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  • Cong to start training camps for party workers from 12 Nov

    Cong to start training camps for party workers from 12 Nov

    The CWC also discussed and decided to observe a ground mass agitation, awareness programme, named 'Jan Jagran Abhiyan', across the country on runaway inflation and price rise between 14-29 November.

    October 17, 2021
  • Unvaccinated French health care workers face suspension

    Unvaccinated French health care workers face suspension

    The vaccine mandate and France’s “health pass” system required for restaurants and other venues have prompted two months of weekly protests by far-right activists and some other groups. Another Paris protest is planned Wednesday.

    September 15, 2021
  • Kerala Congress set for overhaul, plans monthly incentive for workers

    Kerala Congress set for overhaul, plans monthly incentive for workers

    Sudhakaran was a surprise choice and it came after the high command put its foot down and did not give much importance to the erstwhile party faction managers which included Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala

    September 9, 2021
  • Workers welcome, traders oppose TN Bill on ‘right to sit’

    Workers welcome, traders oppose TN Bill on ‘right to sit’

    A new Bill introduced by the Tamil Nadu government on the 'right to sit' has given the workers a much-needed relief. But many traders believe that this would lead to lethargy and lack of interest in work among the employees.

    September 9, 2021
  • Mandatory seating facilities for TN’s textile workers

    Mandatory seating facilities for TN’s textile workers

    Kerala, after a long agitation by a section of women workers of textile showrooms in Thrissur and other cities demanding "right to sit".

    September 6, 2021
  • PM applauds healthcare workers of Himachal Pradesh

    PM applauds healthcare workers of Himachal Pradesh

    Applauding the works of health care sector of Himachal Modi said that Himachal is proof of how the country's rural society is empowering the world's largest and fastest vaccination campaign.

    September 6, 2021
  • Afghan workers helped Western groups, now left behind

    Afghan workers helped Western groups, now left behind

    Many organisations working with the US and NATO forces have helped Afghan women to become self-supporting but fear that as they left the Taliban would wreck the progress and reimpose the harsh tenets that snub principles of western democracy

    August 20, 2021
  • TMC claims attack on workers in Tripura, BJP denies

    TMC claims attack on workers in Tripura, BJP denies

    Several Trinamool leaders, including the party's national General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee and chief spokesman Kunal Ghosh, uploaded a series of tweets on these incidents.

    August 8, 2021
  • 2 workers die while cleaning septic tank in Capital

    2 workers die while cleaning septic tank in Capital

    A case under section 304A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 9 of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act has been registered, the official added.

    March 27, 2021
  • The double whammy of Covid and automation

    The double whammy of Covid and automation

    The Future of Jobs 2020 report published last week by the World Economic Forum (WEF), famous for its annual jamborees of the world’s movers and shakers in the Swiss resort of Davos, points out that automation, combined with the pandemic, is creating a “double disruption” scenario for workers.

    October 30, 2020
  • Ahead of Pujas, workers struggle to make ends meet

    Ahead of Pujas, workers struggle to make ends meet

    A sole earning member of a poor family of five, Mr Roy has not been getting any orders of late. However, the College Para Puja Committee, which is celebrating its 70th Durga Puja this year, has given him an opportunity to bring back smiles in the faces of his family members during the pujas.

    October 19, 2020
  • Workers at Malda Medical College protest layoff

    Workers at Malda Medical College protest layoff

    It may be noted here that MMCH authorities asked 42 workers to stop working from 2 October, while they also allegedly did not serve them any prior notice of the termination.

    October 11, 2020
  • Disturbing ignorance

    Disturbing ignorance

    The government told Parliament that 10.5 million workers had left for home during the lockdown but said it did not know how many had died on the journey, or who, if anyone, had been compensated. The government claimed further to not know how many workers had lost their jobs, nor how many policemen had died from Covid.

    September 24, 2020
  • Turning Tides

    Turning Tides

    The horrific scenes of countless migrant workers walking back to their distant villages with their toddlers and little belongings were witnessed.

    August 24, 2020
  • Suspension of H1B visas ‘short-sighted’ decision, threatens scholarly engagement: Harvard University

    Suspension of H1B visas ‘short-sighted’ decision, threatens scholarly engagement: Harvard University

    The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

    June 26, 2020
  • ‘COVID-19 fight can’t be excuse to amend labour laws, exploit workers’: Rahul Gandhi

    ‘COVID-19 fight can’t be excuse to amend labour laws, exploit workers’: Rahul Gandhi

    Gandhi said there cannot be any compromise on the basic principles by allowing unsafe workplaces.

    May 11, 2020
  • Silicon Valley emloyers use H-1B visas to pay workers far below market wages: Report

    Silicon Valley emloyers use H-1B visas to pay workers far below market wages: Report

    Half of the top 30 H-1B employers use an outsourcing business model to provide staff for third-party clients, rather than employing H-1B workers directly to fill a special need at the company that applies for the visa, the report said.

    May 6, 2020