January 29, 2015
Following the recommendations of the parliamentary standing committee on labour, the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) has prepared a revised draft of Factories Act (Amendme...
January 3, 2015
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has sought comments from the State governments on the proposed changes to the All India Services (Discipline & Appeal) Rules. The changes are be...
December 9, 2014
The Saudi Arabia government has approved an agreement for recruitment of Indian domestic workers including maids, media reported.
The council of ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Salman,...
November 21, 2014
Plantation workers of Sri Lanka have historically been subjected to much adversity and oppression before they rightfully became citizens. But not much has changed since
October 17, 2014
The Congress flagged Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh’s letter protesting the Central Government’s directive disincentivising payment of bonuses to farmers. »
September 15, 2014
Eleven Central trade unions, including the BJP-affiliated Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, held a national convention of workers here on Monday protesting the “dilution of labour laws and tripartite commit...
September 3, 2014
Eight-year-old B. Koralayya, a native of Alamuru village in East Godavari district, dreams of becoming a Mandal Revenue Officer (MRO). A year ago, he was in no position even to entertain such a dr...
August 2, 2014
The MDMK, an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, on Saturday demanded that the Union government drop proposed amendments to some labour laws which would “sacrifice” the hard won rights of the working c...
July 16, 2014
Several contract Andhra officers are in demand in Telangana Secretariat. There is no doubt the officers are competent and their services were solicited based on the requirement in Telangana Secretariat. However, in Andhra Pradesh Secretariat there are others who could step into their place, sources in the AP Secretariat added.
June 23, 2014
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed a Bill raising the retirement age of government employees from 58 to 60 years. Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, who moved the Andhra Prades...
January 5, 2015
Govt. plans to emulate Gujarat’s ‘U-WIN’ card in all States
December 24, 2014
The monitoring system will be introduced on a pilot basis to allow real time monitoring of all works, workers attendance and work site measurement. »
December 2, 2014
In France, workers aren’t the only ones who take to the streets to protest their bosses do, too. Several thousand French business owners, particularly from small companies, demonstrated...
November 2, 2014
Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress Amarjeet Kaur has warned the working classes that a new set of struggles awaited them, thanks to amendments being proposed to labour laws of the country...
October 7, 2014
NHRC takes serious view of child labour in West Godavari and directs the district administration to address the issue immediately. The district administration claimed to have achieved total literacy by ensuring that all out-of-school children were sent back to school through a series of anti-child labour drives.
September 8, 2014
The Commercial Taxes Department is a professionally run organisation and thanks to the committed performance by all levels of employees it contributes to 60 per cent of State’s revenues, president...
August 18, 2014
The Supreme Court has declined to interfere with an order of the Madras High Court holding that the majority support in a trade union, when there are more than one union, can be decided only by se...
July 30, 2014
India continues to host the largest number of child labourers in the world with more than half of Delhi’s working children forced to work more than 8 hours a day without a single day’s rest.
June 25, 2014
In a pioneering move, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Tuesday announced 33 per cent reservation for women in the police force.
“It is necessary to empower women for their uplift...
June 12, 2014
A special team comprising officers of the Department of Labour on Wednesday raided many Kalamkari production units to crack whip on the practice of child labour. Responding to the news artic...