International Labour Organisation
India  /  Published 23.08.20

UN labour arm flags holes in wage code rules

The UN’s labour arm has in a discussion paper expressed concern about gaps in the draft rules for India’s new wage law, set to be notified soon with the deadline for suggestions from the p...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.08.20

41 lakh youths lost their jobs during pandemic

As many as 41 lakh youths in India lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of them in the construction and farm sectors, according to a joint report by the International Labour Orga...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.05.20

ILO expresses concerns over labour law suspension to PM

International Labour Organisation (ILO) assured 10 central unions that it has expressed deep concerns over the suspension and tweaking of labour laws by states to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Besi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.20

400 million Indians face risk of poverty: UN

Around 400 million informal-sector workers in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty during the crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the UN’s labour agency has warned, prompting cal...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.03.20

Call for Rs 50,000cr kitty for workers

Several workers’ organisations have demanded a special package to tide workers over the income slump entailed by coronavirus-induced social distancing and economic slowdown, at a time the Internatio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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