Labour statistics

Statistical half-truths

Print edition : November 14, 2014

Workers at a Metro Rail station that is being built in Chennai. In the case of industrial disputes, the poor coverage of the services sector or the construction sector and the rich coverage of the plantations and manufacturing sectors could and do affect their dispute proneness. Photo: K. Pichumani

The relevance of labour statistics is seriously undermined by the dominant neoliberal ideology which seeks to cover up and even shut out any evidence questioning its legitimacy.
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