By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 12:12 PM IST
As a part of legislative reforms, codification of existing central labour laws into four labour codes is now a reality. These legislative reforms are in sync with the transformed work environment and seek to achieve the objective of securing the basic rights of the workers.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 02:41 PM IST
In his letter to MoS (Labour) Santosh Gangwar, Viswam urged the minister to raise minimum pension, computation cap on pension
By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 07:15 PM IST
The importance of the SC’s judgment in Gujarat Mazdoor Sabha lies in its elevation of labour rights to the status of basic human rights, which majoritarian governments are, under the Constitution, obligated to respect, and cannot erase with the stroke of a pen
By VS Pandey
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 10:26 AM IST
The labour reform bills that replace archaic labour laws with codes have been pending for a long time.
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:11 AM IST
The Industrial Relations Code, 2020, bring new rules for hiring and firing of labour in mid-sized and large industries, making retrenchment easier.
By Utpal Bhaskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 05:03 AM IST
The proposal was discussed by an informal Group of Ministers (GoM) on manufacturing against the backdrop of the Union government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat, or self-reliant India, strategy.
By Yamini Aiyar and Maitreesh Ghatak
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 08:07 PM IST
Take into account State capacity, new economic realities, and the informality of the labour markets
By Chakshu Roy
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Has it been subject to scrutiny? How will it be implemented? Is it appropriate for the issue?
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 04:30 AM IST
Under the Constitution, labour falls under the concurrent list, which means the Union government and states have joint jurisdiction. Therefore, changes by state need to be ratified by at the federal level.
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 03:05 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states passed ordinances to give effect to various changes, some of which effectively suspend labour laws.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 06:38 PM IST
Workers associated with the BMS held a demonstration and submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to put a halt to the changes announced by the states.
By Chanakya | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 10:28 AM IST
If the government focuses on demand, and does enough to put more cash in the hands of people and businesses, coupled with the medium- and long-term measures already announced, the Indian economy will survive 2020-21, recover in 2021-22, and jump to a different level of growth after that
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 06:04 PM IST
While Uttar Pradesh has suspended major labour laws, Madhya Pradesh has tweaked some rules amid the lockdown to spur economic activities.
By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 04:37 PM IST
The labour wing of RSS also condemned a decision by states such as Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Goa to increase working hours from eight to 12 hours.
By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 11:54 PM IST
Speaking at two separate press conferences, the Congress and the JDS leaders said they would protest any move to dilute or amend the existing laws without a discussion.
By Zia Haq, Saubhadra Chatterji and Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 02:48 AM IST
The changes give industries more flexibility in hiring and firing employees, determining their wages, and reduce their liabilities in terms of providing employee benefits.
By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 03:33 PM IST
In a bid to woo investors to their respective states and make a desperate bid to emerge as an alternative manufacturing hub to China amid the Covid-19 crisis, both MP and UP announced a raft of changes to their labour laws this week.
By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 03:06 AM IST
The proposed law is one of the four labour reforms aimed at simplifying myriad and archaic labour laws and to make the sector more attractive for investors.
By Munieshwer A Sagar | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 02:19 PM IST
There are around 3,000 medium and small scale manufacturing and service sector units in the city’s twin industrial areas employing around 30,000 workers
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 05:50 AM IST
With this code, the Centre will be able to fix provident fund contributions to be made by employees in different sectors and provide for payment of gratuity to fixed-term employees.
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:17 PM IST
The prime minister believes structural reforms will yield results
By Lloyd Mathias
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 07:53 PM IST
Encourage education, enable easy access of funds, and nurture a culture of risk-taking for the economy to bloom
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 07:43 PM IST
The government has done well by pushing through reforms
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 08:38 PM IST
In theory, it’s a good move. But how it is implemented on the ground will be key
By Indo Asian News Service | San Francisco
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2019 01:44 PM IST
The judge determined that Elon Musk’s tweets violated the law when he implied that workers who unionised would have to give up company-paid stock options, reports TechCrunch.
By Sunetra Choudhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 05:43 AM IST
If cleared by the Cabinet, this will be the second major labour reform approved by the government.
By Rajeev Jayaswal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 10:43 PM IST
Sitharaman said other measures, including policy push to micro, small and medium sector, focus on rural economy, affordable housing and labour reforms would kick in a process of virtuous cycle and pep up consumption.
By Vineet Sachdev | industan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 10:36 AM IST
The Survey argues that the existing regulatory framework has encouraged firms to remain small and inefficient (and producing sub-standard goods) through quotas (some products are reserved for MSMEs), labour laws, and priority sector lending norms.
By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 01:12 AM IST
The online submission of forms will continue till July 2 and the first cutoff list will be released by the university on July 9. Submission of fees will be completed by July 10.
By Reuters | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 12:49 PM IST
The reforms will include changes in labour laws, privatisation moves, and creation of land banks for new industrial development, said Rajiv Kumar, vice chairman of NITI Aayog (National Institute for Transforming India), who reports directly to Modi.