Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/11/2017 regarding effective implementation of the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996. Secretary in the Ministry of Labour informed the Apex Court that certain schemes have already been prepared for the benefit of construction workers and a national portal is under construction which can be used by NGOs.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour (NCCCL) Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/10/2017 regarding state of construction workers in India. Affidavit filed on behalf of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India reveals the state of affairs with regard to the utilization of cess collected under the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996.

Nine out of total 26 pending projects are from Gujarat - eight of which relate to renewal of salt leases

Currently wages are linked to CPI AL

Mahendra Dev, who heads the committee set up by the rural development ministry to determine a new index for wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), has said his job is not to engineer an increase in wages to suit political interests.

About 13.3 per cent of youth in the country are unemployed according to the third annual employment and unemployment survey report conducted by the Labour Bureau of the Union Ministry of Labour and

The new mines act will tighten supervision of mines and on coal companies outsourcing labourers in the restricted area, Union minister of state for Labour and Employment K Suresh said today.

New Delhi The labour ministry is planning to move a Bill to amend the Mines Act in the Monsoon session of Parliament, which proposes an increase in penalties on mining companies by as much as 100% in case of death of workers due to any lapse in operations, a senior government official said on Thursday. The Bill will also enlarge the coverage of workers in special economic zones, territorial waters, continental shelf and other maritime zones, where oil explorations are being carried out.

"The Bill will address the safety issues of mining workers. We are trying to introduce the Bill in Monsoon session," a labour ministry official told FE.

Shillong, July 19: The hopes of rescuing the 15 miners who were reportedly trapped inside a coal mine since July 6 in Meghalaya’s South Garo Hills is receding with every passing day.

Saving the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) — the centrepiece of UPA-I’s achievements in the social welfare sector — from its many critics in government and the m

A recent report on Employment and Unemployment survey 2011-12 reveals some cheering facts for Gujarat and some surprising facts for certain states of the nation. The lowest unemployment rate was in Gujarat, just 1%. While the largest numbers of unemployed persons were found in Kerala and West Bengal.

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