Migrant labor
Migrant workers in Lebanon reach agreement with waste management company

Approximately 400 migrant workers were on strike for weeks after management of the Lebanese waste management company, RAMCO, started cutting their wages and paying them in Lebanese pounds instead of the contractually obligated US dollar

From fields to supermarkets, solidarity with laborers on strike

On May 21, migrant agricultural workers across Italy are set to strike in protest over the new immigration rules announced by the government. These rules – offering only six month permits for workers in limited sectors – fall far short of what has been demanded

Migrant workers COVID India Karnataka State government concedes unions’ demands, allows migrants to return home

The State government had earlier decided to seek a halt to special train services for migrant workers from other States to return home amid the COVID-19 crisis. This was after a meeting with real estate developers who reportedly said they want to retain the laborers for construction work

In India, migrant laborers bear the brunt of informality, government apathy and lockdown

Many migrant laborers, who are exploited to the maximum during ‘normal’ times, have been left to starve by their employers during the lockdown even as the government has failed to address their needs

Agricultural Workers in India Why agriculture remains a ‘sink’ for Indian capitalism

Post-lockdown mass migration disproves tall talk about India emerging as an “economic superpower” or a “$5 trillon economy”, as its villages continue to be the “sink” to which distressed urban workers return

Delhi factory fire kills 43 workers. How many workers must lose their lives before government wakes up, kin of fire victims ask

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

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