Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

labour market


Souring MSME loans speak of a continuing distress that simmers in the labour markets

September 09, 2022 12:36 pm

Most of the loans that have turned bad were under the first tranche of the scheme. This is worrying as it points towards the possibility of more pain surfacing in the months ahead

Labour Force Survey data underlines strain in labour market, lack of job creation in non-agri sectors

September 08, 2021 9:43 am

The reverse migration of labour from cities to villages would have only increased the pressure on agriculture to absorb the workers.

Fighting yesterday’s war

May 01, 2015 12:23 am

The land market crisis is actually a labour market crisis. The problem is our inability to create enough non-farm jobs.

US jobless claims at 3-month low

March 07, 2014 6:18 am

Initial claims returned to a more normal level, consistent with healthy labor market conditions, said Yelena Shulyatyeva.

US Jobless claims fall to lowest in a month

December 27, 2013 2:30 am

Economists polled had expected first-time applications to fall to 345,000 last week.

Talking facts

November 14, 2013 5:28 am

Quarterly labour market surveys will help policymakers,as long as they are reliable.

Push for contracts in Indian rupee add to pressure on $18-billion BPO industry

November 11, 2013 2:14 am

BPO industry,battling margin pressure and diminishing cost arbitrage,is set to take a further hit.

Pink slips: Calls for social security measures in contract employment get louder

September 14, 2013 4:43 am

Pink slips have triggered panic across all industry verticals in the country.

India most optimistic on hiring plans for Oct-Dec quarter: ManpowerGroup

September 10, 2013 3:00 pm

A dramatic turnaround in employer confidence is driving employment forecast.

China end-Sept urban jobless rate at 4.1%

October 25, 2011 1:08 pm

The rate was down 0.2 percentage points compared with the same period a year ago.