Workers Welfare Current Affairs - 2020

International Trade Union Confederation: India ranked among 10 worst countries for working people

On July 20, 2020, the International Trade Union Confederation released it ranking of 144 countries on degree of respect for workers’ rights Unfortunately, India was among the least performing 10 countries in the list. Highlights The other least performing countries include Brazil, Bangladesh, Columbia, Kazakhstan, Honduras, Philippines, Egypt, Zimbabwe and Turkey. The middle east region Read More…

CCEA approves enhancing coverage of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana

The CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved proposal of enhancing scope of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY).  The Central Government will now contribute Employer’s full admissible contribution for first 3 years from date of registration of new employee for all sectors including existing beneficiaries for their remaining period of 3 years. Read More…