The Narendra Modi led N.D.A. Government came to power with the promise of bringing good days for laboring people in the country. It promised better living standards, better living and working conditions. It promised creation of one crore jobs every year. But, soon after coming to power, it has launched an attack on the hard earned rights of the workers.
The corporate companies, industrial and business associations and foreign firms have been urging the governments since long to create an atmosphere wherein doing business in the country would be hassle-free. In their view the existing labour laws are obstacles to creating the needed atmosphere and therefore they need to be changed in their service and favour. What is the state of implementation of labour laws in the country, how these are circumvented by the managements and how the enforcement agency invariably acts in tandem with the managements are too familiar and need no elaboration. Even then whatever formally exists on paper in favour of the worker need to be changed to give capital full freedom to exploit the worker and that is what the World Bank has been telling the powers that be in the country for long.
Date: 11th September, 2014 Time: 11 am to 3 pm
AMBEDKAR BHAVAN, NEW DELHI.… Read More