Tag: Labour Laws

Will D&I policies become unconstitutional & illegal in the US?

Looks like the US Supreme Court will soon disallow private universities from taking the race of applicants into account while granting them admission. In two...

New Wage Code discussed at Labour Ministry meeting

The Ministry of Labour called an important meeting with industry to discuss what the salary and allowance structure will be under the New Wage...

Labour reforms & the 3Cs— Convenience, Compliance, Challenges!

Labour reforms have been a hot topic of discussion ever since the Parliament passed the three labour codes. With these reforms set to impact...

Greeks protest against labour reforms

Athens witnessed thousands of Greeks protesting against the Government’s planned labour reforms. The protest marches and strikes saw overwhelming participation with at least 10,000...

Desi HR in a foreign land: Five tips to succeed

Managing HR in a foreign land is not an easy task, especially for people who have majorly spent their time working in homeland. So,...

Implementation of labour codes postponed

The four labour codes, which were to come into effect on April 1, will now be implemented later, because the state governments have yet...

Labour Codes 2020: Unorganised workers to be more socially secure

While the size of the gig economy may seem small compared to the traditional economy, it is rapidly growing. Given the fact that workers...

12-hour shift order withdrawn following Allahabad HC notice

The State Government of Uttar Pradesh has had to withdraw the 12-hour shifts order for industrial unit workers, following a notice issued by the...

Labour Law changes: All you need to know

While the economy is struggling to stabilise and workers and organisations are staring at an uncertain future, a few state governments have decided to...

200 million workers to join nationwide strike tomorrow

Over 200 million workers across sectors—defence, public sector, oil, banking, coal, and transport—will join the nationwide general strike tomorrow, 8 January, 2020. Workers’ unions across...

NO change in application of EPF and MP Act says Govt.

There were reports in the media that the Central Government has made changes under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (EPF and MP)...

Inclusion of domestic workers in sexual harassment at workplace act &...

Martha Farrell Foundation and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) recently hosted a National Consultation on Implementation of Sexual Harassment at Workplace...

Central trade unions to go on nationwide protest

Disapproving of the codification of labour laws, the central trade unions have asked all workers, unions and federations across India to join a countrywide...

New rules for garment industry; no young girls in night shifts

According to the new guidelines from the Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA), teenaged girls between 16 and 19 will not be put on night...

Haryana Government amends labour laws in the interest of workers

18 labour laws have been modified—women can now work in night shifts and wages will now be deposited directly into workers’ accounts.

Central Government clears rumours on minimum monthly wages

No amount has been fixed as the national minimum monthly wage. 

Government working on simplifying labour laws

The existing 15 labour laws will be grouped into four broad categories based on their functionality.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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YES WORLD to hire 600 globally, expand global utility services

Singapore-based cryptocurrency, YES WORLD Token, which is operated by YES WORLD Climate Tech, plans to hire 600 people globally. It is all set to...

Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

Rohit Johar joins Amazon as HR director, India

After a successful decade-long stint with Genpact, Rohit Johar, moves to Amazon as HR director, India. His last-held position at Genpact was that of...

WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

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