Unorganised Workers
Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

When cotton sari matters a lot more

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.20

Grim reality: India's informal labour force

The global economic order is dependent on the migration of skilled and unskilled labour. For example, the Gulf countries thrive on the influx of skilled labour from Western countries and unskilled wor...
By Soumya Bhowmick in

India  /  Published 22.09.20

Workers: bill hazy on funding

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.20

Head in the sand: Data on unorganized sector

The Centre has announced its intention to create a national database for the unorganized sector that will also include migrants. This decision must be welcomed. But it must also be ensured that the Bh...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.08.20

Labour: show cash for fund

The parliamentary standing committee on labour has sought a clear statement on the source of funding for a proposed Social Security Fund for unorganised-sector workers in a draft labour reforms bill. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.02.19

Enforcing wage laws is as important as job creation

The PM-SYM (Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan) is now being energetically promoted in the build-up to the general elections. But it is poor compensation for what the last session of the 16th Lok Sab...
By Sevanti Ninan in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Dole call for unorganised sector

A delegation of representatives from nine trade unions met Bengal labour minister Moloy Ghatak on Thursday to urge the government to take special measures to insulate unorganised sector workers from t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majundar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.20

A case of complicity

The author is a media commentator and was the founder-editor of ...
By in

India  /  Published 19.02.19

Unkind cut in pension scheme

The Centre will swallow the contribution of unorganised workers under a new pension scheme in the event of the death of the subscriber and his or her spouse, according to an official notification.Cont...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.20

Below the radar

The unorganized labour market is the largest provider of employment and livelihoods in India. My attempt here is to provide glimpses of three different kinds of informal livelihoods that are driven by...
By Sujit Kumar Mishra in


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