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Jun 30, 2018
Amendment to Maternity Benefits Act is a case of good intentions backfiring, ends up disincentivising hiring of womenThe Amendment to the Maternity Benefits Act disincentivises companies from hiring more women, leading to a reduction in the labour force participation of women.
May 15, 2018
Job market brightens up: Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India, says ILOILO said that in countries such as Denmark, Estonia, France and Germany, as well as in India, South Korea, the Philippines and South Africa, a number of environmental policies and national development strategies make reference to skills development for the green transition.
May 11, 2018
Despite govt promises of 'fundamental labour changes,' Qatar workers struggle with same old problemsQatar has come under huge pressure over its treatment of workers since winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup
May 03, 2018
Over 68% of Asia-Pacific's workforce makes a living in informal economy, says International Labour Organisation1.3 billion people of the employed population in the Asia-Pacific make their living in the informal economy, says the International Labour Organisation.
Mar 12, 2018
NPA issue: Telecom, power sectors have contributed more than anything else, says P ChidambaramChidambaram dismissed the CAG report on telecom as a 'gross exaggeration' and said it focused on a few cases.
Mar 07, 2018
International Labour Organisation projects India's unemployment at 18.6 million in 2018: GovtThe International Labour Organisation (ILO) has projected unemployment in India at 18.6 million in 2018, higher than 18.3 million in 2017 in its report, Parliament was informed on Wednesday
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.
May 04, 2017
Amid NITI Aayog's push for a gender-balanced labour force, rising incomes push women out of workRising income levels and stability in families are disincentivising women from joining the labour force, according to Reassessing Patterns of Female Labor Force Participation in India, a March 2017 report by the World Bank.
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