Farmers and workers unite, rally to the Capital raising their demands

Tamil Nadu: Automobile sector workers of different factories in the Oragudam cluster go on strike
25 September 2018: Trade unions and workers have united against the malpractices of management in the Oragudam cluster of Chennai district which is the hub of automobile giants such as Eicher, Yamaha, Royal Enfield and Myoung Shin Automotive.

Over 3,700 workers have gone on strike over management’s refusal to recognize unions, changes in work norms, unfair dismissal of workers and non-confirmation of trainees on probation.

Haryana: Sanitation workers demand implementation of minimum wages and allowances as promised by government
14 September 2018: Over 100 sanitation workers protested in front of the offices of the municipal corporation demanding implementation of hikes to minimum wages, sanitation and broom allowances, termination of usage of private contractors and introduction of pensions that were agreed upon between workers and the government after a prolonged strike in May, 2018.

Assam: Ambulance workers employed by GVK-EMRI strike against arbitrary overtime and non-payment of wages
14 September 2018: More than 3,000 workers of GVK EMRI, the Hyderabad-based company that operates the service under contract with the National Health Mission, went on strike on 5 September 2018. Workers have been on strike after Health Minister Himata Biswas Sarma refused to meet them and ridiculed their demands of regulated working hours, payment of pending annual increment dues which have not been paid for the last two years and implementation of service rules by the company.

Farmers and workers unite, rally to the Capital raising their demands
5 September 2018: Over a lakh farmers and workers marched to the capital demanding a minimum wage of ₹18,000 for all workers, effective implementation of labour laws, more employment and recognition of people employed as Anganwadi and ASHAs as workers and not volunteers. The demands also included implementation of Swaminathan Committee recommendations, remunerative minimum support prices for crops and loan waivers.

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