This is in contrast to estimated 84% of Indian families reporting decline in their earnings due to pandemic-related lockdowns and restrictions
Workers in six Asian countries suffered 25% wage loss in 2020. A survey which interviewed more than 2000 workers found the wage loss was actually “wage theft” by the top global brands
Today we look at the general strike observed by workers across Greece, the latest on Peru’s election as Pedro Castillo nears victory, and more
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
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 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
Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), talks about the Indian government’s failure to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
Braving snow, rain and police repression, more than 250 million Indian workers went on a nationwide general strike on January 8 against the far-right Modi government’s neoliberal and fascist policies.
The new Industrial Relations Code changes forever the security of having a job. Now employees will be at the mercy of employers
After the enactment of a new penal code in January, it is no longer an offense to employ staff without signing a contract or for an employer to refuse to engage in collective bargaining. Employers can also illegally dismiss employees who are members of elected representative bodies of employees