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Congress expresses solidarity with striking unions

The Congress on Wednesday accused the central government of seeking to change labour laws to give undue advantage to a few crony industrialists and expressed solidarity with labour unions who struck work against the "anti-labour" steps of the NDA alliance.

Government proposes major overhaul of labour laws

In the biggest overhaul of labour laws, the government proposes to loosen strict hire-and-fire rules, make it tougher for workers to form unions as well as raise by three times the severance package to protect employee interest, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said.

Consultations on proposed industrial code a farce: Unions

Slamming the proposed industrial relations code, labour unions Wednesday said the consultations in this regard are a "farce" as representatives of workers should have been involved at the drafting stage itself.

Foxconn to close Chennai plant on Tuesday: Employees Union

Foxconn to close Chennai plant on Tuesday: Employees Union

An employees union of Foxconn India on Monday said that they have been told the company is closing its plant near here tomorrow, but it could not confirmed with the management.

Talks remain inconclusive at Foxconn plant

The talks between the management and its Labour Unions held in the presence of Labour Department officials were inconclusive, Foxconn India Employee Union President E Muthu Kumar said.

Burkina Faso`s military leader wants transition `within two weeks`

Burkina Faso`s military leader wants transition `within two weeks`

Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso`s army wants to hand over power within two weeks, labour unions said Tuesday, as international pressure mounted on the country`s military rulers for a speedy transition after the fall of president Blaise Compaore.

Chandy dangles Rs 2.4-trillion investment carrot to India Inc

Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday strove to stave off the past anti-investment image of the state, where militant labour unions called every shot, by showing an olive branch to the captains of Corporate India and dangling a whopping Rs 2.4-trillion worth investment opportunities.