Meaning and Definition:
"Mobility of labor refers to movement of labor from one place
to another or changing of profession or status or grade".
of labor is of five types.
Geographical mobility. It means the movement of labor from
mobility. Horizontal mobility of labor is from one Job to
another having similar status or
salary in the same or some other profession.
Vertical mobility. It is the movement of worker from a
junior position to a senior position.
If refers to the change of profession by a worker
for higher status or income.
(v) Social mobility.
It is the movement of worker from one social class to
another e.g., the daughter of a labor
becomes a doctor.
Factors Promoting Mobility of Labor:
factors which promote mobility of labor are:
Increase in wages.
(ii) Better conditions of work.
urge to make progress in life.
(iv) peace and security.
Better means of communication and transport.
(vi) Quality of
(vii) Development projects.
to Mobility of Labor:
The main hindrances or
obstacles to mobility of labor are as under:
(ii) Unfavorable climatic conditions.
(iv) Language barrier.
(v) Restrictions imposed by
(vii) Ethnic disturbances.