Tag: labour

india unemployment rate: Unemployment rate at 20.8% in urban India in Q1 of 2020 due to stringent nationwide lockdown

Labour minister Bhupender Yadav on Monday said India witnessed an unemployment rate of 20.8% in urban India in the April-June quarter 2020, a period which...

Fire and rehire: Britain’s new labour battleground?

As coronavirus wreaks severe economic damage, some British employers stand accused of taking a highly controversial measure to stay afloat: fire and rehire. The practice,...

Labour codes face delay as states fail to frame rules

The government’s plan for a fast-track roll out of the four labour codes is facing some turbulence with states still to frame rules, leaving the...

labour: Niti Aayog constitutes sub-group to prepare a plan for migrant workers: Santosh Gangwar

The NITI Aayog has constituted a sub-group to prepare a National Action Plan for Migrant Workers, labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said. “The sub-group, which...

labour: Budget 2021: FM races to fix flaws in labour model

Thanks to the pandemic, the Union Budget 2021-22 not only recognized the vulnerabilities typical of the country’s migrant, gig and platform workers—but has also offered...

UK hails India’s religious diversity, inclusive tradition in Parliament debate

London: The UK government on Tuesday praised India’s religious diversity and its “rich tapestry of religious minorities alongside its sizable Hindu majority” during a debate...

‘Surveys on migrants and domestic staff aimed at policy interventions’ | India News

The labour ministry has commissioned three comprehensive surveys on migrants, domestic workers and professional bodies. The ministry has set up an expert group to oversee...

Rajya Sabha: ‘Historic’ labour law raises fear Indian workers will pay price in a push for profits

MUMBAI: India’s parliament on Wednesday passed “historic” labour laws that the government says help workers and business alike, but activists fear a loss of labour...

China: US restrictions on textile imports from China may benefit India: Icra

Mumbai: The US restrictions on some textile imports from Xinjiang in China is likely to augur well for the Indian textile exporters, according to a...

MGNREGS: Job demand, household coverage under MGNREGS hit a new high

New Delhi: The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has set new records on the number of person-days of work generated and households...

coronavirus in mp: Madhya Pradesh to give relaxations for economic activity post-lockdown

NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said economic activity will begin in green, orange and red zones his state with requisite...

View: Covid-19 crisis = Danger + Opportunity

By Gaurav Dalmia How can business move to normal? A three-tiered framework of macro, industry and company can be useful. Macro analysis entails scenarios on...

View: Adjusting to the new normal won’t be easy

There is R0. Everyone knows it’s the rate of transmission of a disease, the number of people an infected person affects. Then there is Q0,...

Special trains: Bihar, Punjab, Telangana want special trains for movement of stranded migrant workers

PATNA/HYDERABAD: Bihar, Punjab and Telangana on Thursday wanted special trains for the transportation of migrant workers while Uttar Pradesh deployed buses to bring them back...

Shivaram Hebbar, Labour & Sugar Minister: Can’t force law on struggling MSME sector”

Karnataka’s Labour & Sugar Minister Shivaram Hebbar (63) bats for restrained use of labour laws in these tough times. “We cannot kill jobs to prove...

Revised guidelines to help restore supply chain; availability of labourers still major concern: GCPL

NEW DELHI: FMCG major Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) on Thursday said the new guidelines would help the companies restore the supply chain in the second...

job loss: 15 million export jobs may succumb to Covid blows

New Delhi: More than 15 million jobs could be lost in India’s export sector due to half of all orders getting cancelled and units unable...