Labour Laws
Business  /  Published 31.05.20

Need to break infrastructure gridlock

When the world is busy grappling with the economic damage that the Covid-19 pandemic is inflicting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that this is an opportunity to build a new India which is more...
By Sunil Kanoria in

Business  /  Published 02.06.19

Hire-and-fire policy proposed for textiles

A hire-and-fire policy on labour is required in textiles to realise its full export potential, an expert panel has suggested.The commerce ministry panel has also proposed a review of the trade pact wi...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

Blind spot: Labour laws

The International Labour Organization has expressed deep concern to the Government of India over the suspension of labour laws by a number of states. India is a member of the ILO and has ratified 47 c...
By The Editorial Board in

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

Opinion  /  Published 25.01.20

An ode to aimlessness

All work and no play makes Jack a disgruntled employee. There is already plenty of research to suggest that short breaks improve productivity of employees. Too much of anything is not good. When the m...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Labour data reveal depth of job distress

Twelve per cent of rural workers and nearly one in three in urban areas across the country put in more than 60 hours of toil a week, an official survey has found, prompting calls for stricter enforcem...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

If only we could trust Uber

Should Uber be kneecapped for its long history of flouting the law, or can it possibly be reformed? Or am I a credulous dolt for even suggesting redemption for one of the sorriest companies ever to em...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

India  /  Published 19.05.20

Migrant crisis: Congress calls for Opposition meet

The Congress has called a meeting of like-minded opposition parties on Friday to discuss the plight of migrant workers and the changes in labour laws by some states, sources said.Congress president So...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Labour push and pushback

Seemingly competitive initiatives by some states to ease labour laws in the name of Covid compulsions have injected mistrust into a sensitive subject that requires the involvement of all stakeholders....
By Basant Kumar Mohanty and our business bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.20

Travel safe

Sir — The Central Industrial Security Force has suggested that even after the lockdown is lifted, passengers with flu-like symptoms will not be allowed to travel on the Delhi metro. Further, all pas...
By The Telegraph in


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