21 May 2015
Oak Brook (US): Hundreds of protesters marched around McDonald's suburban Chicago headquarters, shutting down at least one building on the corporate campus as they called for pay of USD 15 an hour and a union.
01 May 2015
New Delhi: Lamenting that not a single employer who denied minimum wages to workers has faced jail term, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said his government will bring in a law to enhance punishment for such violations and ensure that it is strictly implemented.
01 May 2015
Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Friday hiked to Rs.200 the minimum wages for daily labourers engaged in various industries and other construction activities in the state.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Senior doctors from hospitals under the municipal corporations of Delhi on Wednesday threatened to launch an indefinite stir if their salaries, pending since February, were not paid within the next two days.
16 May 2015
Chandigarh: Private bus operators in Punjab on Saturday went on a strike to protest against the "haste" shown by police in registering cases against drivers and conductors without proper investigation. The move comes a day after a case was registered against a private bus conductor by police on a complaint filed by two minor sisters who alleged that they were harassed by the conductor in Muktsar district.
15 May 2015
Chandigarh: Amid the blame game over the death of a girl after being pushed from a moving bus, two other cases of alleged harassment of girls, including one in a vehicle allegedly belonging to an Akali leader, have come to light.
14 May 2015
Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor has finished filming his upcoming thriller "Udta Punjab", which he considers as one of the challenging roles of his career.
18 Feb 2015
Chandigarh: The Haryana government has increased the minimum monthly wage for industrial labourers and those engaged in brick-kilns by Rs 173.25.
11 May 2015
New Delhi: To assuage concerns of foreign portfolio investors slapped with MAT demand, the government on Monday put on hold issuance of fresh notices and any further assessments on levy of this tax on such entities.
29 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the continuation of Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension for pensioners under the Employees' Pension Scheme beyond the financial year 2014-15.