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We are in denial, but Bangladeshis are still flooding India's northeast

The local labour force is streaming out of the region looking for jobs in peninsular India, creating a vacuum that makes it easier for the Bangladeshis to fill in, says R N Ravi. Contrary to the......

How India fought polio and won

'In 2009 we had 741 cases of wild polio virus. This was the highest in the world. We ran the most apolitical crusade ever. We had the support of every government. We were never short of funds. The......

'Diplomats taking advantage of domestic helps is nothing new'

Protestors outside the Indian Consulate in San Francisco, California, tell’s Ritu Jha that they are outraged because nobody is speaking for the rights of Sangeeta Richard, the......

Nitish blames BJP for salt panic in Bihar

Apparently targeting the BJP for the recent panic buying of salt in the state, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar claimed that those who offered milk to Lord Ganesha were testing the effectiveness......

TEXT: US President Obama's State of the Union address

United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday delivered his State of the Union address in which he spelt out the agenda for the second term of his Presidency.Here's the verbatim text of his......

BJP plans a labour union for unorganised sector

With the possibility of targeting a huge vote bank among workers in the unorganised sector, the Bharatiya Janata Party is planning to launch a 'Bharatiya Janata Asanghatith Kamgarh Union' that......

Sacking staff? Govt for flexibility for industry

Freedom to downsize workforce, increase work hours and curtail workers' right to join unions are some of the radical steps under the government's consideration for industries in special investment......

Airport workers to join union strike

Air services may be disrupted on August 20 as airport employees have decided to join the major trade unions in their general strike against the "anti-people" policies of the United Progressive......

The rising vulnerability of emerging markets

Emerging markets could be affected by a combination of lower liquidity and higher dollar interest rates caused by a hike in the US Fed funds rate, says Abheek Barua. Europe's ability to shock......

Nokia to shift its Chennai plant to Vietnam, will staff agree?

Workers at Nokia’s Chennai factory have objected to the company’s plans to transfer production orders to other plants. Earlier, Nokia said it had reduced the number of shifts at the......

The art of inflation control

Most central banks have a dual mandate - 'maintain low and stable inflation while promoting economic growth'. Supply shocks like an increase in crude oil prices can cause a temporary conflict......

UEFA to clarify rules on deflected own goals

UEFA's executive committee will discuss the precise definition of own goals on Friday in an issue of huge importance to Europe's top strikers and defenders. European soccer's governing body is keen......

  People speak for domestic workers union

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Q. Domestic help or workers in our houses do not get any weekly off or annual leave. They also do not get any other benefit except their monthly wages. do you people think they should get more benefits/ Perhaps the govt. may do something to secure their future.
:  A. The history of workers protection in India always reveal the development of union behind their struggle in getting what they want as collective...... more

Q. we want to make career in Industrial Relation Depptt. pls. u guide me

Q. D bai working in your house has certain rights.D state govt moved a bill in d legislative assembly constituting a Welfare Board for Domestic Workers dat engage in household work like sweeping,cleaning utensils,washing clothes, cooking among others. D bill is pursuant 2 d Union Govt Bill moved in d Rajya Sabha in 2007 granting social security cover to workers 4 d unorganised sector. D bill is expected 2 benefit 11 lakh domestic workers in state. How do you feel about this Bill if passed?? Is it justified??
Arun:  A. this is very good. more

cyrus irani
Q. There are rules and regulations to monitor the wage and other benefits structure of employees of the private sector although much of it is in the hands of the employers and government plays a small role. There is a move now to monitor the wage and other benefits structure of domestic servants. How is this possible as they would have to register each and every employer which is a herculean task and this will cost quite a bit to the government as they would have to maintain records, etc. What are your views on this?
Cyrus Irani:  A. Its a good thing. In the long run. In the interest of this unorganized labor sector. And where abuse of workers is not uncommon.Yes there is a...... more

gem mina
Q. how many plant your company ? your plant location , how many product your company ? which your product give maxium bussiness to your company ? one palnt how many pepole are work ? per year your company how much export ? which country your company export ? in your plant worker union is there ? marketing how many branches all over india ? how many staff for marketing ? your company is public limited ? your company is limited ? your company is privet limited ? in domestic which product maximum sale ? which state give maxium buisnees ? what is your fiucher planing ? your co develope new product
Gem Mina:  A. Sorry but what is the prupose of your question, which reads more like a survey? more

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