Labour Laws
India  /  Published 22.09.22

Indians trapped in Myanmar rescued: MEA

As many as 32 Indians trapped in Myanmar's Myawaddy area after falling prey to an international racket promising jobs in Thailand have been rescued and efforts are on to help others, the Ministry ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.22

95% ‘underpaid’ in Delhi

Over 95 per cent of unskilled workers in Delhi are denied the minimum wage notified by the state government, a survey released on Monday by a civil society organisation has found. The survey, “...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.06.22

Xinjiang: US, UK call for probe

The US, Britain and other countries on Thursday called for the International Labour Organisation to set up a mission to probe alleged labour abuses in China’s Xinjiang and urged Beijing to allow...
By Reuters in Geneva

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Work-life balance is a pipe dream for Indians

Different realities Sir — Belgium has announced that it will be offering employees a four-day workweek as part of the changes in its labour laws. Although employees will have to work for 10 hou...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 10.12.21

No rollback of labour laws

Labour minister Bhupender Yadav on Thursday virtually rejected a demand for the repeal of four labour laws, enacted over the past two years, saying 23 states had already implemented them. He was resp...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 20.11.21

Repeal of labour laws: Farmers, workers to continue stir

The farmers and workers will continue to protest and mount pressure on the Narendra Modi government to withdraw four labour laws that were introduced “without consultations with trade unions.&rd...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.21

In a stew: labour laws

Labour reform in India has always been a prickly subject and any attempt to amend legislation sparks outrage and resentment among one or the other group of stakeholders in the economy. When the Narend...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 06.11.21

Assam cabinet clears labour rules

The Assam cabinet on Thursday approved the Industrial Relation Rules, 2021, aiming at safeguarding the rights of employers and employees, a minister said. The rules have been framed with a view to am...
By PTI in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 20.09.21

Delay in labour codes

The four labour codes are unlikely to be implemented this fiscal in view of the slow progress in the drafting of rules by the states and also for political reasons such as the elections in Uttar Prade...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.21

Tripartite labour meet in the offing after 6 years

The Centre is planning to hold a meeting of the Indian Labour Conference — a tripartite outfit of the government, employers and employees — after a gap of six years, two labour ministry of...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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