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India labour mkt has competitive advantage over China: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 18:25

According to the global professional services company, the sharp fall in the value of the rupee against the US dollar in 2013 contributed to reducing labour costs in India. It contrasts with China where the renminbi appreciated against the dollar.

Hiring by big 3 IT cos falls by more than half in June qtr

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 14:37

In the April-June 2012, these three companies had hired over 8,700 persons on a net basis.

Online hiring activity in June up 4%: Monster

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 14:01

On a month-to-month basis, the index improved by 3.14 percent in June.

Hiring sluggish in June but companies bullish for full year

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 13:46

Meanwhile, the monthly Naukri Job Speak index declined to 1,230 last month as against 1,317 in May. The index -- a gauge of monthly online hiring trends -- has been falling since April when it stood at 1,368.

Hiring activities turn sluggish in May

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 16:03

In signs of sluggishness in the labour market, hiring activities declined in May as employers remained cautious tracking macro economic conditions, says a report.

India has too many labour regulations: Rajan

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 16:08

India has the least number of workers protected under law in the world even as the country's labour market has too much regulations, Raghuram Rajan, Chief Economic Adviser in the Finance Ministry, said on Friday.

Germany to open up labour market for non-EU citizens

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 18:47

These non-academic professional sectors in the second tier of the German labour market were until now closed for non-EU citizens.

Young workforce from India more relevant than China: Manpower

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 10:42

India has a big advantage over China in the global labour market, as its young and English-speaking literate workforce is much more relevant on the global level, as per leading human resource consultancy giant Manpower Group.

No recovery in sight for global labour market: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 01, 2012, 14:11

A new UN report Monday warned that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows no signs of recovery in the near future.

Sweat-free iPads come at a price worth paying

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 21:54

Apple (AAPL.O) scores points for pushing to improve conditions for workers in China churning out its iPhones and iPads.

40,000 Indians to be allowed to work in Europe: Report

Last Updated: Friday, March 02, 2012, 16:37

At least 40,000 Indians may be allowed to work in Europe, including 12,000 in Britain alone, under a secret trade plan between the European Union and New Delhi, a media report said, citing leaked documents.

Tens of thousands protest labour law reforms in Madrid

Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 20:49

Tens of thousands of people jammed the streets of Madrid Sunday to protest against sweeping labour market reforms that make it easier to slash pay and lay off workers.