Govt should step up expenditure to spur consumption: Sangita Reddy, FICCI president
Sangita Reddy, who is the joint managing director of Apollo Hospitals, also said that the government needed to focus on “clusters,” besides undertaking labour reforms, to boost manufacturing in the country. “To spur consumption, we need to put money into the system.
Labour commission to look into staff unrest at Coke plants
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NDA govt is anti-labour, Congress supports ‘Bharat Band’: Ashok Chavan
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Industry chiefs seek faster approvals, labour reforms in meeting with CM
The meeting, a first after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray became the Chief Minister of the state, saw industrialists like Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Adi Godrej, Anand Mahindra, bankers such as Deepak Parekh and Uday Kotak speaking on the steps required to give a boost to state’s growth.
‘Farm and Labour Policy Changes Needed for More Equitable Growth’
Even high prices do not benefit farmers as a tiny portion of the price gains reach them
Millions of gig workers set to get health cover, other sops with labour law tweak
The code on social security, one of four codes that are intended to refashion 43 labour laws, seeks to extend coverage of employees state insurance corporation act across India and to all establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Labourer should be at centre of industrial policy: Maharashtra CM
"Employment generation is a challenge and any new amendment to the industrial policy in the state should ensure that the labourer is the focus and centre point," Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said. He further added that employment generation, along with investment, should be the criteria for industries to get concessions.
India needs 6.3% labour productivity growth to attain 8% hike in GDP: India Ratings
Country will have to increase its labour productivity growth to 6.3% to attain 8% economic growth.
REC Group asserts premium quality dominance by launching its ProTrust Warranty
The REC ProTrust Warranty includes a 25-year product warranty, 25-year performance warranty and up to 25-year labour warranty by REC Certified Solar Professionals.
Bharat Bandh live updates: Strike by trade unions gets mixed response
10 Central trade unions have called fot the strike which is being supported by many other organisations. The protestors' demand during the Bharat Bandh includes Centre to drop the proposed labour reforms. A Bill in this regard was passed and proposes to merge 44 labour laws into four codes -- wages, industrial relations, social security, and safe working conditions.
Face consequences if you go on strike: Govt to employees
The Central Trade Union, except Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, and their affiliates in different sectors are mobilising workers and employees for their proposed nationwide general strike on January 8, to protest against some of the central government policies and press for 12-point common demands.
Spain's Sanchez wins parliament vote to return as PM
Spain's parliament on Tuesday confirmed Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's reappointment as prime minister by a razor-thin margin, ending almost a year of political limbo for the eurozone's fourth-largest economy.
With four labour codes, 2020 to be a 'year of reforms': Santosh Gangwar
Entering 2020, the government hopes that India would be able to implement all four codes on wages, industrial relations, social security and occupational safety, health and working conditions. These are expected to improve ease of doing business and safeguard interest of workers.
Labour Ministry mulls 'Santusht' portal in Jan for speedy resolution of grievances
Initially, Santusht (Hindi for satisfied) would monitor all services provided by retirement fund body EPFO and health insurance and services provider ESIC to formal sector workers. Later, the portal would cover other wings of the ministry as well. It would also have data on real time basis to assess the performance of each and every official.
Labour Ministry moots social security fund linked to CSR norms
The ministry has proposed constituting a social security fund or funds for provision of social security to unorganised workers, platform workers or gig workers or any class of such workers to be administered by the central government in the social security code.
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