27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Employing a child below 14 years of age in any occupation or processes except where the child helps his family will now invite an imprisonment of up to two years as Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill in this regard.
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.
01 Jun 2016
New Delhi: This is an inspirational and motivating video narrated by Geeta Tandon who earns her living by living dangerously.
31 Aug 2012
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday highlighted the dignity of labour and said that her own requirements were minimal.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The option of work from home may not be available for all working women, but an amendment in the Maternity Benefit Act will provide 26-week maternity leave to all mothers, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.
01 May 2016
Hyderabad: Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya yesterday denied having any differences with the Finance Ministry over the EPF interest rate.
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The number of child labourers in the country has gone down from 1.26 crore in 2001 to 43.53 lakh in 2011, Lok Sabha was informed today.
25 Feb 2016
Washington: US President Barack Obama today signed a bill to ban the import of goods like fish, electronics and cocoa produced by forced labour, closing a legal loophole in an 85-year-old law that has failed to keep such products out of America.
30 May 2016
Chennai: A raid by authorities rescued 328 bonded labourers, including 106 children, from a brick kiln in Thiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu.
04 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Minister Gopal Rai today said the government will organise a one-day national conference of Construction Labour Board tomorrow against the Centre's decision to allegedly "snatch" powers of the board.