April 2, 2010
Unemployment remained at near-peak levels in March, with 15 million people, or 9.7 per cent of the labour force, out of work during the month, figures released by the Bureau of Labour Statis...
March 15, 2010
About 46,900 unemployed youths have been engaged as teaching guides in Jammu and Kashmir, the State Government said on Monday. Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed told the Leg...
March 5, 2010
Despite signs of progress in gender equality over the past 15 years, there is still a significant gap between women and men in terms of job opportunities and quality of employment, according to a...
February 15, 2010
Lack of priorities, omissions, negligence and discrimination are letting labourers down.
February 1, 2010
An amount of Rs. 250 crore has so far been disbursed towards the payment of unemployment allowance, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said on Monday.
Till December 2009, 3.5 lakh persons w...
January 15, 2010
A Welsh car parts plant will be closed next year at the cost of 900 jobs as production is moved to Hungary, manufacturer Bosch said on Friday.The company said operations at its plant in the...
January 3, 2010
More than two-thirds of Americans did not avail of their full holidays in the whole of the year just gone-by due to fear of losing the job and intense work pressure, a survey has found. »
December 16, 2009
Bringing relief to the working class of the country amid an unprecedented price rise, the government has hiked the minimum wages to Rs. 100 from existing Rs. 80 per day.“The decision...
November 22, 2009
When Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic leader, heard a few weeks ago that the House took less than an hour to unanimously approve an unemployment bill that had languished for a month in the Senate...
November 4, 2009
Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines is understood to have put close to 100 pilots, mostly trainees, on the chopping block on grounds of huge losses and capacity reduction.These pilots have...
March 29, 2010
As rightly pointed out in the article “Pity the broiler wife” (Open Page, March 28), women have been and are subjected to exploitation. A woman's effort to support the family is overloo...
March 6, 2010
For only the second month since April 2008 the unemployment rate in February did not rise, remaining at its January level of 9.7 percent, figures released by the Bureau of Labour Statistics...
February 18, 2010
The practice wasn’t secret and it wasn’t illegal, and some of it happened 10 or 15 years ago. But the practice of European governments reportedly using complex financial transactions t...
February 8, 2010
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia on Monday said it planned to cut roughly 10 per cent — or 285 jobs — from its current workforce at its plant in Salo.
The Salo plant has so...
January 28, 2010
The Vigilance and Monitoring Committee, formed to monitor the implementation of the Central government schemes, would recommend to the Union government that the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Emplo...
January 10, 2010
A recent survey by CPI(M)’s youth wing, DYFI, has indicated that the youth in Kerala, considered to be a ‘politically hyperactive’ State, seem to be losing interest in soci...
December 29, 2009
With the economic recession easing its grip, a survey shows U.S. companies are planning to hire more employees in the new year with IT and financial sector leading the pack.
November 30, 2009
Complaining that increasing cost of fabric was making garment exports from India unviable, the Apparel Export Promotion Council has urged the Government to institute a probe to find out why this w...
November 19, 2009
Although much of the world appears to be emerging from the economic crisis, joblessness is expected to remain high in the US and Europe at least until 2011, the Organisation for Economic Cooperatio...
November 3, 2009
Global wages fell in the United States and some other wealthy nations in the second quarter of the year, raising questions about whether workers are sharing in any economic recovery, the U.N...