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Bolivia has passed a law authorizing children to work from age 10, saying the rule is necessary due to realities in the impoverished country where kids join the labor market prematurely.
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Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against "undignified" advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.
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CPI(M) today warned the Central government against any amendment in Labour laws as they were an outcome of struggle and not from any favour.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 10:48
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set in motion the first major revamp in decades of the archaic labour laws, part of a plan to revive the flagging economy, boost manufacturing and create millions of jobs.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 08:39
India has a slew of laws and rules that shape the labour market, regulating the terms of work, hiring and firing, and the working conditions.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:39
The government is considering to exempt the proposed mega manufacturing zones from certain restrictive labour laws with a view to boost industrial output which has stagnated for the past two years.
Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 17:02
Alleging that the workers and labourers' interests were not being safeguarded in Rajasthan, several trade unions today said BJP government in the state was trying to amend labour and industrial laws without consulting them.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:24
The Japanese government is planning to amend labour laws to allow the limit of 40 working hours per week to be exceeded in certain professions without overtime pay.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 19:33
Enhancement in provident fund interest will go a long way in improving the economic conditions of labour forces across Jammu and Kashmir, state labour minister Ajay Kumar Sadhotra said today.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 17:57
As general elections draw closer, global financial major Goldman Sachs on Friday said 40 million new manufacturing jobs can be created in a decade if states follow flexible labour laws like in Gujarat.
Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 17:23
India's manufacturing sector has stagnated because the country has "very peculiar structural" labour laws that need to be made flexible, India-born British economist Meghnad Desai said.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 18:09
The inter-ministerial committee (IMC), headed by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Secretary Madhav Lal, has submitted its report to Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth.
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