Not all the 3,300-odd workers are ghost workers. The BBMP Guttige Pourakarmikara Sangha said that the list includes a subset of workers who have actually worked for many years but are now deemed to have worked for less than a year for want of PF and ESI documents, which were botched up by contractors. “We want their interests to be protected, and demand that all ghost workers be weeded out,” said Clifton D’Rozario. Sarfaraz Khan concurred and said that a small group of genuine workers have been given a short shrift.
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