Creating 'Good' Jobs: Assessing Labour Market Regulation Debate

Author : Radhika Kapoor | 2014
Published By: Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)

The current regime seeks to reform labour laws with the understanding that these reforms will improve industrial growth and expand the possibilities of enterprise. However, there is already ample evidence from within India that this obsession with reforming labour law, particularly in the way the government has done it till now, will not take us any closer in creating more jobs or a healthy industrial sector. These reforms will not help fi rms adapt to ever-changing market conditions, nor will they ensure greater security of employment.

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