ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Contract Labour in a Steel Plant-A Study for a Trade Union

A Study for a Trade Union A Group of Researchers Contractual production has been increasing steadily in even the most organised sectors, in the most modern industries as well as in the public sector which boasts of being a 'model employer' Since the sixties the government policy has been definitely favourable to the growth of this archaic system. Contract labour which accounts for a significant proportion of the total labour force in the large-scale industries is also the most disgruntled and the most militant. The contract labour force often consists predominantly of depressed sections of society and populist movements in the region often find good support here.

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