Labour reforms have been in the policy pipeline in India during the last few years. The need for bringing in social security, welfare for unorganised sector workers and ensuring safety standards are major discussion points. But, at the same time, the need for making labour law business-friendly raises questions on the interest of workers being sacrificed. The gig economy is identified as a focal point for our discussion in this context.
The platform economy brings in a drastic change in the manner the business eco-system operates. Dr Suchithra Menon, Assistant Professor, Daksha Fellowship has provided a snapshot on:
- Labour law reform- Are we in the right direction?
- Relaxing labour regulations and consequential labour welfare concerns
- The gig economy and new concerns for labour regulations that it presents
- Regulatory propositions for the future of work
Watch it here.