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Labour reforms in the offing, no more 'permanent' jobs
Mathrubhumi

Labour reforms in the offing, no more 'permanent' jobs

New Delhi: Shifting away from the tradition of permanent jobs, the job sector is looking towards the contractual workmanship. The Ministry of Labour and Employment will hold discussions with trade unions to scrape the system of permanent jobs. For this, ... Mathrubhumi, 4 days ago

Mamata rolls out worker welfare schemes, opposition says old ones, new names

With local elections due in early 2018, Mamata doles out retirement benefits for contract labour. On November 24, the West Bengal finance department issued a notification announcing Rs 2 lakh in post-retirement benefits to all contract workers in the ...
 India Today1 month ago
Business Standard

Freer hand likely in hiring contract workers for ancillary businesses

The Union government is holding a discussion on Tuesday on a change to the contract labour law, aimed at giving a freer hand in hiring such labour for ancillary businesses and non-core activities.The proposed law also has provisions to bring information ...
 Business Standard6 days ago
Business Standard

Govt brings back fixed-term employment, central trade unions to oppose move

The Union government has issued a draft notification to allow all businesses to offer fixed-term contracts to workers.This will enable industries to hire workers for short-term assignments and terminate their services once the projects are completed. The ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Proposal to bring back fixed-term employment on anvil  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Didn't know he was cleaning STP: kin of dead labourers

Sunday began as usual for Manjula, wife of Madegowda, one of three labourers who died cleaning the sewage line at ND Sepal apartment in Somasundarapalya. Everyone was at home and Manjula was preparing upma for her 14-year-old son Appu, a Class VIII student, ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Sacked Peenya unit staff take case to labour dept

The labour department has issued a notice to multinational company Avery Dennison after it sacked 47 workers. The company produces apparel labels and tags for leading fashion brands around the world. According to K R Jayaram, vice president of Garment and ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Business Standard

Gems and jewellery exports contract 4.8 pc in April-Nov

Gems and jewellery exports saw a 4.8 per cent dip at USD 22.43 billion during April- November this year owing to demand slowdown in major markets, including the US.According to the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) data, exports stood at USD ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago After 13-month recovery, exports fall 1.1% to $23 bn in October  Business Standard2 months ago

BWSSB contractors demand huge sums to re-link houses with new drains

City residents, already troubled by the dug-up roads to replace the underground drains, had a rude shock when contractors asked for money to link the connection to their houses. Sign boards are placed closer to the labyrinth of hollowed-out streets, informing ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Exclusive: China's Nanjing Hanrui can't be sure its cobalt did not involve child labour

By Pratima Desai and Tom Daly LONDON/BEIJING - China's Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt, which sells the metal to a firm approved by the London Metal Exchange, said it was unable to ascertain that its products did not involve the use of child labour in Africa. Nanjing ...
 Sify1 month ago

Almost half of Japan firms keen to improve internal controls in wake of scandals: Reuters poll

By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) - Fretting about the impact of a string of falsification and compliance scandals, nearly half of Japanese firms have either taken steps to strengthen internal controls or are planning to do so, a Reuters poll showed. In the ...
 Sify1 month ago
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