future of trade unions in a changing world

Uncertain future: Trade unions can reinvent themselves

The future of trade unions depends on their ability to expand their base in the informal sector, including the informal segment of the formal sector. Read more »
Worst over for Indian economy

Labour reforms: How labour codes gave social dialogue, consultations a miss

Adequate dialogue and consultation did not happen before introducing and passing labour reforms contained in the four codes. Read more »
Labour laws in india

Lax labour laws will harm industry, economy

The argument that tough labour laws are responsible for the sorry state of the Indian economy and the industry falls flat in the face of the government data. Read more »
Indian handloom worker

India’s migrant labour exodus and the missing trade unions

Over the last 30 years, trade unions became irrelevant due to informalisation of jobs and a series of changes in labour laws. Read more »