India  /  Published 03.02.23

Govt skirts ‘living wage’ query

The central and state governments now determine minimum wages for various kinds of work on the basis of consumption expenditure, with higher weightage given to food and some antiquated criteria...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.22

Wage crisis: Global Wage Report 2022

Over the past two years, labour markets have witnessed significant changes globally...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.22

Uneven pattern: Variations in rural wages

Policymakers need to take a relook at the entire sector...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.10.22

Day’s wage for wages

Survey reveals hurdles in accessing MGNREGA pay...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

Fund worry for state-run bus fleet

SBSTC authorities to pay partial salaries for July to around 3,000 SBSTC employees and contractual workers...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


Opinion  /  Published 05.08.22

Double blow: hunger & MGNREGA wages

Survey covering 5,000 households found that 77 per cent respondents were consuming less food than before...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Double trouble: MGNREGA wages

Lowering MGNREGA wages will have implications for states and their labour markets...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 30.03.22

Centre tight-fisted on rural job wages

Social activists say workers would not be able to maintain minimum living standards with the paltry hike under the scheme...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.22

Minimum-wage plea to counter price rise

Two labour ministry officials said the Centre had jettisoned the Satpathy panel recommendations...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.21

Dalma: Daily wagers set to get dues

Dues were pending for the past nine months...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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