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Trade unions and India labor conundrum
airlines & aviation airline Catering & Foodservice Ground Handling Services 10. Maharashtra.017 Employees Revenue 10.Jet Airways Type Industry Headquarters Area served Key people Services Public Transportation Mumbai. Europe and North America Naresh Goyal.92 crore . Asia. India Africa.622. Founder &Chairman Nikos Kardassis.
employment off children 7 age • 1926.Flaws of Indian labor Laws • Labor knows only duties not rights • First factory act 1881.Industrial dispute act • 1970-Contract act (regulation & abolition) .Indian trade union act • 1947.
Situation • Sept 8. 09 around 650 pilots took a mass • • • • sick leave Protest against the mgt sacked two of its pilots for joining a union (NAG) Lasted for 5 days (8-12) Cancel 900 flights Aviation industries. employee. MNC & passengers suffered through it .
behavior like terrorist .Jet airways: a wrong take off • Formation of NAG • Termination of services just due to • • • • • active participation Not illegal.registered in LCO Labor commission in action But management not in favorable move Pilots Went on massive sick leave Goyal.
Continued to be on sick leave 2.other side 1. Pilots used loopholes of Indian labor laws .
effects • • • • • • Massive loss Less no. of passengers (23000to7500) Drop 30% ticket booking Lost 225.3cr Bad publicity Angry passengers .
lack of trust. .Is it time to modify labor law • Age old labor law frangible enough to • • • • • control the labor union Its Power to labor activity Not improving country economic health and labor statistics Depends on flexibility in labor market Laws overlaps many time Labor. jobless growth. political intervention.lost of work days.