Ministry going all out to push labour codes
The Labour Code on Industrial Relations Bill, 2018, was recently sent to the Cabinet for consideration.
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Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
Here’s breaking down the pre-market actions.
No panic on D-Street after 4.5% GDP print; some expect Santa Rally ahead
"I was expecting a GDP growth figure below 4.5 per cent. For me, it’s a slightly better number."
NDA govt has established peaceful biz climate: MoS Home
Speaking at the Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy also referred to abrogation of Article 370 and said it was achieved without any violence.
RSS-affiliated trade union calls for strike against "wrong" labour policies of Modi govt
BMS has called upon all workers to conduct nation-wide awareness programme from September 25 to October 2 to get ready for agitation against the wrong economic and labour policies of the government.
Lok Sabha passes Wage Code Bill to ensure minimum wage for workers
The minimum wages fixed by the Centre will no longer be based on employment but on geography and skills.
PM Narendra Modi calls on Saudi King Salman, meets top ministers to deepen bilateral ties
This is his second visit to the Gulf Kingdom. During his first visit in 2016, King Salman conferred Saudi's highest civilian award on him. The Crown Prince visited India in February 2019, giving a further fillip to the bilateral ties.
India's 2.2% population suffering from disability: NSO survey for July-Dec 2018
The NSO, a wing of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, has conducted a Survey of Persons with Disabilities during July 2018 to December 2018 as a part of 76th round of National Sample Survey (NSS). Prior to this, the survey on the same subject was carried out by the NSO during the 58th round (July-December 2002).
What Code on Wages means for the 50 crore workers it aims to benefit
The new code will bring under its ambit even domestic workers. Only MNREGA workers will not come under it.
Want to live in a 5-star rated home? Here’s how it can be possible
Green buildings are those buildings which are resource efficient both in terms of their design and operation. Institutes such as GRIHA provide evaluation as well as consultancy services to facilitate the development of green buildings.
Finland to grant work visas within two weeks from next year: Finnish employment minister
In an interview to PTI, Finnish employment minister Timo Harakka said that his government plans to reduce the time taken to grant work visas to just one to two weeks by next year. The move is aimed primarily at attracting more software professionals from countries like India, he said.
Parliament passes Wage Code Bill to ensure minimum wage for workers
This is the first in a series of four labour codes proposed in the government’s labour reform initiative.
Labour Ministry revives National Policy to increase domestic helps' wages
The ministry plans to set up a central board/trust where employers will register household helps, who will be paid equally on the basis of the work they do.
Board of trustees okays EPFO exit from DHFL
The board has approved EPFO’s exit from DHFL to retrieve its money for workers’ welfare.
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