COVID-19 pandemic will force 1.8 crore Indians to find a new occupation by 2030, says McKinsey report
The long-term effects of the virus may reduce the number of low-wage jobs available, which previously served as a safety net for displaced workers, the report added
UPSESSB scraps recruitment process to fill 15,508 posts of trained graduate, postgraduate teachers in Uttar Pradesh
The UPSESSB deputy secretary Naval Kishore said that the board will be releasing a fresh recruitment advertisement to fill the vacant posts after addressing all legal issues. Candidates who have already applied will not be required to register again
Narendra Modi calls Tejashwi Yadav 'jungle raj ke yuvraaj', terms his promise of 10 lakh jobs 'hawa hawai'
Addressing multiple rallies in Bihar, as 71 seats vote in phase one of the Assembly election, the prime minister cautioned against voting for the RJD and batted for Nitish Kumar-led NDA alliance
The DMK leader said contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertions, "education will not be available to all" if the NEP is implemented
H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers; presence of foreign workforce boost employment: Report
The H-1B visa-holders, a majority of them Indian IT professionals, do not adversely affect Americans, according to new research, which also suggests that the presence of foreign workforce having such visas boost employment among other workers in an occupation
The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Ira Singhal on fighting discrimination against disability, enabling others
In this episode of Women In Labour, Ira Singhal talks about how she was prevented from joining the civil services because of discrimination against her disability. She contested the case, and then went on to earn the highest score in the country for the civil service exam. Today, she serves in the country’s Indian Administrative Services (IAS).
The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Sairee Chahal on paving new ways of networking, creating work opportunities
In this episode of Women In Labour, Sairee Chahal, founder of Sheroes, a women-only social network, discusses the many ways in which leveraging shared platforms and community networks can open up the future of work to India's aspirational women.
Nirmala Sitharaman launches INR-USD futures and options contracts on BSE, NSE; economic activity, employment to rise
The launch of INR-USD contracts at the exchanges in GIFT-IFSC is a step in this direction.
The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Gulesh Chauhan, one of Uber India's top rated drivers, on the challenges and triumphs she faced
In this episode of Women in Labour, Gulesh Chauhan talks about how she struggled to keep her family afloat after the untimely demise of her husband. An unlikely lifeline, working with Uber as a full-time driver, led her down the road to recovery.
In this episode of Women in Labour, Devika Kher breaks down the u-curve, one of the most important theories to understand the drop in women's participation in the workforce, in less than 30 minutes.
In this episode of Women In Labour, filmmaker Paromita Vohra talks about adopting a narrative that is independent of the patriarchy. She also stresses on women deciding for themselves as to who they are and who they want to be.
In this episode of Women In Labour, Anant Ahuja, Head of Organisational Development at Shahi Exports talks about how the well-being of female workers lies at the heart of successful businesses. He believes in making workspaces work for women — not the other way around.
A record 26 million Americans likely sought unemployment benefits over the last five weeks, confirming that all the jobs created during the longest employment boom in US history were wiped out in about a month as the novel coronavirus savages the economy
In this episode of Women In Labour, Aditi Mittal along with guest host Nandita Gupta, speaks to two Delhi-based sisters-in-law, Khushboo and Pooja about the importance of creches for working mothers.
Include 'transgender' as separate category in job application forms: Centre directs ministries and departments
All the departments in the central government have been asked to include "transgender" as a separate category of gender for recruitment in civil services and other central government posts.
EPFO has been releasing the payroll data or new subscribers data since April 2018, covering a period starting from September 2017.
In this episode of Women in Labour, former editor of India Today Magazine, author, wife, and mother of two boys Kaveree Bamzai makes the case that mothers should actively make time for the things that bring them joy — without letting guilt creep in.
The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Dr Deepa Narayan on unlearning deference to men, breaking the cycle of silence
In this episode, Dr Deepa Narayan explores women’s learned habits, pleasing behaviours and deference to men, which feed a vicious cycle of silence. She encourages women to make themselves heard, even in the face of a society that constantly yells 'Chup!'
The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: US Marine Corps veteran Anuradha Bhagwati on battling sexism, harassment
In this episode of Women in Labour, Marine Corps veteran, activist and award-winning author, Anuradha Bhagwati talks about growing up brown and queer in 1970s America and navigating the toughest branch of the US military.
The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Dr Ashwini Deshpande decodes impediments to female labour force participation in India
In this episode of Women in Labour, Dr Ashwini Deshpande simplifies some of the jargon to get straight to the heart of the matter — why are women in the country falling out of work?