Organizers of the historic general strike said the arrest of 31 leaders of trade unions and farmers’ movements in the State of Haryana would not dampen the protests. Over 200 million workers and hundreds of thousands of farmers will take part in the protest
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, which was representing the workers of BOC, reached an agreement for a wage hike of up to 10%. The company had earlier offered only 4%
On August 9, trade unions and farmers’ organizations across India will conduct a protest against the Narendra Modi government’s anti-worker policies which have intensified during the lockdown
Ten of thousands workers from different trade unions staged a countrywide protest on July 3, which also involved public sector employees, industrial workers, scheme workers and agricultural workers
Ten central trade unions in India issued a nationwide protest call against the changes being made to labour laws.
The States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, all of which are ruled by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party, have issued a number of ordinances exempting employers from following labor laws that protect workers’ jobs and wages
We also speak to Newsclick’s Editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha on the spread of the disease and India’s strategy to cope with it. In our last story, we look into the curious case of a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court being nominated by the president to the upper house of parliament just four months after his retirement.
Millions of Indians hit the streets today in support of the general strike and as part of nationwide coalition-building efforts to resist the policies of the right-wing Modi government
Workers across India are going on strike on January 8, in what is perhaps the biggest such protest in history. We look at the key demands of the workers, as well as the policies of the far-right wing Narendra Modi government which have led to the workers coming to the streets.
Over 40 workers died in New Delhi in India in a fire.The Indian capital has witnessed a series of factory fires due to the rampant violation of labor laws and safety regulations by owners and the government