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Standing desk fad, India, Labour Laws, Right to sit

Why it's time to take a stand for the right to sit

While everybody is worried if too much sitting at work will kill them, there are some who have no choice but to stand.


 |  3-minute read
Pension, Worker's safety, Labour Laws, Wage code bill

Why looking beyond wage code for labour is important

Occupational safety needs to consolidate parallel, overriding or conflicting provisions under various legislations.


 |  7-minute read
Narendra Modi, Ease of doing business rankings, Labour Laws, May day

Why there is anger against Modi government this May Day

The BJP-led NDA government's sole agenda is to climb up the ratings in World Bank's 'ease of doing business' chart at the cost of the working class.


 |  4-minute read
Labour Laws, Fire, Kamala Mills, Bawana fire

Bawana factory fire: Why the victims and their families are the biggest losers

Without strong labour laws and unions, such tragedies will keep recurring.


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Labour, Labour Laws, Labour problems, IT Industry

Why turning to the Left is not as bad as the Right would have us believe

It is a misconception that strong labour unions are detrimental to the progress of an industry, and the economy as a whole.


 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Labour Laws, Bharat Bandh

Bharat Bandh: Has Modi’s vision for India left our workers behind?

While it’s necessary to simplify the labyrinthine maze of Indian labour laws, the point of the gargantuan exercise must not boil down to corporate stenography.


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Apple, Labour Laws, Foxconn

Maker of iPhones, Foxconn's entry should gravely worry India

The Taiwanese electronic goods company has been accused of gross labour violations, even leading to mass suicide.


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Labour Laws, Garment workers, Bangalore protests

Why I am angry at, and not angry with, my city Bangalore

The PF issue is only the tipping point for anger built up over several years among our garment workers.