This circular is further to
the earlier circular of NCC-USW dated 1st August
2004 which had reported the previous National
Meeting of the unorganized sector workers and
requested the individuals and organizations
to observe 9th August 2004 as National Demand
Day of Unorganized Sector Workers.
NCC-USW was to submitted a draft of its proposal
for a Comprehensive Social Security Bill for
Unorganized Sector Workers to the Union Labour
Minister Shri Sis Ram Ola, but due to certain
unavoidable circumstances we could not finalize
discussions on various proposals which came
at the National Meeting of 13-14th July 2004.
A copy of the proposal was circulated by the
Tamil Nadu Joint committee of Unorganized Sector
Workers last week. If you have not received
it, you can obtain this copy form us on e-mail
or photocopy by post on request. Since it contains
more then 30 pages we are not circulation proposed
copy with this circular. If you have proposed
your proposals for the Social Security legislation
for unorganized sector workers, you are requested
to send us the same immediately. We are collecting
all the proposals for a 'detailed discussion'
at the 30th September 2004 meeting at Chennai.
if your proposals are not yet final, you can
bring you proposals to the Chennai meeting but
an advance information to us will help in expediting
the Chennai discussions on 30th September 2004.
During last two month we received the details
of Demand Day observation for Kolkatta, Pune
and Delhi. we have also participated All India
Agriculture Workers Alliance meeting form 1st
- 4th September 2004 at Siddiqui Building, Bada
Hindu Rao, Delhi. Some of the forthcoming programme
in which we will also participate:
· Convention on Employment Guarantee
Legislationa and the Right to work, on 19th
September 2004 at Indian Institute of Public
Administration ( IIPA Campus), I. P. State,
· On 8th October 2004, meeting of All
India Agricultural Workers Alliance Partners
with International Union of Food Processing,
Tabacco, Plantation and Swedish Trade Union
Council to discuss Globalization and Agricultural
· On 21st November 2004, All India Agricultural
Alliance, Founding convention at Delhi
· National Conference of Dalit Organizations
on 5th December 2004 at Ramleela Maidan, Delhi"
You are requested to keep us informed of the
activities of different segments of unorganized
sector workers in you region, participate in
such meetings and in form then of the NCC-USW
campaign for a comprehensive social securities
legislation and law its impact on the life of
unorganized sector workers.
You are aware that NCC-USW does not have resources
to meet the travel expenses of participants.
Unorganized sector workers of Tamil Nadu unit
will organize accommodation at Chennai. If you
can share the food expenses, we will be thankful
for the help.
Your confirmation will help us in planning.