Tag Archives: Retail Sector

Picketing at Chennai Walmart Office by Left Parties

More than 1000 people including cadres of left parties CPI, CPI-M, trade union members including CITU, AITUC, Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam(Farmers Union), Koyambedu Loading/Unloading Workers Union, Tamil Nadu Chefs and Cooks Union, AIDWA, SFI and DYFI picketed at the head … Continue reading

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Press Release – Walmart Global Day of Action: India in the spotlight – UNI welcomes govenment probe into Walmart’s lobbying practices

14 December 2014: Today Walmart workers and their supporters from across the globe, including India, are holding coordinated protests to demand Walmart pays its 2.1 million global workforce a fair wage and treats them with dignity.   The global protest coincides … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a Supermarket worker

By Vishakha Raj The writer is a school student and a labour blogger. Vennila (name changed) is a 20-year old woman who works at a supermarket chain outlet in South Chennai. She has been here for the last two years, … Continue reading

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