Backstory - The Indian Dayworkers - Photo

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UploadedAugust 15, 2011
TakenNovember 2, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D200
Exposure1/1250 sec at f/3.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length25 mm

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Local Indian men are cutting stone on the outskirts of Jaipur, India.

Working conditions and salaries in India are different from the ones in western countries. In this photo by Kristian Bertel he has portrayed the dayworkers in India. The official work week in India runs from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 6pm each day. In reality, overtime is the norm and most local companies do not compensate their workers for it. The Indian work culture is immensely diverse. There are major differences depending on whether you work for small, local companies, for big Indian corporations or for international companies. Business practices also vary between regions.

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