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4-day work-week, change in salary: India's new labour codes likely in FY 2022-23

If the new labour codes are implemented, there's a likelihood that employees in India may be able to enjoy a four-day workweek from next year, as opposed to the current five-day workweek.

There would be a reduction in the take-home pay of employees and firms will have to bear a higher provident fund liability. (File Photo / Representational Image)
Updated on Dec 20, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India facing highest labour work hour loss due to heat stress: Study

Heat exposure of labourers is linked to many health impacts, including early death; injures at the workplace; death from heat-related illness; and acute kidney damage

Countries in Southwest Asia, South Asia, and Africa already experience per capita workday losses of over 200 hours a year. Qatar and Bahrain are recording the highest per capita losses of at least 300 hours a year, it added.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 15, 2021 04:54 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Centre launches first-ever survey of domestic help to shape employment policy

Domestic workers are believed to be at least 4 million strong, according to a 2017 International Labour Organization study, but there is little official information on their actual number; and little is known about their work conditions and average pay.

The survey is designed to fill this gap and offer “time-series data on domestic workers”, Union minister Bhupender Yadav said.(ANI File Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2021 01:01 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Govt plans quarterly data on jobs from next financial year

India lacks an official periodic, high-frequency jobs survey and two quarterly employment surveys are meant to fill this critical gap.

The quarterly estimates on jobs will be available via the All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey or AQEES, currently under way.
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 03:55 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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