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  • ILO warns Indian states on scrapping of workers' rights May 14, 2020 07:30 PM IST

    ILO warns Indian states on scrapping of workers' rights

    The states, many of which are ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi, say the changes are needed to kickstart the economy reeling under the impact of the shutdown.

  • Nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods due to COVID: ILO Apr 30, 2020 07:50 AM IST

    Nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods due to COVID: ILO

    More than 430 million enterprises in hard-hit sectors such as retail and manufacturing risk "serious disruption", the UN agency added.

  • Workers facing worst crisis since WWII amid pandemic: UN Apr 07, 2020 08:35 PM IST

    Workers facing worst crisis since WWII amid pandemic: UN

    In a fresh study, the International Labour Organisation warned that the global spread of the new coronavirus and the drastic measures taken to rein in the disease would, during the second quarter of 2020 alone, wipe out 6.7 percent of working hours globally.

  • India's working hours one of the longest among global peers: NSSO report Feb 28, 2019 01:50 PM IST

    India's working hours one of the longest among global peers: NSSO report

    Workers in Indian cities worked for 53-54 hours and those in villages worked 46-47 hours in a week during the July-June 2018 period.

  • Centre scraps proposal to ban outsiders from leading trade unions Apr 24, 2018 04:39 PM IST

    Centre scraps proposal to ban outsiders from leading trade unions

    The proposal was to be part of the Labour Code of the Industrial Relations Bill, 2015.

  • Adverse impact of note ban on jobs: Govt says no such data Feb 08, 2017 05:28 PM IST

    Adverse impact of note ban on jobs: Govt says no such data

    Opposition in Rajya Sabha today insisted that demonetisation has had an adverse impact on job creation in manufacturing and other sectors, with the government rebutting the argument saying existing data does not back such a claim.

  • Women's participation in labour market declining in India: ILO Jul 07, 2016 09:50 PM IST

    Women's participation in labour market declining in India: ILO

    The level of participation of women in India's job market is coming down, which is a matter of "some concern", International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on July 7

  • Greece signals concessions in crunch talks with lenders Apr 30, 2015 04:47 PM IST

    Greece signals concessions in crunch talks with lenders

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's three-month-old government is under growing pressure at home and abroad to reach an agreement with European and IMF lenders to avert a national bankruptcy. A new poll showed over three-quarters of Greeks feel Athens must strike a deal at any cost to stay in the euro.

  • What more can India do to help its women entrepreneurs? Jul 13, 2013 02:06 PM IST

    What more can India do to help its women entrepreneurs?

    Ruta Aidis, Project Director, Global Entrepreneurship & Development Index (GEDI) has put together the study on woman entrepreneurs and what India can do to improve lot of its woman entrepreneurs.

  • India may weather global slowdown better than most: ILO Jan 24, 2012 05:58 PM IST

    India may weather global slowdown better than most: ILO

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) believes India is likely to weather the latest global slowdown better than most countries, provided it ensures rising income levels for the working class and enough jobs for a growing working-age population.

  • Maharashtra Awards Mgmt Consulting Contract To Accenture Nov 14, 2011 02:33 PM IST

    Maharashtra Awards Mgmt Consulting Contract To Accenture

    Technology solution to help Department of Labour manage laws, services for 20 million people

  • Meeting dates announced for France's G20 presidency May 14, 2011 09:13 AM IST

    Meeting dates announced for France's G20 presidency

    President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Friday that Internet business leaders including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos would meet in Paris in late May for a "e-G8" summit.

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