This special day was first observed in 2002 by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), a United Nations agency
World Teachers' Day 2020: UN chief thanks educators for 'crucial role'; 'teachers leading in crisis' is this year's theme
The day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 International Labour Organization and UNESCO recommendation, which sets benchmarks regarding the responsibilities and rights of teachers as well as standards for their preparation and further education, recruitment, employment
Qatar also has adopted a minimum monthly wage of 1,000 Qatari riyals (USD 275) for workers, the ILO said.
Coronavirus Updates:Subject to the direction of the competent authority, only a limited category/number of matters for final hearing may be listed for physical hearing, the SC registry said in a letter to the Supreme Court Advocates on Record Associatio
In post-COVID world, rethinking livelihoods and laws necessary to help informal sector cope with new norm
With limited laws and policies governing them, informal workers are often left at the mercy of their employers.
Coronavirus Updates: Amit Shah tells Delhi, Haryana, UP CMs to increase rapid antigen testing to reduce transmission rate
Coronavirus Updates: RJD MLA Shahnawaz Alam has tested positive for COVID-19, the fourth legislator in Bihar to have contracted the disease.
Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown
Ten central trade unions on Friday held protests across the country to oppose suspension and tweaking of labour laws by states
Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown
Ten central trade unions on Friday gave a call for a nationwide strike on 22 May to protest against the suspension of labour laws by some states during the lockdown period, and also decided to take the matter to International Labour Organization (ILO)
Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension; seek immediate relief to stranded workers
While Uttar Pradesh suspended major labour laws, Madhya Pradesh has tweaked some rules amid the lockdown to spur economic activities.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 1.25 bn jobs at stake; Asia-Pacific region to see greatest loss in work hours, says ILO
Over 1.25 billion workers are seeing their livelihoods threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning it was the "worst global crisis" since World War II.
Global job losses could exceed 25 mn, much more than estimated by UN days ago; US jobless claims surge to record levels
The International Labour Organization, a UN agency, had estimated a week ago that, based on different scenarios for the impact of the pandemic on growth, the global ranks of the jobless would rise by between 5.3 million and 24.7 million.
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in India and few other large emerging countries may gain some momentum this year after the global economy recorded its lowest growth of 2.3 percent in 2019 due to prolonged trade disputes, a UN study said
Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribal groups particularly vulnerable to bonded labour, strict enforcement needed to prevent exploitation
People from Scheduled Tribes in rural areas are often lured with petty sums to work in labour-intensive units, and then treated like cattle.
World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law
World Day Against Child Labour 2019: In India, 12 percent of all children are engaged in some form of child labour, according to a 2017 UNICEF report.
World Day Against Child Labour 2019 today: 'Children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams' is ILO's theme this year
The World Day Against Child Labour, introduced by the International Labour Organisation in 2002, is observed every year on 12 June to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide.
12-hour work day: Millions of Indians regard as normal what Alibaba chief Jack Ma asked of his employees
Today, the eight-hour work day remains elusive, particularly for Asians. An ILO study in 2018 showed that in South Asia and East Asia on an average, workers are putting in 46 hours a week.
Increasing exports can lead to better jobs, higher wages in India; male workers to be main beneficiaries: World Bank-ILO report
Increasing exports would boost the average wages, according to the report titled 'Exports to Jobs: Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia'.
The Global Wage Report 2018/19 said that all emerging G20 countries, except Mexico, experienced significant positive growth in average real wages between 2008 and 2017.