Labour, Jobs and Employment – Harmonization of labour laws, gender gap, unemployment, etc.

Lesser wages for equal work is violation of human dignity: SC

  1. SC judgment: It terming the denial of equal pay for equal work to daily wagers, temporary, casual and contractual employees “exploitative enslavement,”
  2. The SC has held that they should be paid at par with regular employees doing the same job as them
  3. Such classifications resulting in disparity and denial of the principle of “equal pay for equal work” is esseantially oppressive, suppressive and coercive conduct by employers
  4. It is also antithetical to the ideal of a Welfare State

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