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Bank Holidays in May 2020: A complete list of the days banks will remain closed this month
India

Bank Holidays in May 2020: A complete list of the days banks will remain closed this month

In May, both public and private sector banks in India will remain shut on May Day (1 May), Buddha Purnima, and Eid-ul-Fitr, in addition to the weekly offs.

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
India

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living

Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.

On Labour Day, a look at the daily struggles of the people silently bolstering the Indian economy
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On Labour Day, a look at the daily struggles of the people silently bolstering the Indian economy

Over a period of three-and-a-half-years, journalist Sanket Jain has captured the lives of migrant labourers, potters, broom-makers, agricultural labourers, stone-workers, among others in a series of photographs. These images, from at least 10 different villages, look at their back-breaking occupations and capture some of the lighter moments in their lives.

Labour Day 2020: Why we celebrate International Workers' Day on 1 May, its history and significance
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Labour Day 2020: Why we celebrate International Workers' Day on 1 May, its history and significance

To honour the struggles and gains made by workers and labourers, the first day of May is observed as International Labour Day.

World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law
India

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
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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.

China's 996 work policy is causing a high rate of burn-out among its tech workers
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China's 996 work policy is causing a high rate of burn-out among its tech workers

China is overworking their tech employees to retain their 'tech giant' status and is causing serious health and mental illness.

Labour Day 2019: Massive historical feat that brought us 8-hour workdays is commemorated as International Worker's Day
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Labour Day 2019: Massive historical feat that brought us 8-hour workdays is commemorated as International Worker's Day

The genesis of International Labour Day or International Worker's Day wasin the labour union movement of the US in the 19th Century, when industrialists exploited labourers who protested against them.

Labour Day: How to find and use WhatsApp stickers to celebrate the occasion
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Labour Day: How to find and use WhatsApp stickers to celebrate the occasion

You can search Labour Day stickers, which will suggest you a whole list of sticker apps.

WHO report on pollution: It's time Indian govt revisited old economic policies, try the 'polluter pays' principle
India

WHO report on pollution: It's time Indian govt revisited old economic policies, try the 'polluter pays' principle

Following the World Health Organisation report, environmental activists will scream hoarse and kind hearts will make tut-tutting noises of frustration and concern, but it is time to land a hard kick for action right where it matters: economic policy.

Labour Day: Exploitation of Bengaluru's women workers in manufacturing shows perils of 'selective' development
India

Labour Day: Exploitation of Bengaluru's women workers in manufacturing shows perils of 'selective' development

The disproportionate focus on a small segment of Indians in technology & advanced manufacturing means issues concerning primary sector labour are often ignored.

Labour Day 2018: Google Doodle celebrates achievements of the working class on May Day
World

Labour Day 2018: Google Doodle celebrates achievements of the working class on May Day

Labour Day, an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers, with origins in the labour union movement, is being marked on Tuesday by the Google Doodle

Delhi labour department lacks manpower to implement AAP's 34% increment in minimum wages
Business

Delhi labour department lacks manpower to implement AAP's 34% increment in minimum wages

Though the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government has increased minimum wages by 34 percent, trade bodies reveal that the Department of Labour lacks adequate manpower to implement the same

Labour Day: PM Modi salutes spirit of workers, wishes Gujarat, Maharashtra on foundation day
India

Labour Day: PM Modi salutes spirit of workers, wishes Gujarat, Maharashtra on foundation day

International Labour Day, also known as Labour Day, is celebrated on May 1 and marks the victory of workers' movement

Mann Ki Baat, 30 April, 2017: Narendra Modi talks about VIP culture, says 'every person is important'
India

Mann Ki Baat, 30 April, 2017: Narendra Modi talks about VIP culture, says 'every person is important'

Addressing the people of India for the 31st time through his monthly radio show Mann ki baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke on several topics, which ranged from urging youngster to think out of the box to reiterating the government's resolve to end VIP culture in India.

MGNREGA workers in Jharkhand return 'meagre' pay hike to PM Modi
India

MGNREGA workers in Jharkhand return 'meagre' pay hike to PM Modi

As a mark of protest, MGNREGA workers in Manika block of Latehar have in separate envelopes returned their Rupees five "meagre" wage hike to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May Day.

Labour Day a tribute to workers who toiled to build India, says Rahul Gandhi
Politics

Labour Day a tribute to workers who toiled to build India, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to workers on the occasion of Labour Day saying that it was their hard work that has helped build the nation.

Happy May-Day! Google celebrates Labour Day with a tool-inspired doodle
India

Happy May-Day! Google celebrates Labour Day with a tool-inspired doodle

Log on to google.com and you will be greeted by a set of tools such as a pair of gloves, measuring tape, a wrench and rolls of insulating tape along with a few spare screws and nuts thrown in for good measure.