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File chemical/x-molconn-Z Taking Liberties - Systematic Exploitation in Indian Garment Hub
by geertjan last modified 19-01-2016 11:40 — filed under:
This report from December 2010 by the UK-based organisations Labour Behind the Label and War on Want details the extremely poor working conditions in Gurgaon, India, one of the main centers of garments production in Asia. Labour Behind the Label is name of the British CCC.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
Union stronger through struggle
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:13 — filed under: ,
The Unitex Exports factory in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, illegally closed down on November 1st 2011. 120 workers were left jobless without receiving compensation, retirement benefits, health insurance or overdue wages. The workers’ union has become stronger through dealing with these issues, and launched a Fair Wage campaign in May.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
Viva Global workers reach agreement
by geertjan published 16-05-2011 last modified 29-04-2013 15:53 — filed under: , ,
42 workers from the Viva Global factory in Gurgaon, India have returned to work over six months after they were locked out following a violent attack on union members.
Located in News / / 05 / 16
Viva Global: negotiations break down after violence erupts again.
by geertjan published 07-07-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
Ongoing talks between the former M&S supplier, Viva Global and the Garment and Allied Workers Union have broken down after five union members employed at the factory were attacked with a cane and a knife by a security guard employed by the company.
Located in News / / 07 / 07
Image Troff document Workers in India May 1st
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:23 — filed under: ,
Workers on the outskirts of Delhi mark International Labour Day May 1st 2013
Located in Living Wage / Living Wage images
Workers singled out for organising a union
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 — filed under: ,
After workers of the Modelama factory in North India registered their union in December 2012, the management dismissed fourteen workers. The union's general secretary and two other workers were transferred to remote factories in retaliation for their work with the union. Although an initial agreement was reached to reinstate the workers, the company continues to harass the union. Buyers include Gap and Next.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013