Laws being bypassed in name of contract labour: Sharad Yadav

| Monday, August 1, 2016 - 14:12
First Published |
National News, News in English, Janata Dal-United,  Sharad Yadav,  labour laws, Anand Sharma

Laws bypassed in name of contract labour | Photo: IANS

New Delhi: Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Monday said the system of hiring contract labour wassystem of hiring contract labour the laws and the workers were left without any protection.
Yadav, raising the issue of nine labourers being killed in an accident at a construction site in Pune, said: "We did not change labour laws, but this disease of contract labour has spread across the country."
"We found a way to surpass labour laws," Yadav said, adding that even in the parliament the cleaners were on contract.
"It means no responsibility and bypassing the rights labourers in India got after years of struggle."
Meanwhile, Congress leader Anand Sharma said there was reduction in jobs and, raising a question at the government, Sharma said: "The government promised employment so there should have been four-five crore employment opportunities. The government figures say employment is going down."

Download English News App and stay updated with all Latest News.
For News in English, follow us on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.