Tuesday, May 24, 2022


In Insensitive Employer Cultures even ‘Right to Sit’ is a Luxury

Many organisations around the world display deep insensitivity to their worker and often even the ‘right to sit’ seems like a luxury.
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Labour Day and the Pathology of Those it Commemorates

The working class builds the buildings, the bridges, the roads and industries of the nation but the nation doesn’t do much to build the lives of its workers.
A group gathers to protest against social isolation rules of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Edmonton, Alta., on April 29, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Do you have a Right to Protest? The Coronavirus’s Impact on Freedom of Assembly

The article looks at the impact of the COVID-19 on people's right to protest.

Lack of Documents and Registration Deprive India’s Migrant Class of State Offered Benefits &...

India’s migrant workers are integral to its economy, but indivisible in its policies and schemes. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the loopholes that cripple the system and deprive its workers.

With boiler blast, the Neyveli power station becomes a fiery grave

The thermal power station in Neyveli, Tamil Nadu, suffered a boiler blast resulting in the death of 13 workers who were involved in a routine maintenance operation.

India’s ASHA Workers Amid COVID-19

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has meant more hours of work, sustained community resistance, institutional apathy and personal risk for India’s ASHA workers.
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Robots won’t steal our jobs if we put workers at center of AI revolution

How can we direct the development of future technologies so that robots complement rather than replace us?

Nationwide Trade Union Strike Sees Participation of Thousands Across Cities

Thousands of people are taking part in nationwide trade union strike against economic slowdown, privatisation and growing unemployment in the country.

No Country For Miners: The Death of Miners in India’s ‘Banned’ Rat-Hole Mines

The mining sector is poorly regulated and hardly has any adherence to the safety standards to ensure that miners have safety of working conditions. The recent entrapment of fifteen miners in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya and their subsequent deaths makes the discussion on India’s mining sector relevant.

Meghalaya Mines Turn into Death Chambers for Workers

Twenty days have passed since fifteen miners were trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya. The search for them goes on amid political buck-passing.

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