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Jan 30, 2018
Narendra Modi's '7 million jobs' speech: Relying on EPF data alone paints incorrect picture of employment in IndiaCritics have argued that while the study quoted by Modi is a good starting point, EPF data alone does not account for jobs lost after GST, demonetisation.
Oct 27, 2017
Qatar steps up efforts to protect migrant workers' rights, but activists are not celebrating just yetThe Qatari government is initiating wide-ranging reforms in its labour system to protect and respect migrant workers’ rights. Migrant workers constitute 88 percent of the population there.
Jun 17, 2017
Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi wants US to take leadership in elimination of child labourThe US should take the leadership in elimination of child labour globally, Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi appealed to American lawmakers and activists
Jun 14, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi lauds govt for ratifying ILO conventions to combat child labour and traffickingIndia on Tuesday ratified the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 182 on the worst forms of child labour.
Jun 13, 2017
India ratifies six core ILO conventions to fight child trafficking, debt bondageIndia on Tuesday ratified core International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions 138 and 182 on child labour to fight against the menace and achieve the objective of child labour-free nation.
May 11, 2017
Child grooming: India must take measures to protect children from online sexual abuseA unique feature of child grooming which takes place on the internet is the relative ease with which groomers are able to operate and gain a child’s trust online.
Mar 20, 2017
Maternity Benefit Bill 2016: Rajya Sabha approves a technical amendmentThe Rajya Sabha on Monday approved the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016.
Mar 10, 2017
Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeksThe Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.
Nov 21, 2016
More than 2.4 lakh Pakistani workers deported between 2012-2015, says ILO reportA new report by International Labour Organisation shows an increase in deportation of Pakistani workers from around the world between 2012 and 2015
Jun 12, 2016
#WorldDayAgainstChildLabour: Here's why we should be worriedThe United Nations observe World day Against child labour on 12 June every year to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them.