August 9, 2011
Those who clean manholes with bare hands are at great risk »
May 1, 2011
Few options available for contract labourers in Tumkur CMC
January 20, 2011
The cooks in noon meal centres work in inhospitable conditions, swathed in sweat and firewood smoke, live in shacks and remain at the lowest rung of society. Many of those who have been working for...
November 26, 2010
Everybody has a bitter tale to tell about autorickshaw drivers. But sometimes there may be a reason why that driver did not stop for you when you were stuck in the pouring rain. With constant expo...
November 18, 2010
On the second floor of an old commercial complex, Karikalan ushers in a group of students after collecting their bags in quick succession.After a few minutes of slotting the bags in a stora...
October 4, 2010
China's work safety supervisor will soon launch a nationwide inspection of coal mines to crack down on illegal mining and prevent deadly accidents.
A spokesman of the State Administrat...
September 15, 2010
The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) having an annual turn over of more than Rs.12,000 crore should ponder over the pathetic situation in which its ‘load men' were worki...
September 9, 2010
District Collector P. Umanath has promised that all the migrant workers in Coimbatore will be given adequate protection well within the frame work of law. In a release, the Collect...
July 29, 2010
A mass of workers across the city are labouring tirelessly to ensure that commuting becomes a less harrowing experience in future. Coming from across the country, they sometimes work on 12-hour shi...
July 3, 2010
They were protesting attack on a colleague by students
June 25, 2011
Miners owing allegiance to the AITUC-affiliated Singareni Collieries Workers' Union returned to coal production work from the first shift on Friday morning as per the decision of the union,...
Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh),
April 15, 2011
“Slowly, but surely, every one of us who has been to the factories in Gujarat will die, and there is nothing we can do to change that,” Buddha (45) of Undli village says bitterly.<...
January 7, 2011
A call to establish grievances cells by the Construction Workers Welfare Board in all districts to redress complaints of sexual harassment from women construction labourers was made by speakers at...
November 21, 2010
Anguished relatives of 29 workers missing after an explosion at New Zealand coal mine grew frustrated over delays in the rescue operation Sunday, as officials prepared to drill a small hole through...
October 11, 2010
Not only the captive elephants but even the mahouts stand to benefit much if the recommendations made in the report of the Elephant Task Force (ETF) are implemented. In Kerala this would mea...
September 17, 2010
Her left arm has innumerable scars of slits – all of them failed attempts at suicide. Subbulakshmi, puny for her stated 17 years of age, has escaped her way from a private spinning mill in A...
September 13, 2010
An increasing number of IT professionals have been finding it difficult to handle emotional stress, according to experts. An ‘occupational hazard,' the stress related to work needs to be addr...
August 24, 2010
Trapped nearly half a mile inside the earth and facing perhaps four months before rescue, 33 Chilean miners began getting food, water and oxygen from above ground on Monday as rescue teams worked...
July 15, 2010
Doctors and other staff of the Ernakulam General Hospital, except those on casualty duty, went on a strike from early morning on Thursday, after relatives of a patient attacked two duty doct...
July 2, 2010
Taking cognisance of the discontent among safai karamcharis, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi is initiating the process of regularisation of temporary safai karamcharis and filling up vacant pos...