West Bengal: Domestic helps to press for legislation on wages

 Domestic helps from at least seven states will converge here on Friday for a two-day seminar to rally behind their colleagues from West Bengal pushing for a legislation to govern wages and provision for other amenities.

Spanish workers to get raise after 3 years of frozen wages

Spanish unions and employer organisations signed an agreement Monday to raise salaries after having kept wages frozen for the past three years, another sign of the rebound in Spain`s economy.

Himachal passes bill to raise lower judiciary staff wages

Less than a fortnight after the Himachal Pradesh High Court rapped the state for non-implementation of the Shetty Commission recommendations for the non-judicial employees, the state Assembly on Wednesday passed the amendment bill to implement it.

New PF rules may lower your take-home salary

Employees as well as employers may have to shell out more towards Employees Provident Fund (EPF), with the government proposing to include all allowances in the wages for deducting PF contribution.

Confusion reigns at Parma as wages deadline passes
Confusion reigns at Parma as wages deadline passes

Confusion reigned at Serie A table-proppers Parma on Tuesday as the club failed to provide any official comment on whether they had paid the players` wages by the previous day`s deadline. 

Govt finding out reasons for delay in MNREGA wage payment

 The Centre is finding out the reasons for the delay in payment of MNREGA wages after a Rural Development Ministry data showed that only 28.62 per cent wages have been paid on time under the scheme so far this financial year.

Thousands march on London over wages

Tens of thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday to protest against falling real wages and public spending cuts introduced to tame Britain's deficit.

Punjab power employees to go on day-long strike on Aug 28

Power employees in Punjab under the banner of PSEB Employees Joint Forum will observe a one-day strike on August 28 in protest against the state government and the management for allegedly not resolving their pending issues.

Bangladesh garment workers demanding wages clash with police

Bangladeshi garment workers staging a hunger strike for nine days to press for back-pay and a holiday bonus clashed with police in the capital, Dhaka, on Tuesday, police and witnesses said.

Greek players to help repair quake-struck nursing home

Greece international players announced Friday that they would donate a month`s wages to help fund repairs to a nursing home on Cephalonia island damaged by twin-earthquakes in January and February.

Gujarat to raise daily wages of farm labourers by 25 per cent

Gujarat Government on Wednesday decided to hike daily minimum wages of farm labourers by 25 per cent at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Bangladesh factory workers clash with police, 100 injured

Nearly 100 people were injured when thousands of angry garment workers in Bangladesh demanding a higher wage clashed with police, resulting in the closure of about 200 factories.

Bangladesh to hike garment worker wage by 76 per cent

An official Bangladeshi panel voted today to raise the minimum wage for garment workers by 76 per cent to USD 67, still the lowest in the world and well short of what unions wanted.

Maha govt contemplates hike in ages for prisoners

The Maharashtra government has set up a committee headed by Director General (Prisons) to study if the daily wages for prisoners in the state should be hiked.

Protest in Home Ministry over non-payment of wages

Union Home Ministry, the nerve centre of country`s internal security on Wednesday witnessed a protest by over 200 contractual employees outside the office of a senior official over non-payment of dues.

Bihar to pay MGNREGA wages through banks

Bihar govt has decided to pay wages to workers under rural jobs scheme through public sector banks instead of post offices to check irregularities.

Antony writes to PM over wages and pension of serv

Defence Minister AK Antony has written a letter to the Prime Minister saying if "corrective action" is not taken, the issue might take a "bad turn".

Media houses have to pay notified wages-Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday asserted that owners of media houses would have to pay wages to its employees according to rules notified by the Labour Commission.

Raj HC slams govt over non-payment of wages

The Rajasthan High Court has come down heavily on the state government for its failure to clear wages of the employees of a municipal council.

Lower level employees in Delhi to get wages by che

All shops and establishments,
industrial units, hospitals, educational institutions,
government and semi-government entities in the city will have
to pay their lower level employees wages through cheque.