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Volume : II, Issue : II, March - 2012

A Sociological Profile of Hotel Workers: A Case Study of Gulbarga City

B.N. Singh AND Hanumanthayya

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

Workers working in Unorganized sector are facing lot of problems. As such, workers working in Hotels are also have many of the socio-economic problems. To analyze the sociological problems of the hotel workers the present study was made in Gulbarga city using interview based survey covering 80 workers working in Hotels. The study highlighted that many of the minors are working in the hotels, where there is unhygienic environment is there. The problems of the hotel workers include the lower wages, more working hours, employers' exploitation, and surprisingly, majority of the respondents are from poor families and a few are orphans. People from Other backward castes and Lingayats dominated as hotel workers, as they do not have education and any of the government facilities. Hence, it suggested to empower the hotel workers by formulating the welfare policies.

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B.N. Singh AND Hanumanthayya, (2012). A Sociological Profile of Hotel Workers: A Case Study of Gulbarga City. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue. II, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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