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Sub: Notice of peaceful dharna (sit-in) at your office for the below mentioned issues:

  1. Denying the registration, renewal and processing of claim applications of construction workers under Delhi Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (DBOCWWB) by Labor department officers since May’2018.
  2. Non settlement of pending cases since long- Non issuing of pass books to verified construction workers, illegal detention of pass books for renewal, lapse cases and claim applications under various social security schemes of DBOCWWB.

Domestic helps protest in city


New Delhi: Thousands of domestic workers from different states ca


me together at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday to demand enactment of a comprehensive legislation.
With exploitation of domestic workers at the hands of placement agencies and trafficking of girls from states such as Jharkhand, the demand for a regulation of domestic work and its recognition as an occupation with dignity has gained credence.
Under the banner of National Platform of Domestic Workers (NPDW

) that draws its strength from more than 10 states, the workers have written to PM Manmohan Singh about their plight and the need for a law. At the demonstration the workers raised the demand for a legislation on social security and the regulation of employment.
In their petition, they pointed out how the National Policy of Domestic Workers announced by the Centre is still a draft. The petitions have been signed by thousands of domestic workers.

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