New Code on Wages to benefit 50 crore workers, says Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Santosh Kumar Gangwar also added that the bill has ensured that there will not be any discrimination between male and female in getting wages.

published on : 14th August 2019

Minimum wage system can ease poverty

Poverty alleviation and decrease in wage inequality in the country can be achieved if the country has a well-formulated minimum wage system, the Economic Survey stated.

published on : 5th July 2019

Economic Survey calls for revamping Minimum Wage System

The report said that a well-designed and effective implementation of minimum wages will help decrease wage inequality.

published on : 4th July 2019

Cabinet approval for wage code bill likely next week

The wage code bill is one of four codes envisaged by the government which would subsume 44 labour laws with certain amendments to improve the ease of doing business.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Domestic workers seek revised minimum wages

The protest was staged on the occasion of International Domestic Workers Day.

published on : 17th June 2019

Amit Shah-led panel decides to bring informal sector under Minimum Wages Act

The move will help investors and accelerate growth as the proposed legislation would merge 44 labour laws under four categories, wages, social security, industrial safety and welfare.

published on : 12th June 2019

Denied of minimum wages, thousands of chowkidars, domestic helps remain underpaid

Though the law mandates minimum wages, workers at one out of three firms are underpaid, says a labour dept report.

published on : 17th May 2019

Facebook raises minimum wage of contractors to up to USD 20 per hour

The US-based company had drawn flak after reports of contract workers facing tough work conditions and getting low compensation came out.

published on : 14th May 2019

Rs 51600 crore released to states under MGNREGA in 2017-18: Government

Under MGNREGA, wage seekers are entitled to receive compensation at the rate of 0.05 per cent of the unpaid wages per day.

published on : 5th February 2018

MGNREGA wages blocked in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and 17 other states since September

Despite 2017-18 being touted as the year with the highest-ever allocation of funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, official data shows otherwise.

published on : 7th November 2017