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Sep 12, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Abysmal wages, ineffective labour unions leave tribal tea garden workers high and dryIt has been 71 years since Independence. Yet, little has changed for tea garden workers, and, in a sense, they are yet to taste real freedom.
Jul 04, 2019
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Jun 17, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Trade Unions demand Rs 6,000 minimum pension, Rs 20,000 minimum wagesRepresentatives of trade unions on Saturday pressed the government to raise the minimum wage to Rs 20,000, provide 200 days of assured work under the rural employment guarantee scheme and ensure minimum monthly pension of Rs 6,000
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.