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Coronavirus Outbreak: EPFO defers March dues payment till 15 May; provides relief to 6 lakh firms, 5 cr subscribers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: EPFO defers March dues payment till 15 May; provides relief to 6 lakh firms, 5 cr subscribers

Retirement fund body EPFO on Wednesday deferred payment of March contributions till 15 May to provide relief to 6 lakh firms and over 5 crore subscribers in the wake lockdown to contain COVID-19

'You want to escape by insulting north Indians': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Union minister Santosh Gangwar's remarks on unemployment
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'You want to escape by insulting north Indians': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Union minister Santosh Gangwar's remarks on unemployment

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed Union minister Santosh Gangwar for belittling North Indians.

Unemployment crisis in India: Why BJP's 2014 election manifesto promising jobs has remained only a political document
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Unemployment crisis in India: Why BJP's 2014 election manifesto promising jobs has remained only a political document

National 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

Govt expert committee bats for fixing need-based national minimum wage at Rs 375 per day
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Govt expert committee bats for fixing need-based national minimum wage at Rs 375 per day

Apart 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.

Union minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar asks states to ensure adequate creche facilities under Maternity Benefit Act
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Union minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar asks states to ensure adequate creche facilities under Maternity Benefit Act

The 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.

Centre's draft policy for domestic workers lacks teeth, fails to chart employee-employer relationship
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Centre's draft policy for domestic workers lacks teeth, fails to chart employee-employer relationship

At 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.

Government asks labour ministry to push only worker-friendly legislation ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Government asks labour ministry to push only worker-friendly legislation ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The 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

PMO okays labour ministry's Rs 2 lakh crore social security plan for 50 crore workers; will be rolled out in phases
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PMO okays labour ministry's Rs 2 lakh crore social security plan for 50 crore workers; will be rolled out in phases

The Narendra Modi-led government could roll out the social security scheme in the ongoing financial year, ahead of seeking re-election in 2019.

Govt working on universal social security scheme, aims to cover workers from informal sector
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Govt working on universal social security scheme, aims to cover workers from informal sector

The 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

Karnataka to come up with a policy to address the problem of IT layoffs
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Karnataka to come up with a policy to address the problem of IT layoffs

Kharge 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.

IT sector employees seek help from government to stop 'illegal' layoffs
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IT sector employees seek help from government to stop 'illegal' layoffs

The state government said it is contemplating legal aid to information technology sector employees after they called for action to stop "illegal" layoffs.

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya admits growth rate is not translating into more employment
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Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya admits growth rate is not translating into more employment

Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said that growth of the economy was not translating into more employment,

At least 11 Air India flights delayed as pilots call in sick
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At least 11 Air India flights delayed as pilots call in sick

Regulator DGCA is already investigating these delays - it wants to know if affected passengers are being compensated as per existing rules.