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Apr 17, 2019
12-hour work day: Millions of Indians regard as normal what Alibaba chief Jack Ma asked of his employeesToday, 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.
Feb 15, 2019
Govt expert committee bats for fixing need-based national minimum wage at Rs 375 per dayApart from proposing the level of a single national minimum wage at an all-India level, the report also estimated and recommended different national minimum wages for different geographical region.
Jan 09, 2019
One dead, 50 injured in Bangladesh garment workers strike after police use tear gas, water cannons to disperse protestorsBangladesh is the world's second-largest garment maker after China. But despite the industry's role in transforming the impoverished nation into a major manufacturing hub, garment workers are some of the lowest paid in the world.
Dec 13, 2018
In France's Yellow Vest protests, President Emmanuel Macron faces a problem without a defined purpose or prescriptionAny discussion with the Yellow Vest protesters, runs into a further problem. Who, if anyone, would be the chief interlocutor? The Yellow Vests are neither a party nor an organised movement but a structureless, sudden materialisation of groups mobilised through social media.
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.
Oct 02, 2018
Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 per hour for US workers urging rivals to followWith raising its minimum wage to $15, Amazon is seeking to head off criticism of working conditions.
Sep 07, 2018
What does it take to get a decent raise in the US job market? The answer's straightforward - quit your jobDespite one of the best job markets in decades, workers across the U.S. economy are struggling with a common frustration: What does it take to finally get a decent raise?
Sep 05, 2018
Farmers and labourers hold mega rally in Delhi, warn Modi govt will pay 'heavy price' for 'anti-people' policiesOrganisers of the rally claimed nearly 1.5 lakh farmers and labourers from at least 23 states have participated in the protests in Delhi, marching from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street.
May 11, 2018
Despite govt promises of 'fundamental labour changes,' Qatar workers struggle with same old problemsQatar has come under huge pressure over its treatment of workers since winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup
May 08, 2018
Railway employees to go on 72-hour relay hunger strike against non-implementation of 7th Pay CommissionThe All India Railwaymen’s Federation said despite several meetings with leaders of the central government organisations and Home Minister, Finance Minister, Railway Minister and Minister of State for Railways, no decision has been taken yet