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Workplace Culture & Status of Women Construction Labourers: A case study in Kolkata, West Bengal

  title={Workplace Culture \& Status of Women Construction Labourers: A case study in Kolkata, West Bengal},
  author={Anu Rai and Ashis Sarkar},
A B S T R A C T The construction sector has the largest number of unorganized labourers in India next only to the agricultural sector, and women form almost half the workforce as unskilled labourers with no occupational mobility. Often they face serious problems/constraints related to work, viz., lack of continuity, insecurity, wage discrimination, gender and sexual harassment, unhealthy job relationship, lower wages, and poor job satisfaction. Despite these, construction industry… 
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