Skill training: Germany promises enhanced cooperation

Germany on Thursday offered to enhance cooperation with India in imparting vocational training to young Indians, including developing courses for apprentices to suit the expanding industry and opening a national workers vocational university.

Govt to focus on labour law compliance: Bandaru Dattatreya

 Asserting that its focus will be on providing descent working condition for labourers and compliance of labour laws, the government today said dialogues with trade unions on various issues will continue to bridge the gap between them and the Labour Ministry.

Dattatreya takes charge of Labour ministry

Bandaru Dattatreya, the lone BJP Lok Sabha MP from Telangana, on Monday took over as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment.

Oscar Fernandes gets additional charge of Labour Ministry

Union Minister Oscar Fernandes was given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment following the death of Sis Ram Ola.

Saudi Arabia denies grace period extension for illegal foreigners

Saudi Arabia has denied reports that the grace period for foreigners staying illegally in the kingdom to regularise their situation will be extended.

Labour Ministry signs wage pact with port unions

The Union Labour Ministry has signed
a five-year wage revision agreement with the Indian Ports Association and labour unions following an agreement reached
between the parties concerned.