Royal Commission on Labour in India: Report(1929)||
Reference has already been made to the striking disparity in the wage rates operating in an industry situated in the same locality, as indicated by the Bombay Wage Census. In India in some industries there are already varying degrees of organisation among the workers and this may be expected to increase. So far as the workers employed in some of the leading industries are concerned, the main need would appear to be the adoption of common standards of payment for similar classes of work. We are satisfied that a larger measure of uniformity can be achieved in certain industries without prejudice to their economic position and, at the same time, a higher wage level can be secured to some of the lowest paid classes.