Wage Labourer
Opinion  /  Published 19.06.20

Ghosts in search of home

Every change of place of the migrant reflects a corresponding change in his or her status...
By Manas Ray

India  /  Published 10.05.20

Long hours, same wage rate: Uttar Pradesh government

Earlier, the notification on increasing work timings that Gujarat had issued also provided for proportionate payment...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 29.04.20

Tea estate refutes claims of wage non-payment

70 workers who did not work prior to the lockdown period and after the garden reopened were not given wages...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 26.04.20

Reminder: Not by bread alone

Government urged to give income support to workers...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Hunger devours shame in food queues

‘I’ve never stood in line for meal, used to earn Rs 500 daily’...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 17.04.20

Priyanka sends help from US

Film star’s aunt distributes rice & potatoes ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Unorganised workers bear the brunt

Thousands of daily-wage earners are frantically trying to arrange food for their families during lockdown...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Idle wage? MGNREGA test for government

Website shows that work has been provided to 10.89 lakh workers in the first 10 days of the new financial year, which is less than 1% of the 12.84 crore registered workers...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.20

Wage crisis for 43 lakh jute workers

A jute mill worker is paid a wage of Rs 528, plus some fringe benefits, for serving 8 hours a day...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Plea in SC: Onus on govt to pay wages

Petition says it’s unrealistic to expect the small establishments employing migrant workers to pay them...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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