The garment industry in Bangalore with about 1200 registered units
employing over a half a million workforce and one of the biggest sources
of exports in the country, but hardly is there any mention in the media
on the living and working conditions of the workers who are the real
makers of some of the top brand clothing...
As we reported last week, the general strike of 7 September in India was
called by a wide range of trade unions. It was in protests at the
rocketing prices of food and fuel while wages stagnate and hours and
jobs are cut.