Interpreting Industrial Disputes in India: A study with special reference to the garment Industry
Rathnamma R, Dr. T Rajendra Prasad
This paper examines determinants of industrial disputes in Indian garment industry. Industrial disputes are a problem at different levels. They cause production loss, discourage investment and thereby eventually slowdown economic growth. There is a drastic reduction in the number of industrial disputes and the workhours lost due to disputes in Indian garment industry currently. The paper explores and shows that the female presence in the labour force is one of the factors instrumental in significantly reducing the number of strikes and lockouts.