SOCIAL STIGMA ON WORK – FAMILY CONFLICTS (WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MARRIED EMPLOYEES IN THE GARMENT INDUSTRY OF SRI LANKA) (Published)
Family is very important part of the society. Family can be defined as “a group consisting of two parents and their children living together as a unit”. Work – family conflicts comes as a form of inter role conflict in which the role pressures from the work and family domains are mutually unsuitable in some respect. The objectives of the study are to find out the factors affecting to work – family as well as its’ significances and to recognize the group which is more affected work- family conflicts between non-management level and management level employees. A sample was 417of respondents. The tools of the study are percentage analysis, coefficient of correlation and univariate analysis. The social stigma is one of the issues in this industry. The variables of work – family conflicts were created less performances of workers in this industry and it’s a route of absenteeism and labor turnover within the industry. And, the work-family conflicts is one of the indirect issues for the lack of employment and closing the garment factories in Sri Lankan scenario.