New Delhi, Feb 5
There was a steep rise of 39 per cent in the number of contract workers across sectors last year, according to a survey by industry chamber Assocham. In contrast, the growth in the numbe...
Tokyo, Jan 31
Japan’s unemployment rate fell to 3.7 per cent in December from 4 per cent in the previous month amid an economic recovery, the Government said on Friday.
The number of unemployed people...
Coimbatore, Jan 26
The Federation of Tamil Nadu Agriculturists Association on Sunday announced that it would stop supply of milk, if the Government failed to convene a meeting of milk producers to discuss increase i...
New Delhi, Jan 26
The count of people being without a job is on the rise in India as economic slowdown and slower business expansion activities cast a shadow on employment generation, according to experts.In...
New Delhi, January 22
Only 2 in 5 Indians see their jobs as part of a longer term career
Washington, Jan 16
The US National Labor Relations Board has issued a formal complaint against giant retailer Walmart, saying the company violated labour rules by threatening and punishing workers who joined pro-uni...
Washington, Jan 14
The US today strongly refuted reports that its diplomatic missions overseas at times pay less than a dollar a day salary, saying its compensation plans are based on "prevailing wage rates and...
Hanoi, Jan 10
Construction workers in northern Vietnam were charged on Friday over a clash with police that left 13 people injured, some seriously, police said. An estimated 4,000 workers attacked sec...
Phagwara, Feb 7
Activists of BJP’s Kisan Morcha on Friday staged a brief ‘rail roko’ by stopping New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express for a few minutes at local railway station here to press for their demands....
February 3, 2014
Indian labour markets are segmented by gender, caste and community. But recent patterns in wages suggest some changes, especially in rural areas
Washington, Jan 29
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for “a year of action” to make progress in the recovering US economy while combatting inequality and expanding opportunity for Americans. In h...
Davos, Jan 26
With a bullish outlook on India's IT story and its own hiring plans, Mahindra group’s technology venture Tech Mahindra says its headcount will cross the 1-lakh level in about a year, from close to...
Kochi, January 24
Since the concessional period for enforcing labour reforms ended on November 3 last year, Saudi Arabia has deported more than 2.5 lakh illegals. News agencies and the Saudi Gazette»
Bangalore, Jan 21
Vocational Rehabilitation Centre, Bangalore, and Sarthak Educational Trust, New Delhi are jointly holding a job fair for persons who are hearing impaired or physically challenged with an education...
Washington, Jan 16
US President Barack Obama has said that businesses have created over eight million new jobs in America due to his new economic policies in the aftermath of the collapse of the country’s economy.
Washington, Jan 11
A coalition of South Asian rights bodies in the US has come out in support of Devyani Khobragade’s maid Sangeeta Richard, who has claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian diplomat.»
January 9, 2014
It is possible that a protracted slowdown can lead to a distress movement of labour back to the farms.