Brazil’s labour reform is set to pass the legislature and workers fear a dramatic worsening of their living conditions as a result.
Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant violence case – 13 workers have been sentenced to life imprisonment.
This week’s column looks at communalism, debt bondage and the life of prisoners in the UK.
According to women’s organisations and unions, a 14% to 18% wage discrepancy effectively means that women are working for free after 2:38 pm.
Don’t get hung up on Rajini’s superhero-isms; these are old grounds for someone who instituted the post-superhero tradition in which, corny as it was, it didn’t matter how the superhero flew but only why.
US sanctioned North Korea leaders recently over rights abuses and has now asked other countries to curb the use of North Korean workers.
Based on principles of democratic decision making and egalitarian redistribution, the Uralungal Cooperative is proof that efficiency isn’t exclusively linked to capitalist production.
One of the major reasons behind this is the kafala system under which the employer is responsible for the worker’s well-being, his residency and work permits.
“I have been very lucky to have a very supportive environment wherever I went. If that would be the case for everybody, women would be able to do a lot of things much better.”
West Bengal has around 12,000 brick kilns, which employ an estimated six lakh people. According to the 2011 census, there were 550,092 child workers in West Bengal, a figure which is likely to have increased since.