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Government clears Code of Industrial Relations Bill

On 20 Nov, Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi  approved the Code on Industrial Relations (IR) Bill, 2019. The Union government withdrew its proposal to give big companies flexibility to off workers without seeking official consent. The government has proposed to introduce the concept of fixed-term employment in labour laws to help industries ..

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Status of Policing in India Report 2019

Based on a sample survey of 11,834 police personnel across 105 locations in 21 States, the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies has published the “Status of Policing in India Report 2019.” What does the Report Say? Extra Hours The vast majority of police personnel in India, across gender, rank and contingent, work for ..

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Rajasthan Labour Reforms

The labour reforms initiated by the government of Rajasthan have spurred growth in Rajasthan’s MSME sector. What were the Reforms? In 2014-15 the government of Rajasthan amended four labour laws: The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The Factories Act, 1948. The Apprentices Act (1961). Changes brought in by ..

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ILO releases its report ‘Working on a Warmer Planet”

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently released its report titled- Working on a Warmer Planet – The Impact of Heat Stress on Labour Productivity and Decent Work’. It stated that working hours will be lost because it is too hot to work or because workers work at a slower pace. The UN report said ..

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2019 International Labour Day (ILD)

The International Labour Day (ILD) is celebrated every year on 1st of May to honour the contribution of working men and women. The day aims to pay tribute to workers sacrifices in achieving economic and social rights all over the world. During industrialization at the beginning of the 19th Century, the industrialists used to exploit ..

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