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Dec 02, 2018
International Day for Abolition of Slavery 2018: Unabashed forms of modern-day slavery continue to be practiced world overAlthough slavery in its “traditional” form may not be prevalent (too evidently) today, there are over 40 million people globally who are still victims of modern slavery.
Nov 27, 2018
India had highest average real wage growth in South Asia in 2008-17, says ILO reportThe 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.
Aug 20, 2018
International Labour Organisation for stronger implementation of wage law in India; cites low pay, inequalityILO's India Wage Report said that the country's economy in the past two decades has seen an annual average GDP rate of 7 percent but low pay and inequality persist
Aug 12, 2018
Congress asks Narendra Modi not to 'hoodwink' country on jobs, says govt has no major achievement to show for itselfCongress accused Narendra Modi of hoodwinking the country by playing with statistics on job creation. Spokesperson Pawan khera said prime minister wanted people to believe that its failures are the "achhe din"
Jul 12, 2018
India's transition to green economy could create three million new jobs by 2030, says ILO reportIf 40 percent of India' s electricity comes from renewables by 2030 (from 7.5 percent in February 2018), the country could add about three million new jobs.
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.
Jun 05, 2018
Indian women earn less than men even if equally qualified, says report; India 108th on gender equality rankingsWomen in India earn less than men even if they have the same educational qualifications, data from a recent government report shows.
May 24, 2018
Centre's draft policy for domestic workers lacks teeth, fails to chart employee-employer relationshipAt this point, it is imperative to look at domestic workers as a sector that cuts through several issues like caste and class divides and discrimination.
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 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.