Unemployment rate for all ages in urban areas rose to 10.3 per cent in October-December 2020 as compared to 7.9 per cent in the corresponding months a year ago, showed a periodic labour force survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) provides a global overview of progress made around the world over the past decade in extending social protection and building rights-based social protection systems, in the context of COVID-19, and with input from UNICEF Innocenti on social protection gaps and opportunities for children

This paper examines spatial heterogeneity in the impacts of the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic on urban household incomes in Ethiopia and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

The panel recommended measures such as universal healthcare, additional work days under MGNREGS and direct cash transfers for workers, Peeved at the lack of data on unemployment and welfare measures to workers, particularly those in the unorganised sector, the Parliament Standing Committee on Labour pulled up the Centre in its report on “Impact

This report reveals how heat stress disproportionately affects specific regions, racial groups, and economic sectors across the United States, providing policymakers and investors with new, quantitative evidence on the economic and human dimensions of the challenge.

This report projects that climate change will quadruple US outdoor workers’ exposure to hazardous heat conditions by mid-century, jeopardizing their health and placing up to $55.4 billion of their earnings at risk annually without rapid action to reduce global warming emissions.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on domestic migrant workers in India. To address the gendered impact of the pandemic on migrant workers, this brief presents the key findings from a survey of 10,161 women migrant workers from 12 states in India.

Order of the High Court of Orissa at Cuttack in the matter of In Re Death of Sanitation Workers Vs Chief Secretary & Others dated 06/07/2021.

The number of international migrant workers has increased from 164 to 169 million, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said, noting a marked rise in the number of young people seeking opportunities abroad, too.

The Supreme Court of India June 29, 2021 directed all states and Union territories (UT) to implement the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme for the benefit of migrant workers by July 31, 2021. It also asked them to bring in an appropriate scheme for distribution of dry ration to migrant labourers till the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic lasts.

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