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Racism? Known for 2500 years in India, called casteism

Some kids disrespect strangers and older people in the presence of their parents. The saddest part is when they are taught to feel that they naturally superior to some categories of people – Northeastern Indians, dark-skinned Indians, lower caste Indians and us.

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Demonetization, GST Cost Jobs – Bloomberg

Manufacturers seen cutting 40% of jobs in 2017 as growth slows. Top 1% of population holds record 22% of wealth, study shows

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Modi’s Finances Fall Flat on Face – Reuters

Soumya Kanti Ghosh, chief economist at State Bank of India (SBI.NS), said in a research note this month that first quarter economic growth was supported by higher state spending but the need to rein in the fiscal deficit could force the government to cut expenditure.

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Japanese bullet train flopped in Taiwan – It is a white elephant!

While a debate is raging over viability of India’s bullet train project which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week, it would be worthwhile to know how bullet train fared in Taiwan. It flopped, actually.

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Work life balance is a joke!

Indian millennials reportedly spend a whopping 52 hours a week at work, outpacing their counterparts in the US, UK, and even China by quite a big margin. 25 percentage of women employees in India told tiredness was their top concern. In the long term, fatigue causes depression, anemia and even diabetes.

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Modis Gratuity Rule Amendment : What is there for IT Employees?

But employees of IT companies such as TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant etc have very rare chance for crossing Rs 10 lakh, as they don’t have dearness allowance and their basic is only 20% of gross salary. So absolutely they don’t have any benefits from this amendment.

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Thozhilar Koodam on Wipro Employees Fight Against Layoffs

As the pressure on the employers in the IT industry continue, they are coming up with innovative ways to counter the narrative that the industry is laying off workers for no other reason than to maximise profit.

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IT Layoffs – A Compilation

Protests, IT honcho statements, Suicides and Deaths

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NDLF poser to Wipro, Cognizant, TCS, Infosys, IBM and Labour Department

IT companies availed subsidised land, power, tax holiday from the government in the name of generating employment opportunities. Now, when they are actively reducing jobs illegally, the government represented by labour department should intervene and enforce the law of the land.

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TN Government calls Cognizant, TCS, Wipro, Infosys and IBM to Explain Layoffs

We call upon all IT Employees to send their complaints regarding job security by email to combatlayoff@gmail.com . We will present the complaints at the meeting with JCL and IT company managements on behalf of employees.

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Women Power & Power of Labour Digs Hole for Tasmac Liquor

When these women toiling day in and day out for meagre wages wield power in their hands, they will dig graves not only for Tasmac Liquor, but also for Corruption, Communalism, Casteism and Corporate Loot which exploit the lives of  working class!

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Rural Postal Workers Strike Work for their Rights

Most of the workers get paid between Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 8,000. “We are not covered under any medical scheme,” he added. He pointed out that the rural employees constituted 80% of the postal staff strength.

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The Jewish State Terror Attack on Jewish Workers’ Rights in Israel

The privatization plan means the company will stop generating electricity and sell its power stations to the private sector. The so-called reforms have already cost 800 jobs. The Histadrut expects the privatization to result in between 5,000 and 6,000 job losses.

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Modi government rescues capitalists, leaves farmers to the market!

Modi government is so concerned about the agreement favouring private investors (at the cost of general public) and insists that agreements should be honoured. What about agreement of the government with farmers to procure farm produce at remunerative prices? 

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Shreya, an Indian woman IT employee’s fight against Wipro

Shreya says she had suffered because she is “a woman, an Indian woman and one who submitted to the advances of a senior, powerful man in the company with friends at the top”, and that she was singled out because she “dared to complain that she had been the victim of discrimination, intimidation and harassment”.

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