10 Dec|WED|1 PM|SOLIDARITY WITH BBMP GUTTIGE POURAKARMIKAS
Bangalore has 17,809 contracted Pourakarmikas, more than 90% are women are employed various contractors, including the BBMP. Despite the daily essential service put in by them, they work under extremely inhuman conditions:
- Delayed wage payments, working 2 to 4 months without being paid.
- Their income is lower than minimum wages, in spite of the BBMP’s allocation of almost Rs. 30 crores per month for solid waste management
- They work 7 days a week, 365 days a year!
- There are exponential occupational health hazards due to the dangerous nature of their work. Safety equipment is not provided.
Stand in solidarity with them as they demand their due and spread the word!
Venue: BBMP Office At Corporation – Map
Date: 10th December 2014
Time: 1 p.m.
Forum For Workers’ Rights
Phone: 9880595032, 9243190014