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Labour codes need to be drafted keeping in mind realities of informal sector workers

February 18, 2021 8:54 am

These vulnerabilities of the informal sector became even more prominent as the entire country went into a state of suspension due to the lockdown enforced as a state response to the pandemic.

New labour codes will force workers into a more precarious existence

October 15, 2020 9:06 am

In real terms, the essential thrust of the new labour codes is the generalisation of a paradigm of labour–capital relations, which is based on reduced state intervention or deregulation, and its corollary, bipartite industrial relations.

Dalitality: Labour laws and the muffled voices of 93%

May 31, 2020 3:50 pm

Labour laws are a conglomeration of close to 250 Central and state laws that grant protection to the labourer by regulating fair wages, conditions of work, overtime, leave, and social securities through employment security.

Maharashtra to bring in new safety policy for factories, shops, construction workers

January 15, 2018 4:10 am

We are planning to bring in stringent safety norms for shops and establishments that will be applicable to all units irrespective of number of labourers. The policy will include norms for factories and construction workers,” said Sambhaji Patil-Nilangekar, state labour minister.

The Day India was a Union of Strikes

September 03, 2015 6:03 am

A claimed 16 cr members of 10 central trade unions shut down parts of the country to protest changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs.

Let’s track the small bangs

August 20, 2015 12:20 am

Labour law reform isn’t only about amending Chapter VB of the Industrial Disputes Act. Smaller changes are underway, even in the states where you would least expect them

Labour law reforms to top agenda at ILC conference

July 11, 2015 12:54 am

The decision was taken by the Standing Labour Committee on Friday that met to finalise the agenda for the ILC.

Labour laws take centre stage

July 07, 2015 3:00 am

Earlier, the Prime Minister’s Office too is understood to have written to state governments encouraging them to take forward labour law reforms.

Unions oppose draft small factories Bill

February 07, 2015 2:00 am

A small factory is proposed to be defined as “any premises wherein a manufacturing process is carried on and which employs less than forty workers.”

State forms panel to review labour laws

February 01, 2015 4:10 am

Six-member committee that the Maharashtra government constituted would be chaired by the labour commissioner.