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Tamil Nadu Labour Union

Tamil Nadu Labour Union (TNLU) Tamil Nadu – India The Tamil Nadu Labour Union (TNLU) in southern India is UnionAID’s longest running partnership.  The TNLU team, led by Manohari Doss, is an umbrella organisation providing training, support for 18 unions and 17 cooperatives that it has developed with support from UnionAID.  Today over 15,000 men …

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National Garment Workers Federation

National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) Bangladesh The National Garment Workers Federation is the oldest and largest trade union group in Bangladesh, representing over 90,000 garment workers. Over 4.5 million people work in over 4500 factories in Bangladesh, making them the second largest garment export country in the world after China. The infamous Rana Plaza collapse …

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Rangsit and Area Labour Union Group

Rangsit and Area Labour Union (RLUG) Thailand The Rangsit and Area Labour Union Group (RLUG) was established over 40 years ago and is a collective of enterprise level trade unions based in Rangist, an industrial area just north of Bangkok. Thailand has mandatory retirement at 55, and an aging union leadership threatens the union group. …

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BPO Industry Employees Network

BPO Industry Employees Network (BIEN) The Philippines Over 1.8 million people in the Philippines are employed in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, providing call centre and digital services to some of the biggest multinationals in the world. Despite being a multi-billion dollar industry, workers in the BPO sector are poorly paid, Grueling hours, harassment, …

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Tamil Nadu Labour Union

The Tamil Nadu Labour Union (TNLU) in southern India is UnionAID’s longest running partnership.  The TNLU team, led by Manohari Doss, is an umbrella organisation providing training, support for 18 unions and 17 cooperatives that it has developed with support from UnionAID.  Today over 15,000 men and women, from vegetable growers in the high country …

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