UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:48 PM IST
A new study reveals that a precarious labour market may be shaping a poorer future for mental health of the young working population hence, future public health policies should address this problem in order to prevent long-term absenteeism
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 03:57 PM IST
The focus of Biden’s plan for $1.9 trillion in additional pandemic aid will turn to Senate consideration this week, following House passage on Saturday. Lawmakers hope to send the package to the president before March 14, when additional aid for many unemployed Americans expires.
livemint, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:40 AM IST
India’s rural unemployment rate climbed more than 100 basis points month-on-month (m-o-m) in October with the region seeing a significant fall in the creation of person-days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), even as the rabi harvest season kicked off.
Mint, New Delhi | By Prashant K Nanda
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Good jobs in manufacturing, financial establishments and core engineering firms are far from making a recovery.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 06:42 AM IST
While the transition rate from temporary to permanent layoffs remains historically low, the figure nearly doubled from June to July, and Goldman expects further increases as fiscal support and the Paycheck Protection Program dries up.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 10:03 AM IST
There is also the question of whether the recovery is merely sequential – current month over previous month – or strong enough to prevent an annual contraction from the second quarter onwards.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 06:27 PM IST
The north and east must create opportunities for workers
Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 03:36 PM IST
For decades, straitlaced Saudi society offered limited opportunities for women seeking a paid job and the few who did find work were mostly restricted to the health and education sectors.
By Reuben Abraham and Pritika Hingorani
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 06:38 PM IST
Liberalising Floor Space Index caps will make homes accessible. Supplement it with additional infrastructure
By Harsh Vardhan Pachisia and Kadambari Shah
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 06:18 PM IST
From economic efficiency to environmental damage, citizens pay a heavy price. There are ways to address this
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 08:16 PM IST
Care work is highly gendered and a barrier to women’s participation in the paid economy. It’s time we changed that
By Harshita Agrawal, Harsh Vardhan Pachisia, and Kadambari Shah
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 07:07 PM IST
We need to know how many people enter cities, where they live, how they travel, and what they do for a living
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 03:16 PM IST
The former RBI governor urged India to join free trade agreements judiciously in order to boost competition and improve domestic efficiency.
By Eesha Kunduri and Farzana Afridi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 07:33 PM IST
Regularisation of unplanned industrial areas can help, as they create home-based work opportunities for them
Livemint | By Sneha Alexander
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 05:03 PM IST
In a World Bank study, Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich and Mariana Viollaz analyse time-use patterns in 19 countries to better understand how men and women spend their time.
Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 07:39 AM IST
Mental disorders experienced in adolescence or early adulthood that require hospital care are linked to low income, poor education, and unemployment over the life span of individuals, suggests a study.
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:46 AM IST
While women have made great strides in entering the workforce and attaining economic power, there remains a persistent gender gap in attitudes about equality between men and women.
By Santosh Mehrotra and J Parida
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 05:02 PM IST
First, the government must increase public investment in social services. Second, it should introduce a multi-pronged industrial policy to reverse the poor manufacturing performance since 1991
By Rupa Subramanya
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 07:27 PM IST
India can’t possibly even dream about double digit growth without further fundamental reform, especially of labour markets, financial markets, and greater privatisation of public sector units PSUs — to say nothing of simplifying the Goods and Services Tax into a single rate with minimal exemptions
By Shamika Ravi
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 07:33 PM IST
We must take this debate beyond national statistics and scrutinise the local business climate across states in India
PTI, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 07:32 PM IST
Employment opportunities declined and five million men lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018, according to a report released by the city-based Azim Premji University.
Hindustan Times | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 08:00 AM IST
They are a manifestation of deepening fault lines in our democracy. They will benefit only a minuscule minority.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 09:05 AM IST
The report comes days after US President Donald Trump said he is soon coming out with reforms that will give H-1B visa holders certainty to stay in America and an easy pathway to citizenship.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 11:41 PM IST
The standing committee for the external affairs ministry made the recommendations in its latest report on issues related to migrant workers that was submitted to Parliament this month. The panel expressed concern at existing arrangements for the protection, safety and welfare of Indian migrants.
By Yamini Aiyar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2018 10:04 AM IST
Building a 21st century state requires visionary political leadership that challenges entrenched political interests and pushes policy imagination beyond business as usual
By Sabina Dewan and Partha Mukhopadhyay
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2018 07:27 AM IST
For the future job market, remove barriers to productivity, ensure that wages rise in tandem, enable voice for workers and expand a portable social protection framework that is de-linked from employment.
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 12:08 PM IST
Azim Premji University’s State of Working India report has a central message: Gandhi and Ambedkar must meet Kuznets and Lewis
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 08:06 AM IST
Two of every three Indian workers earned up to Rs 10,000 per month in 2015
By Sukhdeo Thorat
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 10:45 AM IST
Social discrimination and socioeconomic realities add to disadvantages faced by Scheduled Castes (SCs) in the labour market.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayati Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 10:33 AM IST
This lack of distinction explains the decline in women’s workforce participation rates. The decline reflects a shift from paid to unpaid work.