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May 04, 2019
In mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, factory employees and farmers are uniting to fight Centre's 'anti-worker' policiesIn Chhattisgarh, where voting has concluded for all the 11 Lok Sabha seats, political parties weren't the only ones reaching out to the electorate. Trade unions did their own outreach.
Apr 30, 2019
Labour Day 2019: Not just vanishing private investments, high cost of labour too is killing India's job marketThere is no major mention of labour reforms in the BJP manifesto, even the Congress manifesto which speaks GST reforms and job creation has paid no significant attention to labour law reforms
Jan 07, 2019
CMIE data shows 11 mn jobs lost in 2018: Labour reforms need of the hour, but no political party is serious about itAccording to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), job losses, and the number of unemployed people in the country have been steadily rising
Jan 02, 2019
Delhi labour dept issues advisory to implement Minimum Wages Act, but experts say paucity of inspectors makes it impossibleThe minimum wages to be paid to labourers was increased by 34 percent, by a notification issued by the Government of Delhi last year. At present, unskilled labourers are entitled to a minimum wage of Rs 14,000 per month, semi-skilled labourers, Rs 15,400 per month, and skilled labourers, Rs 16,962.
Dec 24, 2018
NITI Aayog's strategy paper is a collection of worn-out homilies; means nothing without land and labour reformsAt a time when the cost of land has quadrupled over the past five years, the Strategy fails to present fresh thinking on land acquisition.
May 19, 2018
Qatar migrant crisis: Despite progressive labour laws, over 600 stranded Indian workers continue to face rights abusesOver 600 Indian workers stranded in Qatar, fighting poverty, hunger and ailment, are gradually losing hope that they will ever make it to their homeland.
May 11, 2018
Karnataka Assembly polls: State has India's second lowest unemployment rate, lags on women's empowermentKarnataka has amongst India's best economic and child health outcomes, but women’s empowerment lags some of India’s poorest states, data shows.
May 01, 2018
Government asks labour ministry to push only worker-friendly legislation ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha pollsThe Ministry of Labour and Employment has reportedly been asked by the government to accelerate the passage of workers-friendly legislations and hold back those that could be seen as anti-labour
Mar 08, 2018
Apple's annual audit reveals serious violations of its labour and environmental policies for some suppliersApple found a higher number of serious violations of its labour and environmental policies for suppliers
Feb 22, 2018
Google sued by former employee for allegedly firing him over pro-diversity postsIn his lawsuit filed in a California court, Damore said that Google "ostracised, belittled and punished" him and a fellow plaintiff.