15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation on Independence Day, today said respect for dignity of labour should be our national trait.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Cheaper labour is not enough to drive the manufacturing growth and attract investors into the country as there are other factors like 'high power tariff' and 'tougher regulatory regime' which need attention, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya said.
16 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Those hiring a full-time domestic help may soon have to pay them a minimum salary of Rs 9,000 per month, compulsory paid leave of 15 days a year, and maternity leave to boot.
21 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Endorsing the government's labour law reforms, NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya today said India Inc needs to step up to create jobs and offer inputs to the government on boosting employment at good wages.
03 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government plans to put in place provisions to punish parents whose children are found to be engaged in child labour, which has been seeing a declining trend.
20 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Facing resistance to labour reforms from within, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said changes in the laws will be made only after consensus and stressed that "obsolete and unnecessary" laws are being weeded out.
19 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Amid strong opposition by trade unions against certain proposed amendments to labour laws, the two-day long 46th Indian Labour Conference is likely to witness a stormy session on these issues tomorrow.
20 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Taking a jibe at political leaders exploiting photo opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he does not need to take a cameraman with him to understand poverty.
10 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO is considering a scheme for its subscribers so that they are able to own a house by retirement, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said here today.
27 Jun 2015
Hyderabad: The Union Labour Ministry proposes to come out with four labour codes in the areas of wages, industrial relations, social security and working conditions to strengthen safety and social security of workers.