More than 70% of farm workers are not unionised, study shows
Report recommends spreading awareness about the Basic Conditions of Employment Act among employers and employees
A study by the department of employment & labour has found that 77.7% of workers in the agricultural sector are not unionised, with 25% of the employees saying their salaries were decided solely by the employer.
The study was conducted nationwide between 2018 and 2019 and is titled “An Investigation into Agricultural Work: A Decent Work Approach”. It sampled 4,055 employees and 210 employers, and its response rate was 86%...