India mulls 'One Nation, One Pay Day': Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar
"There should be a pan-India single wage day every month across various sectors to ensure that workers get timely payment of salaries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on this legislation to get passed soon. Similarly, we are also looking at uniform minimum wages across sectors which will safeguard better livelihood of workers," he said.
Labour ministry drops the plan to corporatise EPFO
The ministry’s proposal to corporatise the EPFO had faced severe criticism. In its latest ...
UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy
The date of Britain’s exit has been delayed three times.
Suits ain't in vogue anymore: Millennials match light denims with blazers as work wear
Menswear designer Kunal Anil Tanna says the blazers have transformed over the years.
UK's Labour vows to nationalise some of BT in free broadband plan
The sweeping upgrade of Britain's internet infrastructure would be paid for by raising taxes on tech firms such as Alphabet's Google, Amazon and Facebook and using its Green Transformation fund, Labour said. It said it would nationalise Openreach as well as parts of BT Technology, BT Enterprise and BT Consumer.
Extending workers' safety code to small enterprises will hamper job growth, CII tells govt
CII has suggested government set up common facilities for establishments in a locality to avail on cost basis. Besides, it has suggested labour ministry revisit the penalties proposed for contraventions so that the focus is on compliance and deterrence. The industry body has sent its recommendations to the standing committee on labour.
Sebi lays down mechanism to map unique client code with demat account
"Stock exchanges and depositories shall map the existing UCCs with the demat account of the clients latest by December 31, 2019," the regulator said in a circular.
Lok Sabha refers labour code to standing committee
The code aims to regulate the employment of workers, including those engaged by contractors, and their working conditions across sectors. It envisages setting up a National Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to advise the government on the standards, rules and regulations on worker safety, besides overseeing implementation.
Complaint against JNU students on statue's vandalism
The complaint, received by Vasant Kunj North police station, is being examined by senior officers so that they can take a decision whether to file a case, sources said. "We are examining the merits of the complaint," said a senior IPS officer, adding a decision will be taken very soon.
Government to push OSH Code for passage in Budget session: Santosh Gangwar
The Code was introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 23, 2019. It is expected to enhance the coverage of workers manifold and also merge 13 central labour laws into a single code which would apply to all establishments employing 10 or more workers.
Essar Steel: SC verdict lays down roles of creditors, adjudicating body
Finance minister said the verdict had reinforced the credibility of the insolvency code.
Government suggests nine-hour working day in draft labour code
“The number of hours which shall constitute a normal working day… shall be of nine hours,” said the draft rules, floated for public opinion.
View: India can’t get by without a big bang
The government needs to revive investment. The only way to do so is to embrace true “big bang” reforms.
UK Labour suffers 'major cyber attack' ahead of election
Britain's main opposition Labour party said that it had suffered a "large-scale cyber attack" which undermined some of its campaign efforts for next month's election. The attempted hack on Monday was repelled and there was no data breach, it said. But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn admitted he was worried about other attacks, and just hours after he spoke, the party's website went down.
NCLAT's Essar Steel ruling set aside: Everything you need to know
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the July 4 order of the NCLAT approving ArcelorMittal's Rs 42,000-crore bid for acquiring debt-laden E...
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