Parliament nod to bill to amend labour law

A bill which seeks to streamline labour laws by exempting large number of small establishments from furnishing returns and maintaining registers was on Friday approved by Parliament, amid government's assurance that interests of unorganised workers would be protected.

Govt for relook at Land Acquisition Act, labour laws

 The government on Wednesday said it is looking at changing some "illogical provisions" of the land acquisition law and is open to rationalising labour laws to spur economic growth.

PM Narendra Modi announces labour reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the much-awaited labour reforms in a bid to curb inspector raj and allow conducive business environment in the country.

'Make in India' launch: Trust in govt is must to boost investment, says PM Modi

Seeking to make the country a global manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the ambitious 'Make in India' campaign in the presence of global and domestic CEOs.

Important for us to succeed in 'Make in India' for global competitiveness: Mukesh Ambani

It is important for us to succeed in 'Make in India' for global competitiveness, said Mukesh Ambani.

Consult stakeholders before amending labour laws: RS members

Concern over absence of proper labour laws was voiced in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with members seeking consultation with stakeholders before amending existing rules.

Cabinet approves proposal to amend labour laws: Minister

Union Cabinet has approved proposals to amend three labour laws including the Factories Act to make them more compatible and beneficial for labourers.

Bolivia legalizes child labor for kids from age 10

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.

Singapore warns maid agencies against `undignified` ads

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.

CPI(M) warns Centre against amendment in Labour laws

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.

Japan plans to raise limit on weekly working hours

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.

Steps being taken for implementation of labour laws: J&K Minister

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.

CITU workers hold protest rally in support of their demands

CITU workers on Wednesday held a protest rally in Jammu against alleged neglect of their demands by the Centre.

Non-enforcement of labour laws leads to violence: Kharge

The government blamed the failure in enforcement of labour laws for the recent "flaring" up of incidents in Maruti Suzuki plant in Haryana.

`Non-enforcement of labour laws leads to violence`

The government today blamed the failure in enforcement of labour laws for the recent "flaring" up of incidents in Maruti Suzuki plant in Haryana and some other industrial units in the country.

Govt working on streamlining labour laws: PM

Referring to labour reforms, the Prime Minister said his
government was committed to do everything possible to ensure
good industry-labour relations.

Teachers` pay can’t be governed by labour laws: HC

The Madras HC has held that
salaries of school teachers could not be governed by labour
laws and quashed two Tamil Nadu Labour department orders.

WB govt may amend labour laws to prevent strikes

The WB govt is mulling amendment of labour laws to prevent strikes on
"trivial issues", while also checking unfair labour practises.

Labour laws to be amended to improve plight of workers: Govt

Govt is considering
amending labour laws to improve the plight of workers in
different sectors and a task force has been constituted to go
into the matter, Labour Minister Malikarjun Kharge informed
the Rajya Sabha today.

Blatant violation of labour laws at CWG sites in Delhi: CPM

A CPI(M) member on Wednesday alleged
"blatant violation" of labour laws in the ongoing construction
work for Commonwealth Games in Delhi and said over one lakh
families had been evicted to "beautify" the capital city.