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Two days ahead of historic strike, Indian trade unionists and farmers’ leaders arrested

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

India gears up for historic workers’ & farmers’ joint protest on Nov 26-27

These are the latest in a wave of protests against the refusal to increase wages, increasing contractualization of workforce, dilution and dismantling of protective labor laws, price rise and unemployment, and other such policies of the Modi govt.

Trade unions, left parties slam move by Indian State governments to freeze labor 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

In India, workers are being sucked into a game of death

Earnings are gone, jobs are gone, hunger is met by handouts and the Modi government is using the pandemic lockdown to push through more oppressive conditions on workers to please India Inc.

India industral code India’s new industrial relations law: a farewell to job security

The new Industrial Relations Code changes forever the security of having a job. Now employees will be at the mercy of employers

Kashmir workers under military siege and without Article 370 Domestic and migrant workers hit hard by abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir

Trade unions said the working class in Kashmir, both domestic and migrant, was paid better minimum wages in comparison to many other States. They also said the step by the Indian government would lead to regressive labor laws being implemented in Kashmir

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