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NLC contract workers go on fast, demand regularisation of jobs

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 17:35

A large number of contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation staged a day long fast here, demanding regularisation of services as per a Supreme Court order.

LDF workers stage dharna against hike in prices of food items

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:28

CPI(M) led LDF Opposition workers Friday staged a dharna before the Secretariat here, demanding that the Centre and State governments check rise in prices of essential commodities.

Obesity tied to low endurance, increased fatigue in workplace

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:48

Obese workers experience more fatigue and have significantly shorter endurance times when performing workplace tasks, compared with their non-obese counterparts, a new study has found.

Why obese workers get tired sooner

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 14:52

Workers who are obese may have significantly shorter endurance times when performing workplace tasks, compared with their non-obese counterparts, says a study.

Male and white workers dominate jobs at Twitter

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:25

Twitter said that men account for 70 percent of employees and 90 percent of its tech staff.

Male and white workers dominate jobs at Twitter

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:38

Male and white workers occupy most of the tech and leadership jobs at Twitter, the microblogging site has acknowledged.

Over 47 crore workforce in country

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:27

The estimated workforce of the country is 47.41 crore of which 82.7 percent is in the unorganised sector, as per the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) survey result for 2011-12,

Modi tells BJP workers to work for `Cong-free` Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 23:44

Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a pep talk to party workers here, telling them that they should go to the people with confidence and work unitedly for "Congress-free" state.

Aid workers free after month`s captivity in Darfur: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:59

Three Sudanese employees of international aid agencies were released on Saturday in the troubled Darfur region after 32 days in captivity, peacekeepers said.

Over 10,000 workers got emigration clearance for Iraq in 3 yrs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:57

Government had issued emigration clearance to over 10,350 workers for Iraq in the last three years which was discontinued last month following wide-spread violence in the oil-rich Gulf country.

India among top 6 mkts for contingent workforce globally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 18:24

India is among top six markets for contingent workforce engagement across the world largely owing to high availability and cost efficiency, says a ManpowerGroup report.

Samsung halts business with supplier in China on child labour concern

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:15

The use of child labour isn`t rare in China. Other multinational tech companies including Apple Inc have been plagued by revelations of exploitation.