WORKING CLASS

Bengaluru Municipality Contract Sanitation Workers Strike on Women’s Day

The official Government ‘celebrations’ of International Women’s Day came a cropper in Bengaluru thanks to a powerful strike by the city Municipal Corporation’s contract sanitation workers (97% of whom are Dalit women). The BBMP (the local administrative body in

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Reliance Jio Workers Protest in Jaipur

As per the decision taken earlier, hundreds of JIO workers protested on March 19 in front of the Reliance JIO Jaipur office situated at VKI Road No. 12 against the illegal retrenchment of several workers over the past one year, especially after

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AICCTU Unions in TN in Solidarity with Convicted Maruti Workers

On 17 March, AICCTU units in Tamil Nadu organised a day long fasting programme at Ambattur and Chennai  in support of Maruti workers and against their conviction by sessions court. Workers from On Load Gears, Ti Diamond chain, Sanmina, C&F

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Maruti Verdict Is A Vindication Of The Truth

In the trial court judgement on 10 March 2017, 117 workers of the automobile company Maruti Suzuki's factory in Manesar, Gurgaon, India were acquitted of a murder charge. 18 workers were convicted of minor offences while 13 – all leaders of the Maruti union – have been

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AICCTU Demonstration at Bhagalpur

The Shramik Vikas Sangh affiliated to AICCTU organized a spirited rally in Shahkund block, Bhagalpur, on 21 February 2017 on the issues of social security, food security, MNREGA and other welfare projects and against the loot, corruption, increasing injustice, violence and oppression

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Delhi Trade Unions Celebrate Ten Years of Pricol Workers’ Struggle

All India Central Council of Trade Unions(AICCTU), Delhi State Committee organized a public meeting- “Ten Years of Pricol Workers Struggle: Challenges & The Way Forward for the Working Class “-toady at 5pm, in Gandhi Peace Foundation(GPF), New Delhi. The

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A Huge But Partial Victory:

The Free Pricol 8 campaign organized by the Party all over the country for the release of 8 worker comrades of Pricol who were sentenced to double life imprisonment has won a huge though partial victory in the Madras High Court.Of

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A partial but significant victory for Pricol workers

A partial but an extremely significant victory was won when the High Court set aside the Lower Court verdict of life sentence for 6 out of 8 activists of Kovai Maavatta Pricol Thozhilalargal Otrumai Sangam. Eight leading activists of the Kovai Maavatta

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Working Class Reports

Lock out at Ganges Jute Mills The Left Front police greeted the striking workers of Ganges Jute Mills, Bansberia, Hooghly with ruthless lathi chare of the morning of Bengali New Year’s day, it 15 April. Birendra Das a fighting worker

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Pricol Workers On Struggle: Charting out a New Path

Workers of Pricol, a leading auto components manufacturing factory supplying components to most of the leading auto majors joined AICCTU and declared formation of the union through a General Body meeting on 25 February. Workers frustrated by the pro-management, loyal unions

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Rising Working Class Unrest

As usual, the working class has, once again, proved all bourgeois theoreticians wrong this time too. Well thought out strategies of contractorisation, casualisation, etc., not withstanding, workers are up in arms in all possible ways, sometimes, in a more organized

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Homage to May Day Martyrs

[In 1884, In 1884, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions passed a resolution stating that eight hours would constitute a legal day’s work from and after May 1, 1886. Chicago was the centre of this rising working class movement for the 8

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