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Ramesh writes to Odisha CM over delay in wages of MGNREGS workers

Jan 10, 2014

Ramesh writes to Odisha CM over delay in wages of MGNREGS workers

"Recent news accounts in national dailies and state reviews have highlighted the plight of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) workers on the issue of delay in wage payment," the letter from Ramesh addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said. #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Naveen Patnaik #Odisha #MGNREGS #delay in wages

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Devyani case: India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

Jan 15, 2014

Devyani case: India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

India needs to develop a culture of "I am not turning my other cheek, I am not ignoring your aggression, I am instead going to punch your nose, bash your head, break your knees, etc. whatever it takes for you to NEVER EVER mess with me again." #India #US #Visa fraud #Wages #LetterstoFP #diplomat #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #Wayne May #Alicia Mueller May
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Dec 18, 2013

Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

As an American citizen I find it deplorable that the worker, Mrs Richard, has been cast as a criminal for merely demanding the wages due her by US law. #Employment #USA #Labour laws #Devyani Khobragade #Mathew Brinkley #wage laws #unfair treatment
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Sep 30, 2014

Bypassing City Council, de Blasio expands living wage law to thousands more workers with executive order

Bypassing the City Council, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order on Tuesday expanding the living wage law to cover thousands of more workers and raising the hourly wage from $11.90 to $13.13 for those without benefits...
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Oct 01, 2014

France faces hefty spending cuts

France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion euro (£16.3 billion) cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits. Presenting the 2015 budget, finance minister Michel Sapin ...
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Sep 30, 2014

Bill de Blasio, Adam Smith and the Living Wage Movement

"It is but equity that they who feed, clothe, and lodge the whole body of the people, should have such a share of the produce of their own labour as to be themselves tolerably well fed, clothed and lodged." -- Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations Don't let ...