Labour laws

BMS, rally at Parliament street , photographed by Ramesh Pathania.
Casualization and contract workers have become the norm, leading to low productivity, low wages, insecure tenure and no benefits. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

Protect workers, not jobs

4 min read . 10 Jan 2018
The refreshing focus on the power of exports is noteworthy, especially given the rising fears about protectionism in our major trading partners. Photo: Bloomberg

Creating well-paid jobs for Indians

4 min read . 23 Aug 2017
While ensuring employers have the flexibility they need, Indian laws ensuring fair treatment of all workers must be more effective than they are. Photo:

Fairness and dignity in livelihoods

4 min read . 07 Aug 2017
The practice of hiring freelancers or gig workers has been prevalent in the US and European countries for a while. Photo: iStock

The conundrums of a gig economy

4 min read . 01 Aug 2017