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LABOUR-Dock and Port Workers Wages-Meaningless Parity Principle

LABOUR Dock and Port Workers' Wages Meaningless Parity Principle Radha Iyer THE port and dock workers' strike has turned out to be one of the longest the country has seen. The strike has brought into the open the paradoxes of the 'parity principle' which has come to occupy a central place in wage negotiations in the government and in public sector undertakings. The All- India Port and Dock Workers' Federation and its president S R Kulkarni have repeatedly asserted that their fight is for a principle

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