Universally-accepted labour laws and guidelines aimed at governing service sectors across the globe play an essential role in ensuring that the rights of workers and labourers are not marred by profit-oriented company policies. With the rise of industrialization, the labour class was exploited and often had to work for 15 hours a day.
In India, May Day was first celebrated in Chennai on 1 May, 1923 following an initiative by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan.
May Day is not a bank holiday in the United Kingdom unless it falls on a Monday, otherwise the first Monday following it is usually observed.
But May Day also coincides with International Workers' Day, which is tied up in the history of unions, and of the fight for the improvement of workers' rights. On May 1, 1886, the working class in the U.S. challenged their 16-hour workday as it was unsafe and fatal and demanded that workers should not be asked to work for more than 8 hours a day.
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Labour and traders organizations have chalked out special programmes to highlight the significance of the day. In North India, Labour Day is mostly not given its previous importance as a holiday now. This day is a special occasion when people worldwide celebrate the true spirit of the working class.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said that social Security of unorganized sector workers is the top most priority of his ministry. However, these benefits are still not available to workers in the informal sector even today. He added that the government remains sensitive towards the plight of the Nepali youths forced to risk lives in an unknown foreign land and engage in hard labour. Since 2014, the overall allocation for the Labour and Employment Ministry has seen an upward trend. Share it with us in comments.