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For gig workers, labour rights and benefits remain elusive in India

Workers are looking to the Budget to ensure that the promises made to protect their labour rights are finally implemented

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gig economy | labour market | Indian Economy

Sarthak Choudhury  |  New Delhi 



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Budget 2021 had promised several measures to help the cause of gig workers. But even after a year, gig workers continue to be without any social security cover or a minimum wage guarantee | Photo: Reuters

The recent protests by employees of Urban Company and the case of a a Zomato delivery executive who died in a road accident point to the severely straitened condition of gig workers during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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First Published: Tue, February 01 2022. 06:04 IST

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