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Men at Work

Millions of Indian men live away from their homes, forming the bulk of the labour force that drives its cities. Their lives are about relentless toil, and little reprieve.

Need to convert young workforce into skilled labour: Pranab

India will register growth in double figures in the next fiscal,said Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.


Rapid development sees rise in labour-management conflicts at Dahej SEZ

Considered as one of the fastest growing Special Economic Zones (SEZs),Dahej in Bharuch district has off late witnessed an increasing number of labour-management conflicts.

Forest workers protest move to bring them under NREGA

The forest workers in Gujarat have opposed the state Forest Department’s move to bring them under the National Rural Employment Generation Act (NREGA) fearing it will cut down their daily wages.

Delhi undergroud

It seems Gurgaon’s anti-encroachment drive is not all inclusive. For,after the civic agencies launched a drive to remove encroachment from around Rajiv Chowk on National Highway 8...

Interim wage hike: 12,000 sugar factory workers from Pune to benefit

Around 2.5 lakh sugar factory workers from the state including nearly 12,000 workers from 14 cooperative and private sugar factories in Pune district,are set to get an interim wage hike next month.


Link worker union members go on hunger strike

Members of the Indian National Link Worker Union went on an indefinite hunger strike on Thursday,demanding higher pay and Class IV status to 1,400-odd link workers in the city.

Awareness campaign soon to help Khambat gem workers

Some relief could be in the way for the agate workers of Khambat in Anand district. The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has decided to ask for investments...

Safety in focus,realtors organise talks & demos

In a bid to ensure increased safety of workers at construction sites,the Pune wing of the Confederation Of Real Estate Developers Association Of India (Credai) will mark March 4-11 as ‘Safety Week’.

National holidays with pay for stone quarry workers

In what can be called a positive step towards improving the lives of those working in unorganised sectors,stone quarry workers in Pune district...