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Trade unions call for nationwide strike on Sept. 2

A convention of 11 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) has declared a nationwide strike on September 2 that will cover public and private sectors including banking and railways. The strike call … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India-part I&II

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India I The Political-economy-of-labour-reforms-part-II-The-Agenda-of-Labour

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour law Reforms in India- Part III

The Political Economy of Labour law Reforms in India- Part III Surendra Pratap, Center for Workers Education, New Delhi Download Article: The Political Economy of Labour law Reforms in India … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for General Strike on 26 May

Major protest against anti-worker labour reforms and other anti-labour policies 11 Central trade unions including BMS gave this call on Friday as three ministers met national trade union leaders in … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

3 ministers hold talks with central unions on labour reforms

3 ministers hold talks with central unions on labour reforms NEW DELHI: The government has fielded three union ministers—Bandaru Dattatreya, Piyush Goyal and Dharmendra Pradhan –to pacify central trade unions … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Public utility’ clause to the rescue of automobile sector – The Hindu

‘Public utility’ clause to the rescue of automobile sector – The Hindu.

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The new labour code on Industrial relations placed on website of labour department for comments

The ministry has invited comments on its proposals by May 26. It will hold consultations with trade unions and industry before sending the proposals for Cabinet approval. Download the draft … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inspectors will no more remain Inspectors, but become facilitators

Editorial: Facilitating labour; The Financial Express | April 17, 2015; http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/editorial-facilitating-labour/64366/ It is good that the government has proposed to replace the word ‘inspector’ with the term ‘facilitator’ in its … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

A new Draft Labour Code on Wages- Suggestions are invited by the Ministry

Ministry of Labour & Employment is attempting to consolidate the laws on wages including The Minimum Wages Act, 1948, The Payment of Wages Act, 1936, The Payment of Bonus Act, … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India Part II: The Agenda of Labour

Surendra Pratap, December 20, 2014; http://sanhati.com/blog/12398/ Summary: After setting the background of changing labour laws in the first part of the study [available here], in this second part the author … Continue reading

December 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Female and 2 Male workers in ASTI Electronics in India are on hunger strike for last 14 days Act to save their life and support their struggle to end the contract labour system

5 Female and 2 Male workers in ASTI Electronics in India are on hunger strike for last 14 days Act to save their life and support their struggle to end … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms-Part II: The Agenda of Labour

Download PDF: Political economy of labour reforms part II -The Agenda of Labour Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education, New Delhi To clearly understand the challenges of the labour movement created … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India-Part I

Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education, New Delhi A draft not to be quoted (still in the process of editing and circulated to seek comments) The new global politico-economic regime and … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ad-hocism in the Decisions to Modify Labour Laws

K Chandru; EPW; Vol – XLIX No. 30, July 26, 2014 | http://www.epw.in/commentary/ad-hocism-decisions-modify-labour-laws.html Beginning with Rajasthan, labour legislations are being modifi ed and it seems to have the blessings of the … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

A critic of Proposed Labour Law Amendments in Rajasthan

Ashok Khandelwal: The implications of changes in the labour laws proposed by the state of Rajasthan; http://sanhati.com/excerpted/11037/#sthash.uiGYj8cC.dpuf The Rajasthan state government has announced to amend five labour laws in favour … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Towards new labour regime for SEZs!

Govt to debate special laws for SEZs NEW DELHI: The commerce department is reopening the debate on having a unique labour law for special economic zones in what is seen as the … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Issue of Labour law Reforms, The Recent Developments

11 trade unions to launch nationwide protest Planning Commission proposes labour laws overhaul Proposes a liberal hire and fire policy in manufacturing sector, besides third party auditing in place of … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The government is considering amending a host of labour laws, but at present there is no proposal to formulate new labour laws: Minister of state for labour

Govt mulls amending host of labour laws TNN | Jul 17, 2014, 06.07 AM IST http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Govt-mulls-amending-host-of-labour-laws/articleshow/38517238.cms NEW DELHI: The government is considering amending a host of labour laws. Though it has not … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

International Capital Mobility Global Value Chains and Emerging Labour Movement in Asia: Draft Not to Be Quoted

International Capital Mobility, Global Value Chains and the Emerging Labour Movement in Asia

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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