Dilution of Labour Laws: Hidden Exploitation of Migrant Labourers Before Lockdown, Increase after Lockdown

29 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2020

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SWARNIMA SINGH

Central University of South Bihar

Date Written: July 28, 2020

Abstract

Migrant workers are beneficial and important factors for the economy where as their life is full of scarce, vulnerable and exploitation. In Globalization, profit motive capitalism emerged through which overuse of resources and worker exploitation occurs. For maintaining dignity and reducing the exploitation over labours government intervention took place by introducing labour laws. But due to the upcoming scenario Covid-19 pandemic affects the economy. Production becomes stagnant. So to maintain the pace of the economy the government has removed various labour laws which may affect the life of migrant labourers. Definitely it has seen the economy is somehow dependent on labourers. But now the economy is going to be stable at the cost of migrant workers. This study is an attempt to analyse the extent of labour laws followed in the grassroot level before lockdown and in which way it has increased after lockdown and unlock condition.

Keywords: Globalisation, Stagnant, Labour Laws

Suggested Citation

SINGH, SWARNIMA, Dilution of Labour Laws: Hidden Exploitation of Migrant Labourers Before Lockdown, Increase after Lockdown (July 28, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3662079 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3662079

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