ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Code on Wages and the Gig Economy

The Code on Wages, 2019 ostensibly seeks to harmonise four different laws governing the payment of wages and minimum wages in India, and “simplify and rationalise” the law. However, it is a missed opportunity to update the definition of “employee” in the context of the rise of the “gig economy,” a source of livelihood for a large number of workers who do not enjoy formal protection under the labour laws.



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Updated On : 26th Aug, 2019

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