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Trainees win equal treatment at auto parts producer in India

21 August, 2014Thanks to the commitment of the Plastic Omnium Varroc Kamgar Sangathna trade union, member of the IndustriALL Indian affiliate Shramik Ekta Mahasangh (SEM), workers of the auto parts producer employed as trainees will be granted the same rights and benefits as their colleagues on permanent contracts.

Union fights for safety after 5 killed in Indian shipyard

23 July, 2014IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, ASSRGWA, which represents workers at the world’s largest shipbreaking yard in India, has organized a mass meeting of safety inspectors following a fatal accident at the site last month.

Six workers killed at Indian steel plant

25 June, 2014On 12 June, six workers were killed and several more injured when a ruptured water pipe at the Bhilai Steel Plant resulted in a gas leak.

Dis-connecting people - raising the voice of workers at Nokia India

2 May, 2014On International Workers' Day, trade union Thozhilalar Sangam at Nokia India released a film called Dis-Connecting People. The film documents the voices of workers that have been muted in the battle between the state and the company.

Workers donate blood in solidarity for struggling Paharpur workers

16 April, 2014As a gesture of solidarity for the struggling workers of the Paharpur cooling towers, 117 workers of the GRSE workmen’s union in Kolkata donated their blood at a temporary Blood Donation Camp.

Organizing displaced women in India

14 April, 2014Due to gender roles in many societies, women and girls often face threats and risks and they are less likely than men and boys to have access to their rights. These threats are particularly exacerbated in situations of displacement.

Protesting workers have had enough of bad management

13 March, 2014For the last 15 years, management at PH Cooling Towers in Kolkata, India, has denied workers wage revision, resulting in distress and hardship for the workers and their families. Management’s response to the union’s demand for a wage revision was the dismissal of three workers. When the union organised a one-day token strike at Paharpur Cooling Towers on 26 February, management employed local goons and attacked three union activists.

41 years of Indian street vendors’ struggle wins legislative victory

27 February, 2014A bill to protect the rights of urban street vendors, including against police harassment, adopted by the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) of Parliament in India.

RAVINDRA G. GHOSALKAR (Born: 15-10-1945 Deceased: 11-2-2014)

18 February, 2014IndustriALL remembers Indian trade unionist Ravindra G. Ghosalkar.

India - 2000 protestors march to free jailed Maruti Suzuki workers

3 February, 2014More than 2000 demonstrators took to the streets in New Delhi on Friday to demand the release of 147 Maruti Suzuki workers arrested in July 2012.