Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Labour laws


Bibek Debroy writes: As PM Modi said, the onus for labour reform is on the states

September 15, 2022 9:02 am

Bibek Debroy writes: Flexibility in laws, labour reform is being stymied at the state level

Indonesia to review minimum wage rules after protests over fuel price hike

September 13, 2022 10:43 am

President Joko Widodo raised subsidised fuel prices in Southeast Asia's largest economy by 30% earlier this month to. The fuel price hike is set to accelerate inflation, which has already reached its highest since 2015 due to rising food prices.

Larger plants, more jobs: Gains of early movers on labour reforms

July 27, 2022 6:54 am

States which had the necessary ecosystem and an enabling environment for the manufacturing sector to grow could reap the positive impact of changes in labour laws sooner than others.

Fire at SVS Aqua Technologies: Fact-finding team finds major loopholes in functioning of factory, says it was working without licence till 2020

July 08, 2021 9:47 am

Report asks for complete overhaul in inspection process, fast-tracked trial.

With farmers set to get busy with harvesting, trade unions to step in to sustain Delhi morcha

April 03, 2021 11:54 pm

PAU Employees Association, PAU Teachers Association , Student Unions, Ahrtiya Federation, Factory Workers Unions and other trade union representatives also took part in this meeting.

Opposition must think harder about political economy of protest to counter new political economy of reform

October 23, 2020 11:05 am

Despite economic headwinds, it has not been easy to use the economy as a point with which to attack the Modi government. It has still positioned itself as a breaker of the status quo.

New labour laws: Maharashtra govt to consult unions, trade outfits on implementation

October 08, 2020 3:33 am

The Cabinet was informed that while President Ram Nath Kovind had given his assent to the four labour codes, the Centre was yet to fix a date for its implementation, following which it was decided to hold consultations with unions.

Labour, farm Bills signal the end of inspector raj, freedom for farmers

October 03, 2020 9:08 am

In a matter of just a few weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has achieved what five prime ministers before him could not attempt in over 25 years for multiple reasons — from lack to conviction to fear of political blowback.

There is much in the labour codes that needs to be discussed and debated

October 03, 2020 9:21 am

Government’s response to migrants’ plight, economic crisis, has been to unilaterally bring changes in labour laws. But industrial prosperity cannot be built on a race to the bottom for workers.

What labour needs

September 22, 2020 11:44 pm

Especially at a time of acute economic distress, concerns of workers must be placed at centre of labour law changes.