256 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The book ia all about the working conditions of contract labourers in the engineering industries with special reference to motor and pump industries in Coimbatore district. This study examines the existing working conditions and offers developmental approach to the contract labourers’ affairs. Nowadays, in almost all the fields, in all kinds of organization the work done through contract is inevitable. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), more workers are possibly involved in the urban informal sector than in the agricultural sector, because of the fast growing migration into the cities and the decentralization of production units. Today the world is in a phase of transition in terms of integration of economic activities on a global scale. The interface of social change for economic development has been universally accepted. this book will explain all the key determinants of contract labourers and the benefits that they deserve.