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Sanitation workers clean our cities, but they are denied even minimum wage

Sanitation workers’ exploitation, poor working conditions and apathy towards them is on rising trend. Mumbai:-After a decade-long legal battle, the Supreme Court in April 2017 ruled that permanent jobs be given to 2,700 contract workers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India’s richest municipal ...

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‘Sanitation workers clean our cities, but are denied even minimum wage’

After a decade-long legal battle, the Supreme Court ruled in April 2017 that permanent jobs be given to 2,700 contract workers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India’s richest municipal corporation. These contract workers, who sweep streets, collect garbage and ...

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