Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

Kristen Sheets reports on the walkout at Google — why it happened, how it was organized, what it achieved and what it tells us about organizing the tech sector. THE NOVEMBER 1 walkout by 20,000 Google employees at some 50 offices around the world may be the largest international action of its kind in modern labor history — and it shined a spotlight on the … Continue reading Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

13 Maruti Union members given ‘Life Sentence’ for Struggling for Union Formation & Abolition of the Contract Worker System

23 March ko Chalo Manesar! March 19, 2017 “13 of our brothers have been given ‘life sentences’ – including 12 Maruti Suzuki Workers Union body members – on the baseless charge of ‘murder’ on 18 March afternoon by the Gurgaon Additional Sessions Court. 4 workers given 5 year sentences. 14 workers given 3 years, but have already spent 4 years in prison, so released. Of … Continue reading 13 Maruti Union members given ‘Life Sentence’ for Struggling for Union Formation & Abolition of the Contract Worker System

Give us bread or Give us Death : Uttar Pradesh workers demand!- Rukmini Sen

  2nd September, 2016. The day India’s workers went on a nationwide strike. This reporter’s first destination was Jawahar Bhawan in Lucknow. For the uninitiated Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh (the largest province in India).  A large group of women in parrot  green Saris called out to me in the midst of their sloganeering. They had seen my camera. Clearly and as … Continue reading Give us bread or Give us Death : Uttar Pradesh workers demand!- Rukmini Sen

श्रमिक संगठनो द्वारा 2सितम्बर-2016 को देशव्यापी हड़ताल

जनसंगठनों व जनआंदोलनों ने भूमि अधिकार आंदोलन के बैनर तले करीब 600 की संख्या में इकट्ठा होकर देश के श्रमिक संगठनों द्वारा आहूत राष्ट्रव्यापी हड़ताल को मज़बूती से समर्थन देते हुए उ0प्र0 की राजधानी लखनऊ में रैली निकाल कर गांधी प्रतिमा जी.पी.ओ पर जनसभा करके पुरज़ोर तरीके से विरोध प्रदर्शन किया। दोपहर करीब 11 बजे चारबाग स्टेशन से रैली की शुरूआत की गयी। दूर दराज … Continue reading श्रमिक संगठनो द्वारा 2सितम्बर-2016 को देशव्यापी हड़ताल

PUDR Condemns Police Lathicharge on Contract Workers’ Demonstration outside Delhi Secretariat

In a statement issued by PUDR the members of the group have strongly condemned the brutal lathicharge by Police in Delhi on a workers’ demonstration on 25 March 2015 when nearly 1000 workers and activists belonging to different unions (Wazirpur hot rolling steel industry, Delhi Metro Railways Corporation, Karawal Nagar almond workers, safai karamcharis of Dr. Hedgevar and Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospitals and several unorganized … Continue reading PUDR Condemns Police Lathicharge on Contract Workers’ Demonstration outside Delhi Secretariat