A bill which seeks to streamline labour laws by exempting large number of small establishments from furnishing returns and maintaining registers was on Friday approved by Parliament, amid government's assurance that interests of unorganised workers would be protected.
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.