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Ray of hope for jobless Gitanjali Group employees

[India], Mar 07 (ANI): Union Labour ministry will examine the situation of Gitanjali Group employees who have been rendered jobless after shutdown of companies, on the backdrop of the Punjab National Bank scam. On being asked whether these employees will be ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

Rs. 15,000 crore to be spent to train labourers under Skill India: Dharmendra Pradhan

[India], Dec 22 (ANI): Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said an initiative by the transport and skill development departments to spend Rs. 15,000 crore as payment to labourers working on construction of national highways under Skill India, has been ...
 Sify2 months ago

Nitin Gadkari warns steel and cement firms against making cartels

Union minister Nitin Gadkari today warned companies, especially in the cement and steel sectors, of stern action if they formed cartels to increase the prices of key infrastructure commodities. With infrastructure sector witnessing an upswing in activities in ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Why Indian Labour Conference has been postponed

At the 47th ILC, scheduled for February 26 and 27 in Delhi, trade unions and employers were to discuss key issues related to employment and social security coverage to workers The Union government has postponed the Indian Labour Conference, which was to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.   The decision was apparently taken to avoid an embarrassment, as central trade unions had threatened a boycott of the event. “The ILC has been postponed. Inconvenience is ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Sangh affiliate BMS to embarrass Modi govt with protests over ‘anti-labour’ Budget

Miffed with the Union budget, the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), RSS's labour wing, is planning to hold a nationwide agitation against the central government over its anti-labour policies. The decision to hold the agitation was taken at the BMS' National ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Why RSS' labour wing will boycott PM's speech  Rediff.com1 month ago

Govt drops move to make hire and fire easier

The decision to drop the proposal was taken last month during a meeting that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley held with labour ministry officials. The government has dropped a contentious proposal to allow factories with a big workforce to retrench and layoff workers or shut shop without seeking its nod. Earlier this week, the labour and employment ministry had circulated a Cabinet note for inter-ministerial consultations on the proposed Code on Industrial Relations Bill 2018, set to be ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Budget 2018: Jaitley may have some bad news for the labour ministry

It had earlier proposed cutting it down to Rs 250 crore due to slow progress in enrollment of new employees. The finance ministry may likely trim budgetary support towards the Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) scheme, a flagship programme for incentivising job creation, substantially for the present fiscal year in the Union Budget to be presented on Thursday.   Government sources said the finance ministry had informed the labour ministry of a reduction in the budgetary ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Indian Railways adopts GCC services for contractors

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Indian Railways have introduced new General Conditions or Contracts (GCC) for Services to define the terms and conditions for contractors engaged in service contracts for non-operational areas. The ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

How the Communists killed Bengal's industry

West Bengal's longest serving chief minister Jyoti Basu once told an industrialist that capitalists were class enemies and he should expect no sympathy.Ishita Ayan Dutt tracks the political excesses behind the state's downfall. IMAGE: Starting in the 1960s, labour disputes and lock-outs in many companies lasted more than a year, marking their decline. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images It is the late 1960s. Urban Bengal has taken to the Naxal movement and parts of Calcutta (as Kolkata was called ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

In Karnataka, Centre-state battle is over free cooking gas

Rebuffing petroleum ministry, Siddaramaiah launches Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana-like scheme months before state polls The Centre and the Congress-ruled Karnataka are engaged in a tussle over free cooking gas connections to the poor, with the state recently launching a scheme similar to the Narendra Modi government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).   The Siddaramaiah-led government’s move to introduce the Mukhyamantri Anila Bhagya Yojana (MMAY) comes months ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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