A Day Laborer

A day laborer is a person who works all day long for earning his living. He is a common figure in our society. He and his family depend on his daily income. Day labor is work done where the worker is hired and paid one day at a time, with no promise that more work will be available in the future. It is a form of contingent work. A day laborer gets up early in the morning and goes out for work depending only on his manual labor. He does different types of jobs such as carrying bricks, wood, stones, mud and digging ponds, constructing of roads, buildings, etc. He builds our buildings, industries, bridges and thus he serves our country. Though he works all day long, his income condition is miserable. If he cannot earn a day his family is to starve. He feels happy when he earns the needful amount but becomes sad when he finds no work to do or gets physically ill. In harvesting season his work is in great demand and he can earn more. Then he can meet the bare necessaries of his life with his additional income. But in the leisure period, when there is not much work for him, his conditions become worse. The life of a day laborer is full of sorrows and sufferings. He can hardly enjoy peace and happiness. In all weathers good and bad he works hard all day long and earns his livelihood the sweat of his brow. Though the service of a day laborer is of great importance, he is very much neglected. So pragmatic steps should be taken immediately to ensure jobs and shelter for this poorest of our population.