12 May 2008 National kerala: trade unionism

Men (Not) At Work

Idling too earns them wages. It's a nasty relapse of an old Left habit.
Madhu Kapparath
All Pay, No Work

Here's why the ruling CPI(M) in Kerala wants to rein in its labour force:
  • Cases of workers charging money without doing work is on the rise
  • Even strategic organisations like the VSSC and the Kochi port are not spared
  • Labour leaders have to be paid before trucks are allowed into their premises
  • Instances of unions demanding money even when cranes are used to lift 80-tonne loads
  • Labour trouble has repelled prospective investors from the state
  • Senior CPI(M) leaders say that unfair practices by labour unions must stop

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