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The Wire – The Life of Labour: Unrest in Kerala Over ‘Juvenile Fishing’, Thousands of UK L

Nirnita Talukdar

2018-03-04T00:00

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The Wire – The Life of Labour: Unrest in Kerala Over ‘Juvenile Fishing’, Thousands of UK L

Nirnita Talukdar

2018-03-04T00:00

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IRBF Conference

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New Delhi: Workers’ rights in India: Actions fail words The latest edition of the

New Delhi: Workers’ rights in India: Actions fail words

The latest edition of the India Responsible Business Index (IRBI) 2017 has been released. The report assessed the performance of the biggest companies in India on the following criteria—inclusive supply chain, community as stakeholders, community development, employee dignity and human rights and non-discrimination at the workplace. LiveMint reports that the results are poor: “Only 14 companies have explicitly committed to respecting and paying minimum wages with just five gone a step further to recognise “fair living wages”. Likewise, only six companies have recognised providing benefits such as PF and medical insurance to its contractual employees. Just eight companies disclosed on assessing the situation of worker rights and labour issues in core businesses.” [Read More]

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