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BusinessToday.In
October 23, 2020
India has assumed the chairmanship of governing body of International Labour Organisation (ILO), with Labour Secretary Apurva Chandra being elected to the post, after a period of 35 years


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
India has learnt that growth in GDP does not automatically translate into growth in jobs and that GDP growth does not necessarily mean well-being of a vast majority of population. It needs to put these experiences into work and frame appropriate policy responses to the job crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
October 6, 2020
Part II of this two-part article looks at more data on the growth of temporary or informal workers in India and how it poses a serious threat not just to the wellbeing of millions of its workers but to the growth prospects of the economy in the long run


Reuters
September 29, 2020
The rest of the East Asia and Pacific region was projected to see a 3.5% contraction, the World Bank said


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


Prasanna Mohanty
September 27, 2020
New labour codes severely reduce workers' security by increasing key thresholds for applicability of most protections; contractual employment has been expanded to add to workers' precarity and social protections for unorganised workers are vague


Sonal Khetarpal
September 25, 2020
The three labour codes seen together fail to achieve even reasonable balance between enabling of ease of doing business, and protecting & strengthening labour welfare and their rights


Niti Kiran
September 25, 2020
Real GDP in advanced economies contracted 11 per cent, while it shrank 14 per cent in E&DEs, excluding China


PTI
September 24, 2020
Global labour income is estimated to have declined by 10.7 per cent or USD 3.5 trillion in the first three quarters of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019


Prasanna Mohanty
September 17, 2020
It would be naive to expect agriculture providing jobs to about 43% of the workforce and sustaining 70% of the population living in rural India with a meagre share of 14.5% in national income (GDP) to drive growth, especially when it is going through unprecedented job and income loss


BusinessToday.In
August 22, 2020
Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 crisis large numbers of women were excluded from the labour market, while the pandemic has made things much worse, says ILO


Prasanna Mohanty
July 18, 2020
Contrary to government claims, not a single indicator is encouraging; rather the numbers are so bad that government has stopped releasing industrial output data after April and those that are available for May and June are rather depressing


Prasanna Mohanty
July 16, 2020
For years, job crisis has remained unacknowledged and un-remedied; the COVID-19 pandemic worsened it, but the government has no information on job loss or policy response to it, except for a few relief measures


Reuters
July 9, 2020
The outlook for the global labour market in the second half of 2020 is \"highly uncertain\" and the forecast recovery will not be enough for employment to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, the ILO said last week


Reuters
July 8, 2020
DHL indicated that the half of the job cuts are due to a decline in car production and half are the result of anticipated \"efficeincy savings\", the union added


BusinessToday.In
July 4, 2020
In response, Cognizant said that the lay-offs were part of performance management that happens at the company every year; the company said it is hiring at all levels in India and abroad


Manu Kaushik
July 2, 2020
The World Health Organisation has released an advisory clarifying that viruses, including coronavirus, don't travel on radio waves or mobile networks


PTI
July 1, 2020
The report said that there was a 14 per cent drop in global working hours during the second quarter of 2020, equivalent to the loss of 400 million full-time jobs


Reuters
July 1, 2020
Worldwide, an estimated 14% of working hours were lost in the second quarter, equivalent to 400 million full-time jobs, due to the pandemic, the ILO said


Chitranjan Kumar
New Delhi, June 25, 2020
As per SBI report, India created 60.8 lakh new payroll (first job) in FY20, which was 28.9 lakh less than the net jobs generated in FY19


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