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Death of worker in manhole not registered under Manual Scavenging Act

As the police refuse to register the death of a worker in manhole under prevention of manual scavenging act, the community affinity of the workers and contractor come in the way of ensuring justice to workers, opine Safai Karamchari Andolan, … Continue reading

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‘Sleep- In’ Protest by Sanitation Workers of Chennai Corporation

They demand permanent jobs and payment of insurance to their deceased comrades. Garbage collection came to a halt in Chennai on 9th Feb, as 65% of the corporation sanitation workers went on mass casual leave demanding that Chennai Corporation fulfill … Continue reading

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Ambattur conservancy workers strike demanding to be paid in cash

On 28th November, about 1450 conservancy workers and 350 malaria workers went on strike, and protested outside Ambattur Corporation office. Their demand is that each of them be paid their salaries in cash or cheque. So far, the practise had … Continue reading

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Sanitation Workers of Chennai Corporation demand an end to Contractualization

News Report on the 48th Annual Conference of Chennai Corporation Red Flag Union – CITU Chennai Corporation Red Flag Union – CITU held its 48th year conference in Chennai on September 24, 2016. The conference was attended by union delegates representing members from various … Continue reading

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September 2nd National Strike Actions

Actions in Chennai by Central Trade Unions and Independent Unions – 10AM Ambattur Industrial Estate Bus Stand LIC Building, Anna Nagar Purasaiwakkam, BSNL Office Near Motcham Theater Chennai Port Rippon Building Guindy Railway Station Munroe Statue, Mount Road Pallavan Office, … Continue reading

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Conservancy workers demand Diwali bonus

Workers employed with Ramky Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd, in-charge of solid waste collection in three zones of Chennai, went on a one-day strike demanding Diwali bonus on October 23. Workers comprising drivers, loaders and sweepers, in the three zones namely Nungambakkam, … Continue reading

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