Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Labour laws

Thousands of workers across 18 states gather in Delhi to protest new labour codes

Thousands of workers carried out a massive rally in national capital region Delhi to dissent against the new Labour Codes passed by Indian parliament on 13 November.

Sewer workers in Delhi demand recognition for risking their lives

"There is a constant threat to lose work if we raise their voice against the system," say the sewer workers in national capital Delhi.

Suspension of labour laws in different states: Immoral and inappropriate

This all came at a time when labourers are worst hit and their employment opportunities are shrinking, the changes in labour laws which were meant to protect their interests and provide them options against exploitation will add more pain to their suffering.

COVID-19: Relaxation of labour laws across states

This blog explains the manner in which labour is regulated in India, and the various relaxations in labour laws that are being announced by various states.

Can’t exploit workers: Rahul Gandhi to BJP ruling states over labour laws dilution

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the fight against COVID-19 cannot be an excuse to “exploit workers, suppress their voice and crush their human rights”.