India  /  Published 29.03.21

Uttar Pradesh worker seeks wage, is killed

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.21

Garden ‘open’, workers pay dues

The “workers committee” of the 500-hectare Longview Tea Estate on Saturday disbursed wages to around 250-odd workers, indicating that workers are taking control of the garden from the mana...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.21

3,000 Bengal civic casual workers demand pay

As many as 3,000 casual workers of the Trinamul-ruled Bhatpara Municipality in North 24-Parganas on Tuesday demonstrated to demand they be paid their wages — four months due — immediately....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.21

Assam tea pay hike brews Bengal ripples

A notification from Assam’s labour welfare department on the interim hike of Rs 50 in the daily wage of tea workers in the BJP-ruled state prompted the saffron camp in north Bengal to point out ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.21

Bengal: 15% hike in tea wages

The state labour department has decided on an interim hike of 15 per cent in the daily wages of workers and monthly salaries of staff and sub-staff serving Bengal’s tea industry, which is likely...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


Business  /  Published 11.01.21

Labour code done, focus now on job plans

The ministry of labour and employment is likely to give a shape to the National Employment Policy (NEP) by December this year following the implementation of four labour codes and completion of four m...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Code red: labour, wages, security

In September, Parliament gave its nod to three new labour codes in addition to the wage code already approved in August 2019 to promote labour reforms. The codes essentially deal with wages, industria...
By Anua Chakrabarty in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.20

Latehar tribal gets his dues

Forty-years-old Dasu Oraon, a tribal hailing from Baiga Toli of Kottam village, Garu block in Latehar district, Jharkhand, has got his Diwali gift well in advance. The man’s employer Vincent Au...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.20

Reform code: The NDA's labour laws

As part of its economic reforms programme, the Union government passed three codes on labour laws recently. These, along with the Code on Wages enacted in 2019, complete the labour market reforms agen...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 21.09.20

Pandemic pool for MSME wage cover

An insurance panel has proposed the creation of a pandemic pool and a policy shield to protect the wages of individuals working in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).  Business interrupt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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