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Unorganised Workers
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

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 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

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.20

A case of complicity

The author is a media commentator and was the founder-editor of TheHoot.org ...
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

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.19

Another tweak to pensions for the poor

A pension scheme has been announced for unorganised workers in the interim budget for 2019. This scheme, it has been claimed, is the largest such initiative in the world. The proposal is that all unor...
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