Depending on when the expats are asked to leave the country, Kerala’s remittances economy could see a shrinkage of up to $4 billion — about 25 percent of its total inward remittances
With huge reverse migration, the support structures and relevant programmes may be specifically designed so that the rural landscape generates hundreds of micro and small enterprises
As many as 69.5 percent of salaried workers in non-agricultural enterprises have no written contracts; 53.8 percent have no paid leave
Labour force participation rate for working age population (15 years and above) rose slightly to 50.2 percent in FY19, from 49.8 percent in FY18
While political systems, level of State capacity and trajectory of development may vary, cities in China and India have retained many common threads of socio-spatial exclusion of migrant workers
If the International Labour Organisation acts on the complaint, it may negatively impact India’s trade with other countries that have adopted the conventions.
This is not the first time the Labour Department has issued notice as Tech Mahindra received one for suspending shift allowance of employees
Besides new provisions for WFH, the industry also requested that concession given till July be made permanent
Labour costs for skilled workers may rise by 20-25 percent while projects under development may be delayed by two to three months, a KPMG analysis reveals
The concessions will be in place for the next 1,000 days to help industries “get back on their feet”
It also exempted firms from inspections by the labour department and maintenance of registers while allowing flexibility in extending the shift hours
The 51-year-old Lee expressed regret for the group's failure to strictly abide by the law and ethics, in his first news conference in five years.
Cost-cutting in Europe is falling hardest on people at the low end of the pay scale, despite strong unions and strict labour laws
Along with efforts to create a national-level database of workers in the unorganised sector, their economic and social well being in the near future must be protected
The Centre will soon bring an ordinance to give state governments the flexibility to increase the work hours of employees across establishments to 12 hours per day from eight hours, a move aimed at addressing the issue of labour shortage.
Irrespective of the scenario that will prevail eventually, the automotive industry should be prepared for the new normal that will emerge after the crisis
The body on April 6 uploaded a tweet with requirements for the claims to go through
The images of migrants on roads across India should perhaps help us re-evaluate the often romanticised images of the massive movement of workers annually in China
There is a threat that the pandemic can reinforce the regional inequalities with possibilities of scarring society forever, if not handled in a just manner.
How labour disputes are handled in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal was one of the last sticking points in the negotiations between the three countries to overhaul the agreement.
Johnson has promised to bring back to parliament before Christmas the legislation required to ratify his exit deal with Brussels and ensure it is passed by the end of January.
"This is obviously a very disappointing night for the Labour Party with the result that we've got," Corbyn said after winning his north London electoral seat.
If India had the same female labour participation rates as most other countries, the unemployment rate would be far higher
Increasing take home salary by lowering employees’ mandatory contribution to PF is like enjoying today and leaving little for the rainy days