July 12, 2019 12:05 am
Income inequalities must be reduced. But a National Minimum Wage may have unintended consequences
July 03, 2019 5:28 pm
The Wage Code Bill, which will subsume 44 labour laws, will allow the Centre to fix minimum wages for certain sectors, including railways and mines, while the states would be free to set minimum wages for other categories of employment.
December 31, 2018 6:55 am
It is also working on funding an enhanced minimum monthly pension of Rs 3,000 for the 6 crore workers in the organised sector — up from the current promise of Rs 1,000 per month, sources said.
December 28, 2018 4:36 am
The Bill, which was introduced in Lok Sabha in August last year, proposes a national level minimum wage that will be applicable to all employments in organised and unorganised sectors.