COVID-19 crisis brought into sharp focus the precarious conditions of gig workers. How can the gig economy be regulated to ensure fair work conditions? Tune into a discussion by Citizen Matters and Vidhi Legal.
Neighbourhood shops selling essentials have stayed open during lockdown, but even they have suffered severe losses. Disrupted supply chain, extremely low footfalls, lack of movement passes and home delivery staff meant they have a long road to recovery.
Over four lakh garment factory workers in Bengaluru face uncertainty as managements are unwilling to pay their wages until the lockdown ends. Managements say they need a stimulus package from the government so as to pay wages in April.