Time to Redefine Social Security -Reforms of Labour Laws

Author : B.K. Sahu | 2014
Published By: SHRAM

The 100th session of the International Labour Conference (2011) adopted a two dimensional strategy on the extension of social protection which was recognized and adopted in 2012 as the ‘Social Protection Floor Recommendation’. The vast, informal and heterogeneous characteristics of the workforce in India, with growing in-formalization of employment, on the one hand denotes low levels of social protection and high vulnerability, and on the other, constrains the expansion of social protection, mainly due to the dearth of appropriate institutional arrangements and policy. It is essential to comprehend why Minimum Social Security is absolutely essential for workers both in the formal and informal sectors.

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