Labour

Old buses in Bengaluru to turn into creches for construction workers’ kids

A large number of people migrate from throughout the country to Karnataka, especially Bengaluru, in search of work.

published on : 18th October 2019

Labour force participation of women in India quite low: IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva

One of the reasons for India labour force participation of women being quite low is insecurity.

published on : 16th October 2019

Labour Party's Kashmir resolution language could be 'misinterpreted' as hostile to India: Corbyn

The Labour leader goes on to stress that the party remains committed to ensuring that the rights of all citizens of Kashmir are respected and upheld.

published on : 12th October 2019

TSRTC union's strike: Protesting workers say followed rules, KCR government differs

The unions maintain that their strikes were legally tenable, as they gave notice as per Section 22 of Industrial Disputes Act well before 30 days of going on strike.

published on : 8th October 2019

Odia migrant labourer escapes from torture in Maharashtra

60-year-old Chamru Paharia's fingers were chopped off by labour agents when he asked for his wages.

published on : 6th October 2019

State intel departments collecting information of migrant labourers

State intelligence departments have started gathering details of migrant labourers with the support of their employers.

published on : 6th October 2019

UK Opposition members rally against anti-India Kashmir resolution

Labour Friends of India, representative diaspora group of Labour Party, issued letter to Corbyn and Emily Thornberry to raise concerns over procedure followed in the so-called emergency motion.

published on : 5th October 2019

US detains goods from five countries for suspected forced labour

An official at US Customs and Border Protection, Brenda Smith, says her agency issued orders to immediately detain the goods at US ports of entry for further investigation.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Migrant labourers now enter Tamil Nadu agricultural fields for ‘higher’ pay

Farmers at Pillapalayam Panchayat in Karur district have recently engaged 50 people from Bihar and West Bengal to do paddy transplantation work in their fields. 

published on : 30th September 2019

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation to revamp public parks in city

The civic body maintains 137 public parks in the 59 divisions of city. But majority of these present  grim picture of discarded plastic bottles, polythene bags, wild growth and damaged play equipment.

published on : 30th September 2019

Labour Ministry mulls incentives for encouraging employment of SC, STs

Under the scheme, the government provides employers' share of contribution toward social security schemes run by the EPFO for new recruits for three years.

published on : 26th September 2019

UK Opposition passes Kashmir resolution, calls for international intervention

The resolution was tabled on Tuesday by the Leyton and Wanstead and Nottingham East Constituency Labour Party wings and passed on Wednesday.

published on : 26th September 2019

Two labourers cleaning underground sump die of asphyxiation at Raidurgam

 In a tragic incident, two labourers who were cleaning an underground sump at an under-construction building in Raidurgam, died of asphyxiation on Monday.

published on : 24th September 2019

NIT fees of daily wager’s son covered by Delhi finance corporation chief

17-year-old Amarjeet cracked the entrance exam after availing free coaching under the Delhi government’s ‘Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana’ scheme.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Left out of NRC, these workers are helping build largest detention camp to feed their families

On a site visit to Goalpara, Prasanta Mazumdar discovers that many of the daily wage workers who are constructing the country’s largest detention centre have also been left out of the NRC.

published on : 22nd September 2019
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