Global Labour Movement Moves to Support Maruti Workers – Online!

by Derek Blackadder
At the request of the Maruti workers’ union and the International Metalworkers Federation a global mobilization of solidarity for the striking workers in India is taking place online.

Workers around the world are being organized to send protest e-mails to Maruti-Suziki’s Managing Director demanding that the company immediately cease violating basic labour rights at its factory in Haryana.  This effort is only the second such involving an Indian dispute.  In just a few days the campaign has already generated thousands of messages from supporters in 105 countries.

The campaign is being mounted using the services of LabourStart, the global labour movement’s online news and campaigns website.
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