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Modi government harmful for employment: Rahul

September 03, 2021 1:52 pm

"It does not promote or support any kind of business or employment not belonging to friends and instead is trying to snatch jobs from those who have them", Gandhi tweeted.

Bumble announces one week paid leave to combat burnout, pandemic stress for employees

June 22, 2021 5:39 pm

A Bumble spokesperson said, “Like everyone, our global team has had a very challenging time during this pandemic. We wanted to give our teams around the world an opportunity to shut off and focus on themselves for a week”

Bengal to recruit 31.5K teachers by March: Mamata Banerjee

June 22, 2021 5:07 am

Of the total, 10,500 primary teachers (Class 1 to 4) and 14,000 upper primary teachers (Class V to VIII) will be recruited before Durga Puja in October while the rest 7,000 primary teachers will be recruited by March.

59% Indian companies intends to give salary increments: Survey

April 14, 2021 5:06 pm

According to staffing company Genius Consultants '10th Hiring, Attrition and Compensation Trend 2021-22', with this impressive growth rate, the market is expected to be stable, and the companies will also relook at their business continuity strategy along with strengthening the workforce.

43% MSMEs and startups plan on hiring women over next 6 months: Survey

October 20, 2020 7:14 pm

As per a survey conducted by community engagement platform LocalCircles, which got over 7,000 responses from startups, MSMEs and entrepreneurs across 104 top business districts in India, 31 per cent of such firms across the country have reduced their women workforce in the last 8 months.

Modi govt forms two cabinet committees to bolster employment, economic growth

June 05, 2019 8:35 pm

The latest development comes close on the heels of a report by the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) that showed India’s unemployment rate at a 45-year high of 6.1 per cent in 2017-18.

Extending MGNREGA to urban areas will create 50 million jobs: State Of Working India 2019 report

April 16, 2019 10:38 pm

Interestingly, researchers observed that as much as 5 million people left the workforce between 2016 and 2018. "The beginning of the decline in jobs coincided with demonetisation in November 2016, although no direct causal relationship can be established based only on these trends," The State of Working India (SWI) 2019 report released by Azim Premji University says.

Before Govt blocked jobs report, stats panel search body tweaked in its favour

March 07, 2019 7:23 am

Earlier, the composition of the search committee, according to the MoSPI Resolution dated June 1, 2005, was: Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission as Chairperson along with an RBI Deputy Governor and “two eminent persons.

‘Minimum wage hike looks sharper as determination method not revised for long’

March 03, 2019 1:40 am

"The Central Government has also increased in January 2017 the minimum wages for agricultural and non-agricultural laborers by 30% and 42% respectively to Rs 300 and Rs 350 a day."

‘The market is not creating pressure on the private sector to work towards skilling people’

February 24, 2019 12:03 am

The NSDC CEO says the problem is not jobs but wages, puts the difference in salaries of individuals after skilling at Rs 12,000 annually, notes that while automation is leading to loss of jobs, it is also creating many, and stresses need to introduce skilling courses in schools.


What millennials want from companies and jobs: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

It's almost a billion dollar question. What do millennials want? A global survey tries to answer the question. Millennials are many things. Many statements are attributed to them when it comes to what they want and how they behave.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Bandaru Dattatreya, VC for scholar's suicide

January 19, 2016 11:25 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government at the Centre over the suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University. He accused Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and varsity's Vice Chancellor of abetting the suicide of the scholar. Rahul, who interacted with the protesting students of the University of Hyderabad, said the varsity had used to its power to 'crush' the students, instead of allowing them to express themselves.