Contract workers make up 46% of workforce of India’s largest industrial companies
Companies have found a solution to tough labour laws in India by hiring workers on contract
India’s inflexible labour laws are said to be a big hindrance for industry. But companies have found a solution by hiring contract workers in large numbers. Newly available data give an idea about the extent and prevalence of this practice at some of India’s top listed companies. Contract employees account for 34% of the total workforce (contract plus regular) of India’s top companies.