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Karnataka: 7 Women Killed, 11 Injured In Bidar Accident

Seven Women Killed, 11 Severely Injured In Fatal Accident In Karnataka's Bidar

On Friday night, a head-on collision between an auto-rickshaw and a truck at a village in Chittaguppa taluk, Bidar killed seven women and injured 11.

05 November 2022

Five Labourers Injured In Slab Collapse In Pune

Five labourers were injured after a slab of an under-construction building collapsed in Pune city's Wanwadi area on Monday afternoon, said police.


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CM Mamata Banerjee Wishes Workers On May Day

West Bengal CM offered best wishes to all workers and their family members via twitter post.


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50 Million People Lived In 'Modern Slavery' Last Year: UN Report

The International Labour Organisation and partners point to worrying trends such as 'commercial sexual exploitation' affecting nearly one in four people who are subject to forced labour and with the poor, women and children...

13 September 2022

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Labour Day: Mobility Of Humour

ART (a risky thought) is a project done by animator and cartoonist Sunil Nampu and artist Riyas Komu in collaboration.


International Labour Day 2022: Here Is All About The Day For Working Class Emancipation

International Labour Day or International Workers’ Day is commemorate on May 1 to celebrate the achievements of working class.

01 May 2022

Despair Migrants awaiting an uncertain fate as India went into Covid lockdown in 2020

Covid Migrants Stranded At The Crossroads

Legislating social security for migrant labourers is essential, but for these to be helpful, State and society need to develop a migrant-friendly attitude

29 May 2022

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90% States Drafted Rules On 4 Important Labour Codes, Implementation Soon: Union Minister

The new laws are in tune with the changing labour market trends and at the same time accommodate the minimum wage requirement and welfare needs of the unorganised sector workers

27 April 2022

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15 March 2022
No Death Reported Due To Engaging In Manual Scavenging: Govt

No Death Reported Due To Engaging In Manual Scavenging: Govt

He said 325 people have died due to accidents while undertaking hazardous cleaning of sewer and septic tanks during the last five years.


06 March 2022
3 Killed, 36 Injured After UP-Bound Bus Carrying Labourers Overturns In MP

3 Killed, 36 Injured After UP-Bound Bus Carrying Labourers Overturns In MP

The bus driver lost control over the wheels and as a result, the vehicle overturned, he said.


10 February 2022
Labourer, Wife Held For Killing Man In Delhi

Labourer, Wife Held For Killing Man In Delhi

The accused disclosed that he knew Sonu for the last 17 to 18 years. Both worked as labourers in Delhi, police said.


05 February 2022
Migrant Workers’ Exodus During Lockdown: A Tragedy Of Mass Scale 

Migrant Workers’ Exodus During Lockdown: A Tragedy Of Mass Scale 

Till the 2020 lockdown, the mainstream economic narrative termed India as the fastest-growing economy of the world. The reverse migration of labourers exposes...


02 February 2022
Forced Labour And Other Violations At Dubai Expo: Human Rights Report

Forced Labour And Other Violations At Dubai Expo: Human Rights Report

At a time, when the Dubai Expo has churned out its success, the migrant workers are experiencing rampant violations of labour rights and hardship.


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31 January 2022
At least 17 States Pre-publish Draft Rules On 4 Labour Codes: Survey

At least 17 States Pre-publish Draft Rules On 4 Labour Codes: Survey

In 2019 and 2020, 29 central labour laws were amalgamated, rationalised and simplified into four labour codes, viz., the Code on Wages, 2019; the Industrial...


26 January 2022
Chhattisgarh Govt Will Give Financial Help To Labourers To Promote Empowerment Of Girls: CM

Chhattisgarh Govt Will Give Financial Help To Labourers To Promote Empowerment Of Girls: CM

Baghel was speaking at a function held at the Lalbagh Parade ground in Jagdalpur after unfurling the national flag to mark the 73rd Republic Day.


25 December 2021
Every 3rd Informal Worker Registered On e-Shram, Total Enrollment Cross 14 Crore Mark

Every 3rd Informal Worker Registered On e-Shram, Total Enrollment Cross 14 Crore Mark

Every third informal sector worker in India is now registered on e-Shram portal with over 14 crore registered users.


19 December 2021
Remember His Face? Portrait Of A Bihari As A Father And Migrant Worker

Remember His Face? Portrait Of A Bihari As A Father And Migrant Worker

A Bihari labourer whose son passed away while he was trapped in Delhi during the 2020 Covid lockdown, vows never to migrate for work, come what may


15 December 2021
NHRC Concerned Over Delay In Relief To Bonded Labour Victims

NHRC Concerned Over Delay In Relief To Bonded Labour Victims

NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) in a letter to the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, the states and the union territories, has asked for the...


29 October 2021
Labour Ministry Hikes Minimum Wages For Workers Employed In Central Sphere, Effective Oct 1

Labour Ministry Hikes Minimum Wages For Workers Employed In Central Sphere, Effective Oct 1

The variable dearness allowance is revised taking into the average consumer price index for industrial workers. The index is compiled and prepared by the...


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19 October 2021
Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.


19 August 2021
Marginal Rise In Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers In July, Highest In Punjab

Marginal Rise In Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers In July, Highest In Punjab

The steepest fall in the CPI numbers for agricultural and rural labourers was experienced by Tamil Nadu


08 July 2021
Pradhan, Mandaviya, Yadav: Three Ministers To Lead Centre's Social Development Saga

Pradhan, Mandaviya, Yadav: Three Ministers To Lead Centre's Social Development Saga

The three leaders have replaced Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Harsh Vardhan and Santosh Gangwar, all of whom were considered not up to the challenges at hand in...


11 June 2021
Migrant Workers Win Labour Suit Against Goodyear In Malaysia

Migrant Workers Win Labour Suit Against Goodyear In Malaysia

The plaintiffs were the third group of foreign workers to win a case against Goodyear in the Industrial Court


24 May 2021
Biden Administration Considering Keeping Solar Products From China Out Of U.S. Markets

Biden Administration Considering Keeping Solar Products From China Out Of U.S. Markets

Biden's climate envoy, John Kerry, has said that the possibility of forced labor in Xinjiang “is a problem”


01 May 2021
International Labour Day 2021: In Pics

International Labour Day 2021: In Pics

The May Day or International Workers Day marches are commemorated as unions push for better rights for workers.


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