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#India- Gujarat, Low wage rates, poorly functioning public schemes, Ranks 10th in the use of Latrines #mustread

The Hindu Not vegetarianism or dieting, Mr. Modi   INDIRA HIRWAY, The Hindu + APLOSING TRACK: The growth process in Gujarat has paid limited attention to the well-being of the masses. File Photo T Low wage rates, poorly functioning public… Continue Reading →

Right to Strike-Putting the agenda of the workers at the forefront.

Vol – XLVIII No. 09, March 02, 2013 Editorials, EPW India witnessed one of the largest mobilisations of its industrial and service sector workers in recent times when millions went on a two-day strike on 20 and 21 February to… 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 →

India’s clothing workers: ‘They slap us and call us dogs and donkeys’

Gethin Chamberlain in Bengaluru The Observer, Sunday 25 November 2012 Human rights tribunal hears allegations of abuse and low pay against clothing companies that supply high street stores Suma, of the Karnataka Garment Workers Union, gave evidence on human rights abuses. Photograph:… Continue Reading →

U.S. Women Poised for a Radical Tune-Up; Here’s Why #gender

By Ellen Chesler WeNews commentator Thursday, September 27, 2012 Tonight’s Roosevelt Institute panel at Women’s eNews looks at the challenges of low-wage female workers. That recalls a 1981 classic book by Zillah Eisenstein, who understood the condition of women as… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court upholds verdict matching NREGA pay with state wages

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has refused to stay a recent Karnataka High Court verdict that has said the central government is liable to pay higher wages under the country’s flagship rural employment programme in tandem with that of the… Continue Reading →

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