With less than a month left for West Bengal's greatest festival Durga Puja, artisans at Kumartuli in north Kolkata, the hub of idol-makers, are struggling to finish their assignments because of a labour shortage.
Concerned over increasing employment of migrant labourers in Shimla, the district administration issued direction that no employer should engage any migrant labourer visiting the district in petty non-formal jobs unless he provides his identification details to police.
President Barack Obama is showcasing Wal-Mart, often a target of labor groups and other Democratic constituencies, to promote advances in energy efficiency in his broader campaign to confront climate change.
Stating that the welfare of the labour force had always been a core agenda of her party, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said the party was evolving national policy to make minimum wages statutory for workers in all sectors.
Saudis have begun complaining of surging labour costs following the exodus of a million foreign workers, although economists insist there will be long-term planning benefits from fully regulating the market.
Concerned over the prevalence of bonded labour in the country, the government today decided to initiate massive programmes to rehabilitate and provide alternative livelihood for people living in conditions of modern-day slavery.
Kuwait is likely to scrap the sponsorship system for hiring labour force in the private sector, including the recruitment of expatriate workers, to fight visa trafficking, a media report said on Thursday.
Pregnant women who are keen to jump-start their contractions have long relied on traditional remedies from eating hot curries to having sex, but scientists has revealed that making love doesn’t bring on labour.