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Friday, April 17, 2015
An American national and former employee of Indian IT major Tata Consultancy Services Ltd has sued the company for alleged bias in recruitment and work allocation that favoured workers of Indian d...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates,
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Several hundred South-Asian migrant workers have held a rare protest in the heart of Dubai’s financial district, temporarily blocking traffic and demanding higher wages.
The workers, dres...
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, United Arab Emirates
Sunday, January 25, 2015
To increase the coverage in the next five years especially in the unorganised sector
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March 11, 2013
Nidan, a social development organisation working for informal workers’ rights and entitlements, and the National Alliance for Social Security (NASS) on Sunday launched a campaign for immediate and...
March 2, 2013
With employees facing the threat of losing income tax waiver on retirement benefits, the latest Budget has proposed to extend the deadline for seeking exemption certificate by private PF trusts by...
February 19, 2013
Over 100 women workers demand minimum wages, social security and dignity at the workplace
February 9, 2013
In what could be termed as double-dutch, the A. P. Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board has given a “vague clarification that created more confusion than elucidation” regarding pa...
January 31, 2013
The government has decided to release the arrears in salary payable to college teachers under the University Grants Commission (UGC) package. In a press release, Finance Minister K.M. Mani...
December 13, 2012
The Union government will on Thursday come out with a clarification following a confusion created by a November 30 circular of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on fixing the provi...
November 27, 2012
Members of the State Transport and Transport Corporations’ Retired Employees’ Welfare Association have petitioned the district administration to help them get their terminal benefits. In th...
November 18, 2012
Single accounting system will work in their favour, says Kharge
November 7, 2012
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced 20 per cent Deepavali bonus and ex gratia to employees of State public sector undertakings, including transport corporations and electricity boar...
October 20, 2012
Demanding a monthly minimum honorarium of Rs. 10,000 and regularisation of their services, members of the Karnataka State Anganwadi Workers Sangha under the aegis of the Centre of Indian Trade Uni...
March 10, 2013
Fuel supplies across Kerala were hit on Saturday by a 48-hour strike launched by around 1,200 tanker lorry workers under the aegis of Kerala State Tanker Lorry Workers’ Union, CITU. The workers are...
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh),
February 24, 2013
Sulabh International, a non governmental organisation (NGO), has decided to double the monthly allowance of destitute, widowed women from this month to dissuade them from begging. The move will ben...
February 17, 2013
Unions of public sector banks (PSBs) will join the general strike called by central trade unions for February 20 and 21. The 26 PSBs have about 10 lakh employees.
The call for a c...
February 5, 2013
Over 50 million subscribers of the retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) may get 8.5 per cent return on their investments during 2012-13, 0.25 per cent higher than last...
December 19, 2012
A large number of beedi workers and contractors on Tuesday protested before the Regional Office of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation demanding better enforcement of Provident Fund (PF) Act.
November 30, 2012
Over 50 million provident fund subscribers can now access their account statements online as EPFO on Friday launched its e-Passbook service.
Active subscribers whose electronic challan-cu...
November 20, 2012
An apex organisation of newspaper and news agency employees on Tuesday decided to launch agitations in the capital on November 29 and 30 in protest against the non-implementation of the Majithia W...
November 9, 2012
A majority of the predominant migrant textile workers in Tirupur knitwear cluster are a discontented lot as they are yet to get the Deepavali bonus though only four days are left for the festival.
October 25, 2012
This refers to the report “Kingfisher staff refuse to accept salary offer” (Oct.23). How can the company offer just a part payment of dues? Is this to keep a hold on them? If one...
September 25, 2012
With much fanfare more than three months ago, an insurance scheme for drivers of private commercial vehicles was launched in the State. However, since its official launch in the district on June 1...
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