Employment Current Affairs, GK & News

World Employment and Social Outlook Report

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its report titled “World Employment and Social Outlook”. In the report, ILO has projected global unemployment of 207 million in 2022. Key findings of the report Global unemployment will reach to 207 million in 2022. It is almost 21 million more than 2019. Total hours worked in 2022 will be about 2% below ..

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Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act

The act was passed in 2020. The act reserves 75% of jobs to the local residents of the state. Key Features of the act The act applies to all the partnership firms, companies, trusts, societies and any person employing 10 or more persons. The act is not applicable to state and central government. The act ..

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Second Round of Quarterly Employment Survey

The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment recently released the second round of Quarterly Employment Survey. According to the survey, nine sectors hired two lakh people. This accounted to 85% of the total employment of the country. The survey was for the period July to September 2021. Key Findings of the Survey The total employment ..

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MGNREGS Out of Funds in 21 states

According to the financial statement of “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme”, it is running out of funds in 21 states. Highlights The scheme has run out of funds halfway in the financial year 2021, and supplementary budgetary allocations will not be provided to compensate till the next Parliamentary session starts. It ..

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ILO report on International Migrant Workers

International Labour Organisation (ILO) published its report on International Migrant Workers. Report was published amid COVID-19 pandemic and increased global industrialisation that have impacted world’s economy by shift in workers crossing borders to look for employment. Key findings of report As per ILO report, number of international migrant workers has increased to 169 million globally. ..

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