21 August, New Delhi. Bigul Mazdoor Dasta alomg with various mass organisations, unions and social activists staged a protest demonstration at Jantar Mantar today against the arbitrary expulsion of hundreds of workers Maruti Suzuki by the management and the continued persecution of the workers. The protestors also submitted a memorandum to the union labour minister to revoke the suspension of the workers.
It is to be noted that tha Manesar plant of Maruti Suzuki…Continue
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Workers should beware verbal agreements with bosses. The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) refused to hear a health & safety complaint, reported the April 2012 Highlights bulletin. The reason given was that there had been a verbal settlement agreement and the employee's lawyer had cancelled the hearing. When the employee reviewed the written draft agreement, he disagreed with some of the terms and decided to get a new lawyer and schedule a new hearing. The Board ruled that the part…Continue
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In temperatures that barely rose above -10 C, except when the wind dropped, up to 15,000 supporters, students, residents and workers, unionized and non-unionized, public and private sector, employed and unemployed, gathered to show their support for the 421 workers of Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) Local 27.
More than 3,000,000 workers were there 'in spirit', Ken Georgetti, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, told the protestors.
For the first time in a long while,…Continue
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Not a week has passed since the 33 day long lockout in the Manesar plant of India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki, that the workers are once again on path of struggle. Since the afternoon of October 7, around 2000 permanent, contractual and trainee workers have struck work and started a sit-in inside the factory premises. Outside the factory gates hundreds of contractual workers too are sitting on…Continue
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More than 3000 of your co-workers are on strike for their right to organise and form a union in the Maruti Suzuki car plant at Manesar in India
Workers have to fight unitedly against heightened attacks on labour rights all over the world in the name of recession and austerity measures
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Hundreds of Delhi Metro workers gathered on 10th July at Jantar-Mantar to protest against the gross violation of labor laws by the DMRC officials as well as the contract companies of the DMRC. It is worthy to note here that the contract workers of DMRC, including the ticket-vending operators , housekeepers and security guards, have been demanding for the payment of minimum wages, the facilities of ESI, PF, double rate payment for overtime, weekly-off and other facilities…Continue
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Musclemen and Group Four security guards beat activists, snatch pamphlets, try to kidnap activists
New Delhi, 15 June. Activists of Bigul Mazdoor Dasta who were addressing public meetings in support of the workers agitation in Maruti Suzuki were attacked in Gurgaon and Manesar last evening and this morning by private security guards of Maruti Suzuki and musclemen allegedly hired by…Continue
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No trace of women workers, a labour leader and a girl student taken into custody…Continue
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Firing on factory workers in Gorakhpur - 7 workers injured seriously
Workers of Ankur Udyog Ltd., a factory in the Bargadwa industrial area in Gorakhpur, eastern UP were attacked by goons called by the factory owner this morning (3 May). At least seven workers have been seriously injured in firing by the goons.
The workers have laid siege to the…
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