The workers in the unorganized sector need protection on the following issues-wages, safety and health. Explain with examples.

Q.22:- The workers in the unorganized sector need protection on the following issues-wages, safety and health. Explain with examples.

 

Answer:-

The unorganized sector is characterized by small and scattered units which are largely outside the control of the government. There is no provision for overtime, paid leave, holidays, leave due to sickness. Here employment is subject to high degree of insecurity. A large number of people doing small jobs such as selling on the street or doing repair work comes under the unorganized sector.

Due the these conditions of work, they need, protection on the following issues —
(a) Wages They are low and not regular. There is no provision for overtime, paid leave, etc.
(b) Safety Construction workers can get injured while working and they need to work under safe conditions
 
(c) Health Long working hours and unhygienic working environment affect the health of the workers adversely.