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Coronavirus Outbreak: Amitabh Bachchan arranges flights for 500 migrants travelling to Varanasi
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Amitabh Bachchan arranges flights for 500 migrants travelling to Varanasi

Amitabh Bachchan was reportedly moved by the plight of the migrant workers amid the coronavirus lockdown and decided to help them

Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown
Business

Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown

Ten central trade unions on Friday held protests across the country to oppose suspension and tweaking of labour laws by states

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMPPA issues statement asking members to clear film technicians, workers’ dues during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMPPA issues statement asking members to clear film technicians, workers’ dues during lockdown

"All members are requested to do the needful and pay the dues of their employees, workers, artists and technicians as soon as possible to enable them to survive with dignity in these difficult times," said IMPPA.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt's fiscal stimulus package 'hopelessly inadequate', says P Chidambaram
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt's fiscal stimulus package 'hopelessly inadequate', says P Chidambaram

The Congress on Monday said the fiscal stimulus package announced by the government is "hopelessly inadequate" given the gravity of the economic crisis as it amounts to only Rs 1.86 crore, which is 0.91 percent of the GDP

Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown
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Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown

Ten central trade unions on Friday gave a call for a nationwide strike on 22 May to protest against the suspension of labour laws by some states during the lockdown period, and also decided to take the matter to International Labour Organization (ILO)

Industrial units face multiple challenges to resume operations despite relaxations in lockdown norms: FIEO
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Industrial units face multiple challenges to resume operations despite relaxations in lockdown norms: FIEO

The revised guidelines require the stay of workers to be within the premises or in the adjacent building or requires their transportation in a dedicated vehicle.

Lockdown impact: With loaders, workers leaving cities, shipment transportation stuck at ports; some firms introduce solutions
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Lockdown impact: With loaders, workers leaving cities, shipment transportation stuck at ports; some firms introduce solutions

Ever since the lockdown was announced on 24 March only 5 percent of around 90 lakh trucks across India are plying on the roads due to shortage of drivers and labourers at loading and unloading points

Coronavirus Outbreak: Migrant workers in Kerala say lockdown has made life difficult for them
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Migrant workers in Kerala say lockdown has made life difficult for them

As the nation-wide lockdown entered the third day, life for migrant workers in various parts of Kerala, with no wages, is an uphill task

Coronavirus: AITUC asks govt to provide financial aid to businesses, daily wagers during lockdown
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Coronavirus: AITUC asks govt to provide financial aid to businesses, daily wagers during lockdown

A central trade union on Monday asked the government to provide financial assistance to compensate businesses and people, particularly daily wagers, during the complete lockdown in view of COVID-19 outbreak

Bharat bandh on 8 January: Trade unions claim around 25 cr people likely to participate in nationwide strike
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Bharat bandh on 8 January: Trade unions claim around 25 cr people likely to participate in nationwide strike

Ten central trade unions on Monday said around 25 crore people will participate in a nationwide strike on 8 January to protest against the government's "anti-people" policies

Trade unions to go ahead with 8 January general strike to protest against anti-labour policies of govt
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Trade unions to go ahead with 8 January general strike to protest against anti-labour policies of govt

A day after meeting the labour minister, 10 central trade unions on Friday said they will go ahead with their general strike or 'Bharat Bandh' on 8 January "to protest against anti-labour policies" of the government

Cabinet approves bill to merge 13 central labour laws into single code
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Cabinet approves bill to merge 13 central labour laws into single code

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill that seeks to merge 13 central labour laws into a single code which would apply on all establishments employing 10 or more workers

Three workers die of suffocation during cleaning of sewage treatment plant in Thane, fire brigade rescues five
India

Three workers die of suffocation during cleaning of sewage treatment plant in Thane, fire brigade rescues five

Officials say that the 3 choked to death around 12.30 am, deceased were identified as Amit Puhal, 20, Aman Badal, 21 and Ajay Bumbak, 24.

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.

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Workers strike in Europe over working conditions and pay
News & Analysis

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Workers strike in Europe over working conditions and pay

Amazon workers in Spain, Germany, and Poland protested over working conditions, on Prime Day.

SC's ban on furnace oil, pet coke to render 25 lakh workers in NCR jobless, says Assocham
Business

SC's ban on furnace oil, pet coke to render 25 lakh workers in NCR jobless, says Assocham

The chamber has called for giving adequate time to industrial consumers to migrate from furnace oil and pet coke to gas-based alternatives to save livelihood of the workers.

MNS, Congress clash over Mumbai hawkers' eviction turns violent; RAF called in to control situation
Politics

MNS, Congress clash over Mumbai hawkers' eviction turns violent; RAF called in to control situation

Mumbai Hawkers' Union's 'Rozi Roti Andolan' at Azad Maidan was disrupted as a violent scuffle broke out between Congress and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) party workers

Indonesian fireworks factory owner named suspect in blaze that killed 48 workers, may face five years' jail
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Indonesian fireworks factory owner named suspect in blaze that killed 48 workers, may face five years' jail

Three suspects have been named in connection to a deadly blaze at an Indonesian fireworks factory that killed 48 workers and was caused by sparks from welding equipment, police said on Saturday

Hurricane Harvey: Death toll reaches 50; rescue workers search flooded neighbourhoods across Texas
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Hurricane Harvey: Death toll reaches 50; rescue workers search flooded neighbourhoods across Texas

Rescue workers are desperately searching flooded neighbourhoods across Texas for survivors stranded by Hurricane Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in American history that claimed at least 50 lives

Anganwadi workers to provide education to children between ages of three and six
India

Anganwadi workers to provide education to children between ages of three and six

Anganwadi workers across the country will now undergo training to be able to provide pre-school education to children aged between three and six years