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May Day: US workers’ struggle, then and now

A bloody assault on striking coal miners 100 years ago helped shape the fight for workers’ rights in the US. Sadie Luetmer Last updated: 01 May 2014 14:24 Coal miners prepare to confront Colorado National Guard troops on April 16, 1914 [AP/Denver… Continue Reading →

Come Together: Maruti Suzuki Workers’ Solidarity March

by Bernard D’MelloAll the leaders and many of the active members of the Maruti Suzuki Workers Union (MSWU) — arbitrarily held responsible for the violent 18 July 2012 incident in the Manesar works of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd in the province of… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE – Campaign against malicious Prosecution by Ambuja-Holcim in Chhattisgarh

  LAKHAN  SAHU, ORGANISING SECRETARY OF THE PRAGATISHEEL CEMENT SHRAMIK SANGH, AND 6 OTHER WORKERS AND UNION ACTIVISTS OF AMBUJA-HOLCIM COMPANY IN CHHATTISGARH, SURRENDER IN COURT AND ARE SENT TO JAIL ON FALSE AND MALICIOUS CASES FILED BY SECURITY OFFICERS… Continue Reading →

Look Around, Workers World over Are Pissed #mustread

A survery shows that workers across the globe are standing up for better treatment and dignity – Jon Queally, staff writer Bangladeshi police officials stand in a line as striking garment workers throw stones during a protest in Narayanganj on… Continue Reading →

Maruti Suzuki threatens to shut down Manesar plant #WTFnews

  Maruti Suzuki has threatened to shut its key Manesar plant. Yogesh Kumar & Pankaj Doval, TNN | Jul 24, 2013 NEW DELHI: At a time when it is gearing up to set up a massive manufacturing unit in Gujarat, Maruti Suzuki has threatened… Continue Reading →

#India- Clarion Call by Maruti Suzuki Workers Union “Chalo Manesar” on July 18 #mustshare

Maruti Suzuki Workers Union came out with a spirited and determined press releasetoday [dated June 23rd]. The press release addressing all democratic and pro worker sections of society wished to convey the decision taken by a general body meeting of MSWU… Continue Reading →

Times of India #ILeadIndia #CSR #PR campaign is actually #ImisleadIndia

PICTURE COURTESY- FACEBOOK GROUP– I MISLEAD INDIA  https://www.facebook.com/IMisleadIndia  Editor Times of India Subject- I lead India Campaign Sir, Times of India  launched the ‘ I lead India ‘ campaign, with great fan fare on May 22, 2013 and which you claim… Continue Reading →

Press Release: Blind Workers Union Rally On Occasion of World Disabled Day

December 3, 2012 Blind Workers Union (A Unit of All India Federation of Blind Workers) T-44, Panjabi Basti, Near Gopal Dairy, Baljeet Nagar, New Delhi-110008 On the occasion of the World Disabled Day Blind Workers took out a huge rally… Continue Reading →

#India-Garment workers exploited, denied basic human and labour rights: tribunal

STAFF REPORTER, The Hindu, Bangalore The report of the ‘National people’s tribunal on living wage for garment workers’ has recommended strengthening of the Labour Department so that it can enforce labour laws, and monitor and tackle industrial disputes The verdict… Continue Reading →

Trade unionists tortured, jailed in Kazakhstan

Last December we told you about a bloody confrontation between striking oil workers and the government in Kazakhstan. Six months have passed, and instead of investigating what happened and seeking a peaceful resolution of the conflict, the authorities have cracked… Continue Reading →

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