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With judiciary threatening ESMA, transport workers strike ends with partial success

The two-day state wide strike of transport workers was called off on the night of 16th May, following a meeting between trade union leaders and senior ministers of the government. As hundreds of workers from Chennai gathered outside the MTC … Continue reading

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Sanmina SCI Workers go on Hunger Fast: Strike enters 9th Day

Chennai April 26th Under a punishing summer sun, the workers of Sanmina SCI went on a one day hunger fast to draw the attention of the State government to their issues. As the mercury rose to 93 degrees (F), a … Continue reading

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General Strike Action: Working Class on the War Path

Road Rokko in Chennai’s Business District paralyses traffic for over 2 hours Workers belonging to All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), one of the 11 central trade unions that had given a call for a two day general strike starting … Continue reading

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