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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.
Oct 30, 2018
Uber goes to British court today to defend business model over UK worker rights; CEO says will preserve flexibility of contractsRights at firms such as Uber, fellow taxi service Addison Lee and food courier Deliveroo have risen up the political agenda in Britain as more people work for companies without fixed hours or a guaranteed income.
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 05, 2018
Delhi High Court verdict on minimum wage will put workers under financial stress, says Arvind KejriwalA day after the Delhi High Court cancelled AAP govt's notification on minimum wages, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the ruling will put a huge financial stress on workers.
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
Sep 27, 2017
Govt to set up advisory board to fix national minimum wagesCentre has not fixed a National Minimum Wage for all employees as yet and reports appearing on Rs 18,000 per month minimum wage for employees are "incorrect"
Jul 27, 2017
Cabinet clears minimum wage code Bill, to benefit over 4 cr employeesThe bill seeks to empower the Centre to set a minimum wage across all sectors in the country and states will have to maintain that.
Jul 03, 2017
Delhi labour department lacks manpower to implement AAP's 34% increment in minimum wagesThough 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
Feb 25, 2017
AAP govt approves around 37% hike in minimum wages for Delhi workersThe Delhi government on Saturday approved an around 37 percent hike in the minimum wages for unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled persons in the national capital.
Sep 02, 2016
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung returns AAP govt's file on hiking minimum wages citing 'errors'Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had returned the Delhi government's file on hiking minimum wages in the city – highlighting the escalating tension between the two sides.