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11 bonded child labours rescued in Ludhiana, no FIR registered

A team of Labour Department and NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan rescued 11 child laborers aged 8 to 14 years on Wednesday from Guru Vihar in Ludhiana. Children were working as bonded laborers and were not getting minimum wages. They were being paid Rs 50-100 per week by Surindra Export – in Guru Vihar on Rahon […]


Safety, the unknown in Chhattisgarh industries

In the dank and dark underground coal mines of north Chhattisgarh, over 60 metres below the surface, a notice on the walls asks miners to lie down in the event of a blast.

Jobs report spawns conspiracy theories

Conspiracy theorists came out in full force after the government reported a sudden drop in the US unemployment rate one month before Election Day

Policy draft on ‘compassionate job’ ready,to be tabled in Cabinet soon

Following the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court,the West Bengal government has drafted a comprehensive policy on granting jobs on compassionate ground.

Kerala to give Onam kits to Northeast workers

To reassure workers from the Northeast and north India,the Kerala government decided to distribute Onam festival kits to them.

Out to rescue child workers,officials ‘save’ employer son

Labour department officials had reportedly picked up a wrong child during a raid on three jardoshi units in Katargam area of Surat on Wednesday evening.


May Day gift for workers: Employment exchange

United Cycles Parts and Manufacturers Association also plans to help labourers receive training and skill upgradation.

MC may levy 1% cess in villages

The Municipal Corporation is contemplating imposing a 1 per cent cess on the construction of residential buildings in villages under its purview.

They can work,but employer must ensure safety: Admn

A day after the Gurgaon administration asked malls,shops and pubs to seek permission from the Labour department if they wanted women employees to stay at work after 8 pm,officials on Wednesday clarified they had not asked women to stop working at night.

Briefly Region : Panel on organ transplant in Haryana

Haryana government has constituted a state-level Authorisation Committee under the chairmanship of the Additional Director General,Health Services,or the senior-most director to oversee transplantation of human organs across the state.


Maruti cracks whip: Sacks 15,suspends 10 striking workers

* Company says workers violated agreement signed in the presence of govt officials.

Child labour growing concern in city

Small children working at roadside eateries,shops and some even in canteens of various institutes are a common site in the city.

Indian workers resume duties after Dubai row

Indian workers who were involved in a scuffle with security guards in Dubai have resumed work as employers have agreed to consider their demands,the Indian consulate here has said.

Jobless rate in US soars to 9.8%

US unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 per cent in November,a seven-month high,as hiring slowed.

Ensure labourer safety or go to jail: HC

Expressing its concern over the collapse of a foot overbridge outside Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium which left 27 workers injured,the Delhi High Court ordered state Labour Department officials to ensure the safety of labourers.