International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part K (2016)
A sociological study on the economic challenges of saw mill labourers
The working condition of saw mill labourers at workplace is not satisfactory in India. Saw mill labourers are always in frustration and motivation level of workers is not good. Now a day’s saw mill labourers facing problems related to their occupation. Socio-economic problems are the main challenges faced by them. The research paper presents the qualitative analysis of Economic challenges of saw mill labourers. A study was carried out with the sample of 25 saw mills in Hassan city of Hassan district of Karnataka state. For this study, qualitative method was used. The analysis has been done on the basis of in-depth interviews with those who are saw mill labourers in Hassan city. For this study, data was collected from 100 saw mill labourers by using simple random sampling. The present paper aims to find out the economic challenges of saw mill labourers. The main findings of the study shown that some economic challenges of saw mill labourers likewise, working overtime, inadequate salary, housing problems, lack of Holidays, lack of bonus, no labour organization, negligence of labour department, lack of occupational stability, no pension facility, lack of loan facility, lack of accidental remedies by owners and dissatisfaction with fulfilling the family needs.
How to cite this article:
Kavya CN. A sociological study on the economic challenges of saw mill labourers. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(2): 679-681.