ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Ad-hocism in the Decisions to Modify Labour Laws

Beginning with Rajasthan, labour legislations are being modifi ed and it seems to have the blessings of the new dispensation at the centre. The Government of India too has announced its decision to amend important legislations and has called for public comments. But ad hoc changes as planned do little for the working class, while ensuring that employers do not attract the ire of the law. There seems to be little understanding of the historic background of labour legislations in India, and even less about what needs to be done to make them more effective.

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