The report on social security code combines nine labour acts on insurance, maternity leave, compensation, gratuity, provident fund and the unorganised sector into one.
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
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
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
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 cleared by the Cabinet, this will be the second major labour reform approved by the government
According to the Survey, a comparison between indicators for labour, capital and productivity of manufacturing firms reveals that flexibility in labour laws creates a more conducive environment for growth of industry and employment generation.
The industrial policy, which was billed as a comprehensive rule book aimed to turn India into a friendlier business destination, was initially set for launch last year
At present, fixed-term employment is allowed only in textiles and apparels.
The Bill aims to fix a "universal minimum wage" to benefit more than 40 crore unorganised sector workers.
The clout enjoyed by trade unions, which could once influence management decisions for workers and also successfully create roadblocks if demands were not met, is slowly reducing.
The Economic Survey 2016-17 said that multiple labour laws are allowing companies to circumvent laws to engage people on contract and casual basis
Noting that in both apparel and footwear sectors, tax and tariff policies create 'distortions' that impede India gaining export competitiveness, the Survey said that there is a need to undertake 'rationalisation' of domestic policies which are inconsistent with global demand patterns.
Labour Ministry has decided to fix the minimum wage at Rs 350 per day for unskilled agricultural labour in C-class towns in central sphere to be effective from November 1, 2016.