Global Week of Action

The Clean Clothes Campaign’s (CCC), Covid-19 WIG organised a global week of action from 15 to 21 March 2021, to show the strength of CCC’s coalition and to extend support to the #PayYourWorkers campaign, pushing brands to commit and fulfill the needs of the workers in the garment supply chain. As part of the campaign, […]

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Celebration of International Women’s Day on 9 March 2021

As part of the international women’s day celebration, Garment Labour Union (GLU) had organised a silent protest – ‘Women in Black’ at Mereena Creation Circle, Peenya on 09 March 2021. Women garment workers from Peenya, were part of the protest. Mrs. Rukmini VP, President and Mrs. Saroja, General Secretary of GLU addressed the gathering. Some […]

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International Women’s Day Celebration by Garment Labour Union

Garment Labour Union (GLU) had organised a silent protest – ‘Women in Black’ at NTTF Circle, Peenya on 06 March 2021, as part of the international women’s day celebration. Women garment workers from Peenya joined the protest. Mr. Nagnath, General Secretary of Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS),Mrs. Rukmini VP, President of GLU and Mrs. Saroja K, […]

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International Women’s Day, 2021. Double Celebrations at Garment Labour Union (GLU)

On the eve of the International Working Women’s day, a very special celebration took place at the office of GLU, in Bangalore on 7 March 2021. Double celebrations to commemorate Women’s day and to felicitate their President, Rukmini V.P. as she won the 17th Bremen Solidarity Prize . She is awarded this prestigious award for […]

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The 17th Bremen Solidarity Award

It gives us immense pleasure to inform that Rukmini, the President of Garment Labour Union (GLU), has been awarded the prestigious 17th Bremen Solidarity Award this year (2021) for her application focusing on violence and discrimination against women. She would be receiving this award in the wonderful historic City Hall of Bremen which is part […]

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The Garment Labour Union (GLU) Celebrates International Workers’ Day

The COVID-19 pandemic and the nationwide lockdown has not stopped garment workers from celebrating International Workers’ Day, in Bangalore.  The members and supporters of Garment Labour Union (GLU) celebrated Workers Day by displaying workers’ day posters at their homes with their near and dear ones, while maintaining social distancing norms.  The main demands from workers’ […]

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Relief Provided by GLU to Workers During Pandemic

GLU and Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS) have been providing food relief packets to garment workers and other daily wage workers and vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 crisis.  With the help of the State Workers Welfare Board (Karnataka Workers Welfare Board), GLU distributed cooked food packets for around 850 workers.  Through contributions from individual donors, GLU […]

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GLU’s Support for Migrant Workers During Pandemic

Migrant workers have been rendered most vulnerable in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, as they are unable to avail of state government benefits, including accessing subsidized food grains at ration shops. Many of these workers are stranded in cramped living accommodations, unable to practice social distancing. With financial support from Cividep India, GLU was […]

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International Women’s Day, 2020

Garment Labour Union had organised a silent protest ‘Women in Black’, as part of International Women’s Day on 7 March 2020. Workers from different factories in Peenya Industrial Area, Bangalore had participated in the event. The event concluded with the condemnation of violence against women through lighting candles. Some of the core demands of GLU […]

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Protest against the Govt for providing permission to employ women workers in the night shift

    Garment Labour Union has organised the protest at 5.30pm in front of the townhall on 27th of November 2019 against the order passed by Karnataka Government for providing permission to factories to employ women workers in the night shift before ensuring safe and secure working conditions and higher wages. Many workers from different […]

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