TANTEA lays off 700 temporary workers in Coimbatore citing fund crunch

Gudalur MLA Pon Jayaseelan of the AIADMK urged the government to reinstate all the workers and secure their livelihood.

published on : 6th July 2022

Rideshare giant Uber inks deal for Australian gig worker rights after years of legal battles

In a joint statement, Uber and the union said they also supported the setting up of an independent body by the Australian government to create standards across the sector.

published on : 29th June 2022

Covid-19: Centre asks states to launch fresh vaccination drive as a part of preventive measures

India has reported 11,793 new cases and 27 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, per the union health ministry data.

published on : 28th June 2022

SC order not enough: Sex workers’ network

During the pandemic, she was left with no work or place to live. For almost a year, the NGO Sangama provided her with shelter and basic necessities.

published on : 25th June 2022

Telugu film workers call off strike following talks

The flash strike launched by the Telugu film workers’ union of 24 crafts was called off on Thursday, say sources.

published on : 24th June 2022

Retail inflation for farm, rural workers rises to 6.67 per cent and 7 per cent in May 2022

The major contribution towards the rise in general index of agricultural labourers and rural labourers came from food group to the extent of 7.44 and 7.65 points, respectively.

published on : 20th June 2022

Don’t arrest or penalise sex workers during raids: Madras High Court

The judge was allowing a criminal original petition from one Udayakumar, who was arrested from a brothel house in Chintadripet when the police raided the massage centre.

published on : 19th June 2022

Madras High Court cites SC judgement, says don’t arrest, penalise sex workers

Court said sex workers should not be arrested or penalised or harassed or victimised and it is only the running of the brothel that is unlawful.

published on : 19th June 2022

Two mortuary staff of Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital suspended over viral video

A video was circulated on social media, where the staff of the postmortem ward were arguing with the kin of a deceased to buy over 8 metres of cotton gauze for covering the body.

published on : 17th June 2022

MNREGS workers should clean government schools in Tiruppur, say teachers

As per official data, 3.05 lakh persons registered under MGNREGA scheme in 2021-22 from the Tiruppur district.

published on : 17th June 2022

Contract staff in Chennai Corpration deprived of maternity leave

Contract staff at Ripon Building, who usually draw a salary between Rs 9,000-Rs 15,000 a month work in various departments, such as solid waste management, health, special projects, etc.

published on : 15th June 2022

Construction workers seek redressal of raw materials price hike, distribution of m-sand

The workers further stated private owners should be involved in the distribution until the government steps in.

published on : 14th June 2022

Protesting L&T staff of Kattupalli Kuppam near Chennai back to work; talks on

The L&T Shipbuiliding Labour Contract Service Industrial Co-operative Society has mediated with the company and facilitated the rejoining of workers while seeking time to sign the agreement.

published on : 14th June 2022

'If Raut knows who voted for whom, then he is like Sanjay of Mahabharat': MLA's dig at Shiv Sena

Calling himself an associate member of the Nationalist Congress Party, Shinde said he had voted for MVA candidates as per the instructions of the party.

published on : 12th June 2022

Migrant labourers rescued as wall caves in at construction site

Deepak was rescued immediately, while it took an hour to rescue Rahul as he was trapped under a concrete slab.

published on : 12th June 2022
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