sangam organized a demonstration before the Office of the Collector on Feb 18th,demanding better working conditions, regular hours of work and a notification for a minimum … Continue reading

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பெண் தொழிலாளர்களுக்கு நியாயமான ஊதியம் கோரி போராட்டம்: சென்னை ஆட்சியருக்கு மனு

பிப்ரவரி 18 அன்று கார்மன்ட் அன்ட் பேஷன் வொர்கர்ஸ் யூனியன் மற்றும் பெண் தொழிலாளர்கள் சங்கம் சென்னை கலெக்டரேட் அருகே நடத்திய போராட்டத்தில் 100க்கும் மேற்பட்ட பெண் தொழிலாளர்கள் கலந்து கொண்டு மணிக்கு 48ரூபாய் குறைந்த பட்ச ஊதியம், முறையான வேலை நேரம் மற்றும் பணி நிலைமைகள் கோரினர். ஆடைகள் ஏற்றுமதி தொழிற்சாலைகளிலும் வீட்டு வேலைகளிலும் … Continue reading

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