The case studies in the Students' handouts section can be approached in two ways. The first is a forum discussion of each of the case studies. The second has students role-play at a human rights tribunal hearing. Using both approaches will give students a more complete understanding of how the Code is applied. Divide the class into groups of four or five.
While the management sacked 11 workers including union office bearers, thousands of workers in Gurgaon region stand in solidarity with workers. International Metalworkers' Federation IMF expresses its solidarity and calls upon the management to accept workers' democratic right to a union. Knowing workers' initiative for a new union, the management forced and threatened workers to sign on a blank sheet allegedly to state that they will not join the new union. To put pressure on workers, on June 6 the management dismissed 11 workers including MSEU office bearers for allegedly inciting workers to go on strike. Workers at the Manesar - Industrial Model Township IMT plant feel that the MUKU is dominated by the management and is not taking up workers' issues such as wages, intensification of work and regularisation of trainees and contract workers. However, the management has been maintaining that it will not allow the Manesar plant to have an independent union or a union affiliated with a political party, and they can become part of the existing MUKU union. On June 10 more than 2, workers from various factories in Gurgaon participated in a solidarity demonstration in front of the Maruti -- Suzuki factory.
As the sixth-largest trade union in the UK, the Public and Commercial Services Union PCS has circa , members working within government agencies and the civil service. They represent their members on a number of issues within these industries, such as fair pay, workplace equality, safe and reasonable working conditions, and healthy pensions. PCS also works closely with other unions and campaign groups to engage with employers, promote equality and make positive changes within the sectors. Member benefits include legal assistance, access to a health cash plan, and helplines for issues in both personal and professional lives.
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