ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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JAKARTA-Neo-Colonially Induced Stability

CPM, are leading workers down the path of ultra-legality, the locomen have shown what workers really want and what they are capable of. The government's agreeing to negotiate with the AILRSA is a belated recognition of the fact that the authority of the recognised railway unions has been completely eroded. This situation exists not only among the loco staff but among all sections of railway workers. The government has so far denied recognition to the category-wise unions of railway workers on the ground that this would result in complete chaos in the railways. But chaos is much more likely to result from the government clinging to the myth that the recognised unions have the support of the workers.

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