Workers’ struggles in the Auto Industry

Throughout the auto and auto components industry, the capitalists have ensured that workers are kept divided on the basis of whether they are regular workers or contract workers. For the same work, contract workers are paid much less than the regular workers. They do not have any social security benefits. The capitalist owners, together with the labour department of the government, ensure that contract workers are not allowed to organise themselves into unions. Neither are they allowed to join the unions of regular workers as members.

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