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Informal Workers & the Economy

Indian Journal of Industrial Relations

Volume 48 Issue 3

Published: 2013
Author(s) Name: Renana Jhabvala | Author(s) Affiliation: Renana Jhabvala is with SEWA, Ahmedabad
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Although informal workers were always a majority in India, they were only ‘discovered’ with the advent of liberalization. Their vulnerabilities and insecurities need to be addressed through social security policies which recognize their specific needs and through laws which are not confined to labor, but include commercial law as well as regulations which cover specific sectors of the economy. However, organizing and advocacy of the informal workers cannot be confined to specific needs but must be a movement towards a better society and a fairer economy.

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