ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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POLITICAL PRISONERS-New Uses of a Colonial Law

as an advance to be adjusted against future earnings or as payment in lieu of their earned leave. The practice helped enormously to restore normalcy after a strike. The new proposal is that such adjustments should not be allowed if workers are to be 'disciplined' and strikes are to be effectively prohibited. On the contrary, more stringent procedures are to be laid down for managing industrial disputes. Already, the concept of the 'essential services' in which strikes may be prohibited has been freely applied by the government. It is now proposed that this provision should be used more liberally in the blanket concept of the 'core' sector.

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