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ENERGY-A Different Focus at Nairobi

beedies at home. The upshot is that they not only endanger their health but earn less in the bargain, for the occasional concessions then: unions have wangled from the seths apply only to factory workers. The weekly holiday, compulsory under the same Act, suffers the same fate. The annual paid leave, to be given at the rate of one day per 20 working days [.section 26(1)] has been adjusted against some trifling increase in the wage rate. Overtime is not only not paid but, as explained above, the workers themselves have to compensate for the current charges.

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