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Category Archives: Occupational Health and Safety

Report of the Survey of Working Conditions of Garment Workers

Report of the Survey of Working Conditions of Garment Workers The survey on working conditions of garment workers in Noida and Okhala Industrial area was conducted from September 2011 to … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Has EPFO lost its mandatory status?

To be sure, employers will continue to deposit EPF contribution for each eligible employee on the rolls. It is only going to affect employee’s savings by increasing their take home … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Health officials close down labour camp

KOCHI: Health officials on Tuesday closed down a labour camp that they claimed was being run by the LuLu Group at Vallarpadam where more than 1,000 migrant labourers were accommodated … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Trade unions call for nationwide strike on Sept. 2

A convention of 11 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) has declared a nationwide strike on September 2 that will cover public and private sectors including banking and railways. The strike call … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India-part I&II

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India I The Political-economy-of-labour-reforms-part-II-The-Agenda-of-Labour

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour law Reforms in India- Part III

The Political Economy of Labour law Reforms in India- Part III Surendra Pratap, Center for Workers Education, New Delhi Download Article: The Political Economy of Labour law Reforms in India … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

45 factory workers fall ill after drinking RO water | Business Standard News

45 factory workers fall ill after drinking RO water | Business Standard News.

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inspectors will no more remain Inspectors, but become facilitators

Editorial: Facilitating labour; The Financial Express | April 17, 2015; http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/editorial-facilitating-labour/64366/ It is good that the government has proposed to replace the word ‘inspector’ with the term ‘facilitator’ in its … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Indian Labour Update Jan-March 2015

Indian Labour Update Jan-March 2015 Surendra Pratap Center for Workers Education, New Delhi Download Document:Indian Labour Update January-March 2015 This is an update of labour struggles and issues for January-March … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Labour in the Indian Global Factory and the Social Security Challenge

Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education, New Delhi, 2015 Download Paper here:The Labour in the Indian Global Factory and the Social Security Challenge Introduction Commenting on the emerging economic, political … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Towards a Regional Social Security for South Asia -A framework for discussion

Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education, New Delhi, 2015 Download full paper Here: Towards a Regional Social Security for South Asia -A framework for discussion Introduction ILO’s Social Security initiative … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Book: Emerging Trends in Factory Asia

International Capital Mobility, Global value chains and the Emerging Labour Movement in Asia Download PDF Book on Emerging Trends in Factory Asia In the last three decades, there has been … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India Part II: The Agenda of Labour

Surendra Pratap, December 20, 2014; http://sanhati.com/blog/12398/ Summary: After setting the background of changing labour laws in the first part of the study [available here], in this second part the author … Continue reading

December 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms-Part II: The Agenda of Labour

Download PDF: Political economy of labour reforms part II -The Agenda of Labour Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education, New Delhi To clearly understand the challenges of the labour movement created … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Issue of Labour law Reforms, The Recent Developments

11 trade unions to launch nationwide protest Planning Commission proposes labour laws overhaul Proposes a liberal hire and fire policy in manufacturing sector, besides third party auditing in place of … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

International Capital Mobility Global Value Chains and Emerging Labour Movement in Asia: Draft Not to Be Quoted

International Capital Mobility, Global Value Chains and the Emerging Labour Movement in Asia

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Judicial Soothing against Occupational Diseases

Prof. Dr. Mohan Rao B.; mohan.bolla@christuniversity.in; Professor, School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore; The Supreme Court of India in a very recent case viz., Occupational Health & Safety Association v. … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Response to the Proposed Amendments in Labour Laws

Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education We welcome the willingness and initiative of the government towards reforming the labour laws. However, we strongly oppose the piecemeal reforms in this and … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

People’s Health Movement in India

Looking Back at Shaheed Hospital Punyabrata Gun Frontier, Vol. 44, No. 8, September 4-10, 2011 (Translated from Hindi by Rakesh Ranjan from SEHAT AUR SAMAJ, Volume 1, June-August, 2011. Original … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

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