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Streamlining Labour Regulations: Assessing the Impacts of India’s Code on Wages Act

Streamlining Labour Regulations: Assessing the Impacts of India’s Code on Wages Act

The New Wage Code or The Code on Wages was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Ministry of Labour and Employment as one of the four labour codes which are intended to subsume the multitude of pre-existing Labor laws. In 2002, The Second National Commission of Labour submitted its report in which it talked about the multiplicity of labour laws in India and recommended the codification of multiple central level labour laws in 4 to 5 groups.
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Employment fallout from Covid mismanagement

Santosh Mehrotra The Covid-19 pandemic has only worsened what was already a joblessness crisis in early 2020. The third annual labour force survey (2019-20) by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), covering the period till June 30, 2020, told a…

Occupational safety for Labour: A Skinking Plot

Occupational safety for Labour: A Skinking Plot

K R Shyam Sundar It is a fact that while industrial accidents occur often, only major accidents — say in construction or in a hazardous industry — are reported. Recently, the CRUSHED Report 2021 released by Safe in India (SII), reported in…

Land, Labour and Dalits in Post-Independent India

Simi Mehta, G Sridevi, Sakshi Sharda On the occasion of the 130th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar, Center for Human Dignity and Development (CHDD) at Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi organized #WebPolicyTalk​ The State of Human…