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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.
May 02, 2018
India's unemployment crisis: 1.3 million youth need jobs every month, eight million a year, says World Bank reportMore than 8 million jobs are needed each year to keep India's employment rate constant, as its working-age population is increasing by 1.3 million per month
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
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.