Delhi Assembly's Monsoon session begins on Tuesday

Aug 07 2017

The Kejriwal govt will also re-introduce three bills in the Monsoon session which were earlier sent back by the Centre with some objections.

Delhi govt approves 3 bills to be re-introduced in Assembly

Aug 05 2017

The Delhi govt approved three bills, including one related to hike in minimum wages, to be re-introduced in the Monsoon Session.

Minimum wage fixation: Panel formed to look afresh at matter

Aug 03 2017

"Taking into all the consideration, we have decided to constitute the committee that will look into minimum wage fixation," Dattatreya said.

US economy picks up in second quarter, wages continue to lag

Jul 28 2017

GDP increased at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the April-June period, which included a boost from trade, the Commerce Department said.

Minimum Wages Act: Union Cabinet clears wage code bill

Jul 26 2017

The proposed legislation is expected to benefit over 4 crore employees across the country.

No stay on Delhi govt's minimum wages order: Gopal Rai

Jun 08 2017

Rai clarified that there was "no stay" by the Delhi High Court on the minimum wages order and it was "very much in place".

'Universal minimum wage for all workers to be reality soon'

Jun 05 2017

"The ministerial panel on labour issues headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has already approved the Code on Wages," a source said.

'Legislative change needed in wage structure to prevent H-1B abuse'

May 06 2017

The Acting Labour Secy identified the "four-tier wage structure" as one of the main reasons under which cos have been hiring foreign workers on H-1B visas on a low wage.

US employment growth seen rebounding, wages increasing

May 05 2017

A government report last week showed private sector wages recorded their biggest gain in 10 years in the first quarter.

Jobs, higher wages key focus areas for govt: Dattatreya

May 01 2017

Union labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya asserted the government has "moved quite ahead" on the employment generation front and will focus more on increasing wages.

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