Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicLabour codes

Topic: Labour codes

Modi govt’s e-Shram takes digital literacy as granted. Won’t help unorganised sector workers

The absence of data for the unorganised workers is not by accident but by design.

Labour codes will miss July date as states aren’t ready, govt target now 1 Oct: Gangwar

New Delhi: The implementation of the Narendra Modi government’s four labour codes is being delayed due to the tardiness on the part of the...

Labour codes for industries don’t suit digital companies. Modi govt got a window to fix it

The Modi government’s labour codes, though historic, skirt over the realities of the digital economy and seek to transpose legacy regulation onto it.

Modi govt defers implementation of 4 labour codes as states yet to finalise relevant rules

The labour ministry had envisaged implementing the four codes on industrial relations, wages, social security and occupational health safety & working conditions from 1 April 2021.

Work from home here to stay, labour ministry adds it in standing order for service sector

Standing orders are an employment contract that spell out the rules of conduct for employees in industrial establishments that have over 300 workers. 

Workplaces with women on night shift have to provide creche & canteen, draft labour rules say

The draft rules, part of the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Condition Act, 2020, are likely to be put in public domain next week to invite feedback. 

India’s informal workers need more than Modi govt’s labour code to get social security

Expecting India's low-paid, unorganised workforce to be part of a fully contributed social sector architecture is unrealistic, writes IAS officer serving in Bihar.

Farmers and labourers over a privileged few – India is finally going the right way

Modi govt’s reforms will have far-reaching implications by expanding individual rights, which were only enjoyed by privileged few so far.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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