Mysuru, February 24:- “The construction labourers are uniting for the first time to form a trade union. The Construction Workers’ Trade Union has been registered with the Registrar of Trade Unions, Government of Karnataka,” said Shobha, president of the union, at a press meet held at Mysuru Press Club on Saturday.
“The union will issue identity cards for the labourers and work for social security, minimum wage and other demands. The union will be active,” she said.
“Kannada activist Pa Mallesh will inaugurate the union. Deputy director of Women and Child Welfare Department Radha, Thammanna of Labour department, Prabha of Social Welfare Department, Saraswathi of RLH will be present,” Shobha added.
Union secretary Chandramma, Shivamma, Sumitra, Mangalagowri and others were present. –(KMR, NGB)