Govt is considering
amending labour laws to improve the plight of workers in
different sectors and a task force has been constituted to go
into the matter, Labour Minister Malikarjun Kharge informed
the Rajya Sabha today.
A CPI(M) member on Wednesday alleged
"blatant violation" of labour laws in the ongoing construction
work for Commonwealth Games in Delhi and said over one lakh
families had been evicted to "beautify" the capital city.
The Centre has directed states to implement labour laws to protect interest of workers in the backdrop of global slowdown leaving impact on the Indian economy, Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.