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Telangana app-based workers’ unions plan to report issues to authorities; More on the issues to be put forward

Apart from deliberating on ways to address the plight of delivery workers, the meeting also touched on the effects of climate change and poor urban planning.   In a meeting held a few days ago comprising groups representing app-based workers from Telangana, it was decided that their issues of underpayment and 'exploitative' nature of work would be reported to the state authorities as well as to the companies where these workers are employed. The daylong meeting of app-based workers in the state brought over 50 activists and leaders together to discuss issues ranging from climate change, its impact on transport and delivery workers, the need to improve the material conditions of transport workers, the need to democratise public services, and urban planning through community participation in decision making, a release said. A larger Joint Action Committee meeting of 20 grassroots…

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