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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.

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.

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.

Nationwide demonstrations against labour law changes

10 December, 2014Workers across India took to the streets on 5 December to protest against proposed labour law amendements.

India: Thousands of workers lose employment and wages

14 December, 2016The demonetization process launched by India’s government has affected production, jobs and wages of workers across the country. There are fears that it will result in the loss of over 400,000 jobs and reduce India’s economic growth rate.

Honda workers’ hunger strike enters second week

27 September, 2016Five terminated employees of Tapukara plant of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) began a hunger strike on 19 September demanding reinstatement of workers and the withdrawal of false police charges filed against them.

Indian unions resolve to fight precarious work and strengthen union power

29 November, 2017IndustriALL India affiliates gathered in Delhi on 26-27 November to take stock of this year's organizing and union building initiatives, and decided to intensify the fight against precarious work and strengthen union power.

Another worker killed at LafargeHolcim operation in India

29 January, 2018***UPDATE*** On 30 January, just few days after the killing of the contract worker Arun Singh at LafargeHolcim another similar incident happened again at the same factory. According to the union representative Vijay Thakre this time fortunately no worker was injured, but the incident poses serious doubts about effectiveness of health and safety policies of the company.

Schneider Electric workers rally for union rights in India

11 June, 2018Workers of Luminous Power Technologies owned by Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management rallied protesting against vindictive actions, caste abuses of the management and demanded the right to freedom of association.

India Actions

8 October, 2013IndustriALL Global Union, South Asian affiliates’ SMEFI and INMF conducted a series of programmes across India for the Stop Precarious Work campaign.