gig workers

Gig workers in Karnataka will get ID cards: Labour Minister

Data of gig workers will be collected from stakeholders and they will be allowed to register all gig workers online.

published on : 21st November 2023

Will resolve issues faced by gig workers, promises CM Kejriwal

The Chief Minister assured the delegation that the Delhi government is always with the common people in every possible manner.

published on : 20th October 2023

Rs 4 lakh insurance cover for gig workers: Karnataka government

Hospital expenses of up to Rs 1 lakh will be reimbursed and benefits are applicable in case of “accident on duty and off duty”, but only for active workers. They can apply within 1 year of incident.

published on : 12th September 2023

Gig workers in Delhi upset over loss of livelihood due to traffic curbs for three days

Commenting on the rights of gig workers, Vipin Kumar Singh, a human rights advocate, said that the government should provide financial aid to such people as it did during the lockdown.

published on : 8th September 2023

Welfare board for gig workers soon, says Tamil Nadu CM on I-Day

TN follows in footsteps of Rajasthan; labour activists say it’s the first step but a lot more needs to be done

published on : 16th August 2023

Gig workers burdened by lack of benefits, social security

Manju Goel, a member of the Amazon Worker’s Association claimed that their delivery agents get low wages, making their life miserable.

published on : 9th August 2023

INTERVIEW | First task is to make workers aware of the exploitation: Nirmal Agni

Nirmal Agni, of Mehnatkash Association, a firm that focuses on the rights of gig workers, talks about formalising the sector, the problems faced by them and the solutions.

published on : 9th August 2023

‘Gig jobs finding favour with employers’

Nearly 55% of surveyed organisations have started using gig workers, says CIEL HR Services in its report on Employment Trends in the Gig Sector in India.

published on : 5th August 2023

Centre says gig workers covered by social security code

However, the specific provisions of the code relating to gig workers are yet to come into effect.

published on : 3rd August 2023

Rajasthan Assembly passes bill extending social security to platform-based gig workers

The Bill gives gig workers the right to get registered and receive a Unique ID applicable across all platforms as well as to get access to general and specific social security schemes.

published on : 26th July 2023

Gig workers to get insurance cover up to Rs four lakh in Karnataka: CM Siddaramaiah

The amount will comprise Rs two lakh as life insurance and Rs two lakh as accident insurance.

published on : 7th July 2023
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