How much do the salaried really earn? Here are the most detailed findings yet
The keenly-awaited PLFS 2017-18 findings have finally provided definitive answers to a key question.
Under NREGA, workers to get Rs 250 daily allowance for skill training
Ministry to train labourers to upgrade their skill sets & equip them wi...
6 lessons from a woman's entrepreneurial journey from cook to caterer
Surveys show that only a small percentage of contractors working in the...
PENCiL power: Keeping victims of child labour in schools through attendance stipend
A portal launched by the labour ministry has become a pivotal tool in rescuing and rehabilitating victims of child labour.
Prime Minister forms two Cabinet panels to spur investment and employment
Economic growth slowed to a 20-quarter low of 5.8% in Jan-March, annual growth slumped to a five year low.
India Ratings defends rating process; says Fitch Singapore executive no longer employed
It says that its ratings for IL&FS group entities followed a robust and transparent analysis of relevant information.
Job changes in focus for better data on formal employment
The new mechanism will help track people who change jobs to get a picture of formal employment in the country.
Women bag frontline roles in gig economy, but lag behind in wages
While more women are joining the gig economy in such roles, they are paid less than men for the same jobs.
India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment
The developers were tasked with transforming an expanse larger than New York's Central Park into a city with more than 100 skyscrapers supporting more than 1 million jobs - all within a decade.
Labour code on mandatory minimum wages notified; 50 crore workers to benefit
The code ensures minimum wages along with timely payment of wages to all employees and workers.
View: PPPs could show the way for employment generation in India
India needs to remove obstacles in private sector job creation, complemented by job creation in public sector.
52% employees willing to forfeit more than 10% of salary for job security: Survey
The Randstad survey also found that 45% of employees plan to change employer by next year.
Homework done right: Employees won't send CVs to a company with no digital profile
71% job seekers would not apply to a position if there was no information.
Questions for 2020: Job crisis over?
The real crisis has been in the blue-collar, semi-skilled, unskilled manual labour space, including those in the rural economy, where the slowdown in the economy has made the deepest impact, starting from severe loss of mandays in the automobile sector, to marked deterioration in the construction and exports sectors, and then through the demand compression for agro-industries.
Agricultural, rural labour CPI base year to be revised to 2019-20
The new index will take into account significant change in the consumption basket over the past three decades.
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