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Globalisation: The Impact on Port and Dock Workers in India

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dc.contributor.author Noronha, Ernesto
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-24T09:51:51Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-24T09:51:51Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2259/308
dc.description The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol 46, No. 4, 2003. en_US
dc.description.abstract By the 1970s, countries all over the world started reviewing their policies that stressed on demand-driven economic growth and state-let import substitution. In order to avoid economic and political marginalisation, the less developed countries (LDCs) also opened up their economies. These developments have had profound implications for the workers of ports and docks. Recently, there has been a move to re-organise teh port trusts. Corporation is seen as a first step towards privatising ports and improving their effeciveness and profitability. Notwithstanding this, private sector participation already covers some areas. Unions in the ports are trying to grapple with the issue of privatisatoin, sub-contracting, a ban on permanent employment an increase in the use of contract workers. The unions have rejected some of the Indian Ports Association's (IPA) recommendations with respect to the manning of scales, interchangeability, over-time and productivity linked bonuses. nonetheless, it rema... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher The Indian Journal of Labour Economics en_US
dc.subject Globalisation en_US
dc.subject Globalization en_US
dc.subject Dock Workers en_US
dc.subject Port Workers en_US
dc.title Globalisation: The Impact on Port and Dock Workers in India en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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