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    Yogima Seth Sharma

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    States may be nudged to modify laws in line with labour codesCovid-19 crisis to inflict massive downward pressure on wages in the near future: ILOCentre revamps job survey to include informal sector, small establishmentsWork generated by MGNREGS in November lowest this fiscal
    EPFO subscribers up 45 lakh in FY21, big indicator of job creation: Apurva Chandra, Labour SecretaryCOVID-19: Businesses face cash crunch as the greatest challenge to maintain staff and operationsCentral trade unions claim 25 crore workers participated in nationwide strikeIndia’s unemployment rate rises further, employment rate lowest since June
    Listed companies post record 171% jump in Q2 profitsNITI Aayog releases compendium on Covid practices by states and Union TerritoriesSeptember registers creation of highest number of formal jobs in this fiscalA relook at national floor for minimum wages
    Trade unions expect 25 cr workers to participate in nationwide strike against farm and labour lawsIndia must increase expenditure on research and development: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh KantAITUC raises objections to 12-hr factory work rule, says it violates ILO ConventionEPFO adds 14.9 lakh net new subscribers in September; quarterly addition at pre-Covid levels
    Low wage increase despite bumper profits by listed cos in Q2: CMIEEPFO settles 149.3 lakh claims; disburses over Rs 55,000 croreGovt plans to link e-courts with land records, registration databasesTwelve working hours in a day notified as part of draft job code
    NITI Aayog wants dedicated oversight body for use of artificial intelligenceGovt mulls easing rules for border nation FDIAll signs point to economic revival: Amitabh Kant, Niti CEOThe pace of economic recovery is increasing, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
    Government notifies draft rules under the Code on Social SecurityCabinet note likely on Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana in next 15 daysAtmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana: Job plan may have a tough job to doFM announces Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana to incentivise job creation
    Wage bill of listed companies could be up by 3-4% in first half of this fiscal: CMIEGovt to offer cash subsidy as means to encourage domestic manufacturing of storage batteriesCabinet gives in-principle nod to PLI in 10 sectors, sops worth Rs 1.4 lakh crore likelyEagle & elephant: A new trade tale
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    High hopes of WTO resuscitation under Joe BidenGovernment eases claim criteria under unemployment schemeAgriculture reforms will transform rural economy: Ramesh ChandMSDE asks states to undertake skills training in AI, IoT
    Employment rate falls to 37.8% in October, a first since the start of recovery in MayMin to review criteria to select beneficiaries for welfare initiativesESIC beneficiaries will soon be able to utilise healthcare facilities under Ayushman BharatIndia set to bring 8 more sectors under PLI scheme
    Centre notifies draft rules for Industrial Relations Code, aims for April 2021 implementationEmployees’ State Insurance Corporation kick-starts work on social security scheme for organised workersNITI Aayog frames a model Act on conclusive land titlesIndia to offer production-linked incentives to more sectors, says official
    Plans afoot to bring two schemes under EPFOBihar's unemployment rate on the rise, much higher than all-India average: CMIEGovernment needs to invest in electricity distribution infrastructure, says reportCovid-19 impact: Niti Aayog proposes online dispute resolution mechanism
    Govt plans to bring voluntary pension scheme for small traders, unorganised workers under EPFOMinistry of skill development seeks suggestion to amend Apprenticeship ActGovt amends ESIC contribution norms, increases maternity benefit entitlement to membersIndia uniquely positioned to become AI lab of the world: NITI Aayog's Amitabh Kant
    Skills development ministry launches guidelines for awarding bodies and assessment under NCVETNITI Aayog begins groundwork on identifying more PSUs for saleCentre of Indian Trade Unions expresses concern over change in base year for CPI-IWEmployment: Highest number of formal jobs created in August in this fiscal
    Demand for work: MGNREGA beneficiaries surpass last year's numbersThird quarter contraction may be smaller than forecast, says NITI Aayog Vice ChairmanShifting consumer pattern: Indians are spending less on food and more on housing, health & educationRise in unemployment rate weakening India's labour market recovery, says CMIE
    India draws up plan to formalise apprenticeship training of 400 million unorganised workersGovt to hire experts for framing rules of three labour codesStructural change, sustained spending are a must for recovering from COVID-19, says ILORevised inflation index to impact DA, put more money in hands of govt employees: Official
    Anybody can download and play PUBG despite ban; government says it's aware of breachesGovernment to start issuing 14-digit unique land parcel identification numberGovt to set up inter-ministerial committee on energy modellingLabour minister Santosh Gangwar calls for global action on balance between labour and employer
    Government allows bulk transfer of provident fund from exempted establishmentsCompletion rates for projects in India fall to precipitously low levels: DataAhead of festive season, firms restore salaries back to pre-Covid levels amid economic recoveryRSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh to hold nation-wide protest on Oct 28   over labour codes
    Ministry to soon kick-start the process of framing rules for three labour codes: Santosh GangwarLabour codes to help workers become self-reliant in coming days: Santosh GangwarESIC issues comprehensive guidelines for employers, workers to prevent spread of Covid-19Government saves Rs 6000 crore or 50% of funds allocated for skilling scheme
    Labour ministry clarification: Changes in labour laws will not trigger rampant hiring and firing of workersRecovery in formal job market pushes EPFO enrolments to 8.45 lakh in JulyRecovery in India's employment rate incomplete, says Centre for Monitoring Indian EconomyAlmost Rs 95,000 crore loans outstanding under SHG bank scheme: Narendra Singh Tomar
    Skilled workers trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana get higher wages: GovtParliament passes Labour Bills, making it easier for employers to hire and fireTrade unions to hold nationwide strike on Wednesday to protest against labour law changesIndia Inc has a long wishlist but first wants to know how much govt can spend
    Lok Sabha initiates discussion on three bills with labour minister Santosh Kumar GangwarGovt to revise guidelines for better allocation of funds for SC, ST: Rao InderjitIndia Inc welcomes new labour laws, says it will push up costs but gives freedomRs 44,054.72 crore has been withdrawn from the EPFO till date: Govt in Rajya Sabha
    3557 workers affected by lay-offs across India between January and June: Labour ministry dataGovt has taken number of steps to increase women participation in labour force: Labour minister80,000 new additions take PM-SYM's total subscriber count to over 44 lakhCentral trade unions extend support to nationwide protests against new Farm Bills
    EPFO records 8.45 lakh new enrolments in JulyNew Social Security Code introduces different ceilings for different workersGovt proposes allowing cos with not less than 300 workers to fire staff without its nodGovt introduces three crucial Bills on labour laws in Lok Sabha amid Congress' opposition
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