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In most of rural India, Rs 5000 is the highest wage, says Socio-Economic and Caste Census

In most of rural India, Rs 5000 is the highest wage, says Socio-Economic and Caste Census

The highest earning member in about three-fourths of all rural households in the country made less than Rs 5,000 per month, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 released on Friday.

South Korea to punish firms who bowed to North`s wage pressure

 South Korea said Tuesday it would punish three factory owners for bowing to North Korean pressure in a wage dispute over workers at the Kaesong joint industrial zone.

US wage hikes: Real progress for workers or publicity stunt?

After turning a deaf ear to pressure for years, US businesses are digging into their pockets to improve the lot of the lowest-paid workers, but also their own images.

McDonald`s to boost wages for 90,000 US employees

Fast-food giant McDonald`s announced Wednesday that it would increase the wages of 90,000 employees in company-owned restaurants in the United States and offer them paid time-off.

RBI panel for indices on labour, wage to improve policy making

Seeking to address data gap problems, a RBI panel on Tuesday made a case for compilation of separate indices on producer price, labour force, urban wages and household indebtedness with a view to improve monetary policy formulation.

Swiss vote on world`s highest minimum wage

Swiss voters are to decide in a referendum today whether to bring in the world`s highest minimum wage, offering each and every worker at least USD 25 an hour.

Govt to amend MNREGA Act to end wage disparity

The Centre said the MNREGA Act will be amended to end the disparity with minimum wages.

Increase wage of Tihar prisoners: Convict sends letter to CM

The Delhi Government has been
urged by a Tihar inmate to increase the wages of prisoners
upto Rs 200 under the Minimum Wages Act for the work rendered
by them in the jail factory.

BJP to wage legal battle

BJP would wage a legal battle and resort to street agitation against Governor H R Bhardwaj`s recommendation for imposition of President`s Rule in the state, a senior leader said on Monday.

Violence in Dhaka garment sector as govt readies wage revision

At least 50 people were injured and a factory was ransacked Monday in renewed industrial violence in the garment sector, as the government prepared to revise wages by this weekend.

Daily wage earner dies of `starvation` in Orissa

The death of a daily wage earner, who was suffering from TB, in Jajpur district has triggered allegation that he had died due to starvation.

Daily wage earner dies of `starvation` in Orissa

The death of a daily wage earner, who was suffering from TB, in Jajpur district has triggered allegation that he had died due to starvation.

Daily wage earner dies of `starvation` in Orissa

The death of a daily wage earner, who was suffering from TB, in Jajpur district has triggered allegation that he had died due to starvation.

Pak terror groups vow jihad against India

Leaders of Pakistan-based banned terror groups have pledged to wage a `jihad` against India.

Jharkhand to hike wage for labourers

Jharkhand has decided to increase
minimum wages for the labourers from Rs 102 to Rs 150, state
Deputy Chief Minister Raghuvar Das said Sunday.

SBI union rejects new wage pact, demand separate revision

The All-India State Bank Officers Federation (AISBOF) on Friday rejected the proposed 17.5 percent wage hike and pension benefits and demanded a separate wage revision for them.