ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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KERALA-Justice Delayed for Contract Labour

 KERALA Justice Delayed for Contract Labour K T Zacharias THE Union Government has sat on the Kerala Casual, Temporary and Badli Workers (Wages) Bill for the past 20 months, when it had taken hardly an hour for the Kerala state legislature to get the Bill introduced, discussed, and passed on August 10, 1977. Neither the state government nor the parties which constitute the ruling front have cared, however, to take up the Bill as a policy question or as a political issue. The Bill aims to assure casual, temporary and badli workers the same rate of wages as are enjoyed by the respective categories of permanent workers.

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