Alang union: Working conditions are too dangerous

Conditions at Indian ship recycling yards in Alang remain unsafe in spite of improvements. There are too few hospital beds and workers live in the slums without clean water to drink, says union ASSRGWA, which organizes one in four workers in Alang, in an interview with ShippingWatch.

This picture is from 2006, when ASSRGWA began organizing workers in Alang. Photo: Ajit Solanki/AP/Polfoto/Arkiv

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