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  • House panel moots social security fund for migrant workers Aug 01, 2020 04:16 PM IST

    House panel moots social security fund for migrant workers

    The report on social security code combines nine labour acts on insurance, maternity leave, compensation, gratuity, provident fund and the unorganised sector into one.

  • Unemployment at 5.8% for FY19, troubling but still lower than 45-year high in FY18 Jun 05, 2020 02:41 PM IST

    Unemployment at 5.8% for FY19, troubling but still lower than 45-year high in FY18

    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

  • Trade unions file complaint against Indian governments’ anti-labour practices at ILO: Report May 20, 2020 09:17 AM IST

    Trade unions file complaint against Indian governments’ anti-labour practices at ILO: Report

    If the International Labour Organisation acts on the complaint, it may negatively impact India’s trade with other countries that have adopted the conventions.

  • Refrain from pay cuts, layoffs or face strict action: Labour commission in notice to KPIT Technologies May 15, 2020 11:16 AM IST

    Refrain from pay cuts, layoffs or face strict action: Labour commission in notice to KPIT Technologies

    This is not the first time the Labour Department has issued notice as Tech Mahindra received one for suspending shift allowance of employees

  • Coronavirus lockdown | IT industry pushes to recast labour, tax rules for work-from-home model: Report May 12, 2020 10:02 AM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | IT industry pushes to recast labour, tax rules for work-from-home model: Report

    Besides new provisions for WFH, the industry also requested that concession given till July be made permanent

  • Coronavirus | Construction sector facing daily loss of Rs 30,000 crore; investments in projects to fall 13-30%: KPMG May 08, 2020 09:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus | Construction sector facing daily loss of Rs 30,000 crore; investments in projects to fall 13-30%: KPMG

    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

  • Madhya Pradesh updates labour laws: All you need to know about what has changed May 08, 2020 01:08 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh updates labour laws: All you need to know about what has changed

    The concessions will be in place for the next 1,000 days to help industries “get back on their feet”

  • Coronavirus pandemic | MP amends labour laws to give more flexibility to companies: Report May 07, 2020 01:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | MP amends labour laws to give more flexibility to companies: Report

    It also exempted firms from inspections by the labour department and maintenance of registers while allowing flexibility in extending the shift hours

  • Samsung heir Lee apologises over succession, labour controversy May 06, 2020 01:18 PM IST

    Samsung heir Lee apologises over succession, labour controversy

    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.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Europe’s strong labour laws aren’t a guarantee for lower-wage workers Apr 30, 2020 03:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Europe’s strong labour laws aren’t a guarantee for lower-wage workers

    Cost-cutting in Europe is falling hardest on people at the low end of the pay scale, despite strong unions and strict labour laws

  • Centre to bring ordinance allowing states to permit 12-hour shifts: Report Apr 14, 2020 11:40 AM IST

    Centre to bring ordinance allowing states to permit 12-hour shifts: Report

    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.

  • Coronavirus lockdown | Auto firms face delayed launches, labour shortage, productivity losses: NRI Consulting Apr 12, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | Auto firms face delayed launches, labour shortage, productivity losses: NRI Consulting

    Irrespective of the scenario that will prevail eventually, the automotive industry should be prepared for the new normal that will emerge after the crisis

  • EPFO cites coronavirus lockdown as reason for delay in claims process Apr 07, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    EPFO cites coronavirus lockdown as reason for delay in claims process

    The body on April 6 uploaded a tweet with requirements for the claims to go through

  • Mexico objects to labour enforcement provision in North American trade deal Dec 15, 2019 10:00 AM IST

    Mexico objects to labour enforcement provision in North American trade deal

    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.

  • What would a UK Conservative majority government do? Dec 13, 2019 09:40 AM IST

    What would a UK Conservative majority government do?

    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.

  • Jeremy Corbyn says will not lead Labour into future UK election Dec 13, 2019 09:10 AM IST

    Jeremy Corbyn says will not lead Labour into future UK election

    "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.

  • After wage code, labour safety on Cabinet table Jul 10, 2019 12:22 PM IST

    After wage code, labour safety on Cabinet table

    If cleared by the Cabinet, this will be the second major labour reform approved by the government

  • Economic Survey 2019: Deregulating labour law restrictions in states will create more jobs Jul 04, 2019 02:27 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2019: Deregulating labour law restrictions in states will create more jobs

    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.

  • Industrial policy back to drawing board as disagreements persist Mar 26, 2019 01:44 PM IST

    Industrial policy back to drawing board as disagreements persist

    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

  • Govt proposes allowing fixed-term contracts across sectors Jan 25, 2018 10:23 PM IST

    Govt proposes allowing fixed-term contracts across sectors

    At present, fixed-term employment is allowed only in textiles and apparels.

  • Code on Wages Bill introduced in Parliament: Here's all you need to know Aug 11, 2017 03:31 PM IST

    Code on Wages Bill introduced in Parliament: Here's all you need to know

    The Bill aims to fix a "universal minimum wage" to benefit more than 40 crore unorganised sector workers.

  • Trade unions lost the plot by not focusing on young workforce Feb 18, 2017 01:11 PM IST

    Trade unions lost the plot by not focusing on young workforce

    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.

  • India Economic Survey 2017: Companies flouting rules to employ casual staff Jan 31, 2017 04:17 PM IST

    India Economic Survey 2017: Companies flouting rules to employ casual staff

    The Economic Survey 2016-17 said that multiple labour laws are allowing companies to circumvent laws to engage people on contract and casual basis

  • Labour, tax reforms to boost apparel, leather sectors: Survey Jan 31, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Labour, tax reforms to boost apparel, leather sectors: Survey

    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.

  • Govt to fix min wage rate; farm worker to get Rs 350 a day Oct 28, 2016 08:26 PM IST

    Govt to fix min wage rate; farm worker to get Rs 350 a day

    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.

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