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Bollywood's daily wage workers battle for survival in coronavirus days

Despite generating billions of dollars, world's most prolific film industry has no established scheme to protect its most vulnerable members

31 Jul 2020 10:28 AM

Former AI pilot arranges transport for migrants stuck in Mumbai

Singh arranged 14 SUVs for the workers to reach Prayagraj, so far he helped nearly 183 migrant workers to reach their natives

18 May 2020 11:08 AM

Neighbouring cities deny entry to locals employed in Mumbai

According to the civic officials, the Covid-19 cases in the neighbouring areas are on rise due to the infections coming from the BMC limits

07 May 2020 11:21 AM

Washington DC closes all non-essential businesses, orders people to stay home

DC Mayor Muriel also prohibited gathering of 10 or more people

26 Mar 2020 10:39 AM

Industrial Relations Code bill introduced in Lok Sabha

This bill is part of the government's initiative to reform labour laws by amalgamating 44 legislations related to labourers.

28 Nov 2019 3:17 PM


Indians most satisfied with boss, employees globally claim they are better at job

French, German, and UK workers are by far the most pessimistic about manager performance.

11 Sep 2019 12:58 PM

Indian biscuit maker could lay off 10,000 jobs amid falling demand

Parle is not the only food product company to have flagged slowing demand.

21 Aug 2019 1:06 PM

Over 3,000 temporary jobs cut due to slowdown: Maruti Suzuki

The temporary workers were not renewed due to the slowdown while asserting that permanent workers have not been impacted.

17 Aug 2019 11:35 AM

4 feared dead, 9 injured in landslide at coal mine in Odisha

India is one of the most dangerous countries to be a coal miner, with one worker dying every seven days on average.

24 Jul 2019 11:55 AM

'We're human, not robots': Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' sales arrive

US Democratic presidential contenders Kamila Harris and Bernie Sanders were among those who expressed support for the strikers on Twitter.

16 Jul 2019 9:38 AM


Cabinet approves bill to merge 13 labour laws into single code

Proposed Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019, would enhance the coverage of workers manifold.

10 Jul 2019 5:44 PM

‘Law and order collapse in WB,’ says BJP after party worker ‘shot dead by TMC goons’

A BJP worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

14 Jun 2019 9:18 AM

WB BJP to meet Amit Shah as 5 killed in BJP-TMC workers clash

Four workers of the BJP were shot dead by members of TMC while one party worker has also been killed in North 24 Parganas.

09 Jun 2019 9:52 AM

This is how Amazon is using video games to make warehouse work less arduous

Amazon warehouse workers race to fill customer orders and their progress are registered in a video game format, in return for goodies.

23 May 2019 11:08 AM

Japan workers 'bored' & 'dont know what to do' during prolonged holidays

A survey showed 45 percent of Japanese 'felt unhappy' about the long vacation, with only 35 percent saying they 'felt happy'.

03 Apr 2019 12:46 PM


PMSYM scheme: Govt eyes over 1 crore enrolments by April-end

The government in Union Budget 2019-20 set a target of enroling 10 crore workers under the pension scheme in next 5 years.

24 Mar 2019 12:00 PM

Informal sector workers can join PMSYM pension scheme from Feb 15

Pension of Rs 3,000 from the age of 60 years on a monthly contribution of a small amount during their working life.

09 Feb 2019 2:52 PM

FM announces pension for informal workers, hikes tax-free gratuity to Rs 30 Lakh

The scheme will provide assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000, with contribution of 100 rupees per month.

01 Feb 2019 12:41 PM

US jury rules in favour of TCS over alleged discrimination

TCS says will continue to invest in people irrespective of their national origin.

29 Nov 2018 11:25 AM

H-1B Visa woes: 26 small firms promoted by Indians disqualified

Wilful violator is subject to random investigations by DOL for a period of five years from the date it is determined to be one.

28 Nov 2018 10:35 AM