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Union Budget 2024: Empowering unorganised workers

This article is authored by Pooja Gupta and Eshita Trivedi, Policy and Development Advisory Group.

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Ministers of State Pankaj Chaudhary and Bhagwat Karad and her team of officials a day before presentation of the Interim Budget 2024, at her North Block office in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)
Published on Jan 31, 2024 07:23 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

The potential downside of the Rajasthan Gig Workers Law

This article is authored by Anu Maria Francis, research associate, Centre for Public Policy Research.

While gig work does not resemble the employment relationship of the factory owner and the worker, it exhibits all the hallmarks of institutionalised power differences and subordination that make labour laws important in the first place. (PTI)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 01:00 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Gig law can shape 21st century welfare models

The Rajasthan law is a stepping stone towards understanding and learning how to help gig workers as they deal with dynamic income insecurity

The term gig workers refers to those who are engaged in any income-generating activity as freelancers or on a temporary basis. (Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 09:24 AM IST

Resolving the gig paradox

Gig workers are vulnerable in the absence of a safety net. Rajasthan may show the way ahead

The bill also provides gig workers access to general and specific social security schemes (HT)
Published on Jul 25, 2023 10:10 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Employers have developed more sophisticated modes of exploitation: Gayathri Poti

Advocate Gayathri Poti, granddaughter of late Justice P Subramonian Poti - the former CJI of Kerala and Gujarat high courts, said that nowadays employers have developed more sophisticated modes of exploitation and only a “trained eye” can identify it.

Advocate Gayathri Poti speaks during the Justice P Subramonian Poti Memorial Lecture at Kerala Club in New Delhi.
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 11:25 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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