Millennium Post

Anti-labour laws bring unity of purpose in trade unions

16 Jan 2013 11:05 PM GMT
The 45th Session of the Standing Labour Committee (SLC), held in Delhi, on 3 January, 2013, set the Agenda for the Indian Labour Conference (ILC) –...

Of bondage and lost childhoods

10 Dec 2012 3:41 AM GMT
Keeping a worker in bondage in rural or urban area, in agrarian sector, in a factory or even at homes is a shameful practice. However, the bonded...

Trade unions assert their presence

12 Oct 2012 11:28 PM GMT
Under the United Progressive Alliance [UPA] regimes, which have been committed to reforms, the country’s labour movement and labour unionisation have...

Workers, united we stand

13 Aug 2012 12:23 AM GMT
The central trade union organisations (CTUOs) have come to the conclusion that they have to resort to a ‘higher form’ of nationwide action to force...

Government’s labour pains

3 July 2012 1:49 AM GMT
The union labour ministry under Mallikarjun Kharge seems to be waking up to the fast growing labour problems in the country, which need to be attended ...

Manual scavenging still a national shame

21 May 2012 7:08 AM GMT
The scavengers or sanitary workers belong to the lowliest of the toilers among country's 450 million work force. Their working and living conditions...

Labour movement at crossroads

7 May 2012 3:16 AM GMT
The labour movement in India is at a crossroads. This became obvious when 11 Central Trade Union Organisations met on 26 April in the INTUC Delhi...
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