Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970 and labour market flexibility: An exploratory assessment of contract labour use in India's formal manufacturing

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Das, Deb Kusum; Choudhury, Homagni; Singh, Jaivir;
  • Publisher: New Delhi: Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)
  • Subject: J08 | J21 | J50 | J53 | Labour regulations | flexibility | contract workers | manufacturing
    • ddc: ddc:330

One particularly significant piece of labour legislation in India is the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (CLA,1970), which regulates labour hired by firms through the offices of a labour contractor - such labour being referred to as 'contract' labou... View more
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