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LabourMin plans health & occupational safety regulator for factories

Soon after taking office, the NDA government had begun reviewing the Independence-era Factories Act, 1948 and had introduced the Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2014 in Parliament in August last year.

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Hungry For Homework

Without better quality schooling, attempts to curb child labour can only go so far.

‘Due to problems of poverty, children allowed to help parents after school’

Bandaru Dattatreya stressed that NGOs and social activists have approved the provisions that would allow children less than 14 years of age to only help in family and home enterprises, after school hours.

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Child labour rules likely on Cabinet agenda

The proposed amendments seek to bar children between ages of 14 and 18 years, who will be termed as “adolescent” from working in hazardous sector.

Govt set to ban employment of children less than 14 years; regulate adolescent workers

The move is a significant break given that child labour accounts for nearly 8.5 per cent of the country’s 31.2-crore workforce.

17 child labourers rescued from Rajkot factory

All the 17 boys were from Madhubani district of Bihar and had come to work in the city with their distant relatives.

NAC second term a mixed bag as policy issues get stuck

The NAC had submitted drafts of two new legislation during its current tenure.

Domestic help abuse: Airhostess,sister sent to JC till Nov 13

Bira and Stoile,who had come to the court along with her baby,were arrested early morning.

No use of kids in poll work,EC warns

The Election Commission of India has directed all recognised political parties to ensure that no child is involved in any election-related activity under the purview of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act,1986

NCPCR for change in Child Labour Act,seeks cover for teens

Head of the child rights body advocates need to redefine word ‘child’,’child labourer’ under the Act.

Child labour: Mehsana factory inspector asks for birth certificate

The factory inspector at the cotton ginning factory in Mehsana has asked for the official birth records of the boy who lost his right arm in an accident.

10 child labourers rescued from 5 restaurants

The social security cell of Pune police Crime Branch has rescued 10 child labourers working at well known restaurants in the city on Monday.

More transparent byelaws for housing societies this week

The 60,000 housing societies in the Maharashtra will soon have to enforce a set of regulations on various aspects ranging from employment of underage children to having in place a tailor-made disaster management plan.

8,000 kgs of eatables destroyed

Unhygienic conditions,violation of Child Labour Act and filthy material being used for preparation of eatables was exposed after teams from the UT Administration inspected five workshops.

Over 30 people booked in four days under Child Labour Act

A team of officers from different departments booked 15 employers under the Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Act,1986,on Wednesday.