All wage payments to MGNREGA workers from April 1 through DBT: Govt

All wage payments to MGNREGA workers from April 1 through DBT: Govt

In order to prevent leakages in the flagship rural job programme, all wage payments to MGNREGA workers will be made through Direct Benefit Transfer to bank accounts of the beneficiaries from April this year, Government said Tuesday.

3,000 workers go on strike in Jharkhand

Nearly 3,000 daily wage and contract labourers went on a strike in Jharkhand from Tuesday, demanding preference in filling up around 600 posts in the state electricity board, an official said.

Govt working on proposal to raise minimum wages

The government is working on a proposal to raise minimum wages of workers, a top Labour Ministry official said Tuesday.

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.

Retail giant Walmart to raise wages for US staff

Global retail giant Walmart, which has faced criticism over low salaries and skimpy benefits for years, announced Thursday it would raise wages for 500,000 workers in the US.

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.

Bajaj Auto hikes wages by up to Rs 10,000/month

As per the revised wage agreement, permanent employees having been with the company for five or more years will get a wage hike of Rs 10,000 a month while those having spent three years or more will be given Rs 9,500 a month.

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.

Higher wages, ad cost pull Ceat net down 21%

Tyre maker Ceat Tuesday reported 21 percent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 51.66 crore for the April-June quarter because of increase in wages and higher advertisement cost.

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.

Jobs up 5.7%, wages 16.9% in 2011-12: Survey

The number of jobs in different industries increased by 5.77 percent while wages rose by 16.9 percent in real terms in 2011-12, says a government survey.

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.