Beedi workers prefer to spend now than save

The workers who roll beedis in Bengaluru’s beedi colony are leaving the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme. Beedi workers would rather not have 10 percent of their salary deducted for the  Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme (EPFO). They say that they get paid less than the minimum wage and a 10 percent cut would mean tightening their […]

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