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.

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, Speaker hails session

Apr 12 2017

The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan after working for around 176 hours during the budget session.

Rajya Sabha passes Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Feb 08 2017

The Bill was passed by the Upper House by voice vote, while the Lok Sabha cleared it on Tuesday.

Bill to ensure payment of wages thru cheques passed by LS

Feb 07 2017

A bill, under which specified industrial units have to pay salaries to workers only either through cheques or by electronic transfer was passed by the Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill

Feb 07 2017

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which enables employers to pay wages through cheque or by crediting it to bank accounts.

Government introduces fresh bill for cashless wages

Feb 03 2017

The government introduced a fresh bill on payment of wages through account transfer and cheques, after withdrawing an earlier bill.

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