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Feb 21, 2019
Unemployment crisis in India: Why BJP's 2014 election manifesto promising jobs has remained only a political documentNational Sample Survey Office (NSSO), a central agency tasked with carrying out large-scale surveys, has found unemployment in the country at a 45-year high of 6.1 percent in a recent report
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.
Jul 15, 2018
Union minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar asks states to ensure adequate creche facilities under Maternity Benefit ActThe official conceded that the compliance rate with regard to the creche facilities remains low and the states can only be nudged by the Central government.
May 24, 2018
Centre's draft policy for domestic workers lacks teeth, fails to chart employee-employer relationshipAt this point, it is imperative to look at domestic workers as a sector that cuts through several issues like caste and class divides and discrimination.
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
Apr 23, 2018
PMO okays labour ministry's Rs 2 lakh crore social security plan for 50 crore workers; will be rolled out in phasesThe Narendra Modi-led government could roll out the social security scheme in the ongoing financial year, ahead of seeking re-election in 2019.
Jan 08, 2018
Govt working on universal social security scheme, aims to cover workers from informal sectorThe government of India is working on the draft of a new social security scheme that would offer a safety cover all workers including those from the informal sector
Jun 13, 2017
Karnataka to come up with a policy to address the problem of IT layoffsKharge had said he would take up any demand for formation of trade unions in information technology sector for discussion if the workers bring it to the notice of the state government.
Jun 06, 2017
IT sector employees seek help from government to stop 'illegal' layoffsThe state government said it is contemplating legal aid to information technology sector employees after they called for action to stop "illegal" layoffs.
May 31, 2017
Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya admits growth rate is not translating into more employmentUnion Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said that growth of the economy was not translating into more employment,