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Contract Labor (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 - Role of the Trade Unions & Challenges

Indian Journal of Industrial Relations

Volume 52 Issue 1

Published: 2016
Author(s) Name: I. Sharath Babu & Samina Nahid Baig | Author(s) Affiliation: P.G. Department of Studies in Law, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
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Contract labor refers to labor assigned to perform tasks by an employer without any formal and direct employer-employee relationship. The relationship is mediated by individuals or agencies termed as contractors who employ workers and hire them out. Contract labor is a phenomenon visualized, originally, as a help to the growth of services of seasonal and temporary nature. The Contract Labor (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970, is a legislation to regulate the employment of contract labor in certain establishments and to provide for its abolition in certain circumstances. This article focuses on the role of the trade unions and their challenges while dealing with the provisions of the Contract Labor (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970.

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