Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Strike to abolish use of labor brokers
Strike to abolish use of labor brokers
27
Sep '10
COSATU, with around two million members, has pledged to go ahead with its countrywide strike in two week's time in order to put an end to the practice of using labor brokers.

Zelinzima Vavi – the General Secretary of COSATU, while addressing the national congress of Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU), revealed that the union federation will opt for a demonstration on 7th October in order to boost up the drive for putting an end to the use of labor brokers, casualization and over exploitation of laborers.

He further added that, government's warning to initiate a wage subsidy to encourage the factory owners, to engage young laborers, will lead to the formation of another segment of super-super exploited laborers.

According to him, the over-exploitation and repression of laborers was already prevalent and rising in the twin-level labor system of South African market.

He said that, workers under the joint bargaining system are comparatively in a better position. They have higher job security, better wages as well as better working atmosphere. They are usually secured under the labor laws of the country.

He also revealed that, in almost all the sectors of the economy, there is a second category of laborers, who are not secured under the labor laws and who face the cruelty of their employers. These employers blatantly break the labor laws, bargaining contracts, and health and safety laws without facing any negative consequence.

Fibre2fashion News Desk-India


Must ReadView All

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

The Pakistan government has notified the ‘Duty Drawback of Taxes...

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Ghana’s ministry of trade and industry has set up a taskforce to...

Courtesy: Coach

Fashion | On 21st Oct 2017

US company Coach to change name to Tapestry from Oct 31

Coach Inc., a New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
77.1%
No
12.9%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.4%
No
28.6%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
85.7%
No
10.0%
Skip
4.3%

Total Votes: 70

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
75.7%
No
11.4%
Skip
12.9%

Total Votes: 70


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search