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Every 3rd Informal Worker Registered On e-Shram, Total Enrollment Cross 14 Crore Mark

Dec 25, 2021 PTI

Every third informal sector worker in India is now registered on e-Shram portal with over 14 crore registered users.

Jammu And Kashmir: Govt Threats End In Midnight Agreement With PDD Employees; Electricity Restored

Dec 21, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Jammu and Kashmir: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha gave a warning to the striking employees, that the system will not work as per whims and fancies of some people but for 1.25 crore citizens of the UT without any discrimination.


Himachal Govt Announces New Pay Scales For Its Employees

The Himachal Pradesh government has announced new pay scales as per the 6th Pay Commission for its employees, an official spokesperson said. It has also reduced the period of contractual employees for their regularisation from three years to two years. 

J&K Govt Asks ‘Panicked’ Migrant Staff Not To Leave Valley; Work Or Face Action

Oct 13, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government in its order said that if migrant staff fails to join their duties, they will face action as per service rules.


Migrant Workers Win Labour Suit Against Goodyear In Malaysia

The plaintiffs were the third group of foreign workers to win a case against Goodyear in the Industrial Court

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28 March, 2021

New Wage Code Explained: Employee Working Hours, Salary Structure Likely To Change By April 1

Outlook Web Bureau

The Central government plans to roll out a scheme that allows institutions to have four working days a week by increasing the daily working hours to 12.


11 February, 2021

4-Day Work, Free Medical Check-Ups: Centre’s New Labour Code For Employees

Outlook Web Bureau

The organisations would have three choices - deploying employees for four days at 12 hours per day, five days at around 10 hours per day and six days at eight hours per day.


20 January, 2020

'Negative Surprise': IMF Cuts India's Growth Estimate To 4.8% For 2019

IANS

The IMF gave India the lowest growth projection of the three made by the international organisation this month -- all of which downgraded it from previous estimates.


13 January, 2020

Walmart India Fires 56 Executives Including 8 From Senior Management

IANS

In a statement, Walmart India said it is looking for ways to operate more efficiently, "which requires it to review its corporate structure to ensure that it is organized in the right way".


01 November, 2019

Govt, Army Officials In 20 Countries Targets Of WhatsApp Hacking: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones than previously reported suggests the WhatsApp cyber intrusion could have broad political and diplomatic consequences.


25 September, 2019

No Plans To Reduce Retirement Age Of Central Employees, Says Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Sources said the reports of reducing retirement age of the central government employees are 'unfounded and baseless'.


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08 August, 2019

Jammu And Kashmir Administration Asks Government Employees To Resume Duties Immediately

Outlook Web Bureau

District administration Samba has announced that all the educational institutions shall re-open with effect from August 6, 2019, to function as usual.


21 February, 2019

Employee Provident Fund Rate Hiked To 8.65% For 2018-19

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposal would now go to the Finance Ministry for approval, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said after the CBT meeting.


19 September, 2018

Facebook Gets Sued for Discrimination Against Women Seeking Jobs

Outlook Web Bureau

Women job seekers accused Facebook for targeting advertisements for jobs in male-dominated fields to younger male Facebook users only


06 August, 2018

Singapore's Mustafa Centre Retail Hub Under Probe For Employment Offences

Outlook Web Bureau

Most of the foreign employees at the Mustafa Centre are from India.


01 July, 2018

Restrained From Going On Strike By HC, Delhi Metro Staff Resort To Symbolic Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

A section of the DMRC Staff Council had threatened to go on strike from midnight yesterday, after talks between its representatives and the Delhi Metro authorities failed.



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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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