In Indian society. “There is a wrong habit which has crept in, we do not respect our labour enough, he said”, adding the law was needed for those who do not treat labour as fellow human beings.
The high-level meeting was attended by representatives of central trade unions and members of an inter-ministerial panel comprising Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh.
All three pieces of legislation are meant to bolster Modi’s courtship of foreign investment and enhance the overall ease of doing business in India, but fervid opposition from rival parties and recent political scandals will likely see lawmakers continue bickering instead, resulting in a washout session.
Intuc’s Reddy said he got an impression that Jaitley was “willing” to consider some of their demands.
Jaitley warned of a threat to job creation if investments were blocked and appealed to unions not to persist with ideas that harm economic activity. “These scams are eating the vitals of our democracy and our system”, Raja said. He also said that the labourers who have something innovative to do should be encouraged.
Observing that country can not remain happy if labourers are unhappy, Modi said, they contribute immensely for nation building and businesses can not run properly in absence of cordial relation between workers and employers.
Sources in the PMO have said the Independence Day celebrations this year will be given a Modi touch by making it elaborate and spectacular. “The labour law amendments of the government will impose slavery on workers”, Sen added. The BMS has demanded that the industry-friendly Factories Act enacted by the BJP government in Rajasthan and the new labour laws by the Centre be withdrawn. He also mentioned other welfare initiatives of the government, such as raising minimum pension to Rs1,000.
I am confident that we will be able to address the challenges ahead and proceed with reforms with everyone’s consensus. He said laws need to change with time.
The service will be on offer over the next few months. Similarly, over 900,000 establishments with labour identification numbers are on the portal and can advertise job vacancies.