Domestic employee held captive with the aid of employer is rescued by fellow people in Noida.

Zohra Bibi, a home help, turned into held captive overnight by her employers of their gated community in Noida for annoying two months’ pending income. When her husband, a construction worker, went to the apartment complicated to find out if Zohra Bibi was nevertheless being held there, the security officials on the gate avoided his entry. When he returned together with his neighbors, it descended right into a riot-like scenario. The trouble also took a communal flavor whilst citizens of the complicated accused the people of being ‘Bangladeshis.’ The police needed to be known to de-improve the state of affairs. But the police have filed two one-of-a-kind FIRs, one in opposition to the organization and another against the domestic assist (at the employer’s criticism). It is likewise being stated that the police have resorted to further detentions and arrests inside the basis (low profits neighborhoods) wherein Zohra Bibi is living and from where her neighbors had come to rescue her.

The incident is one in numerous different stated instances wherein domestic employees were subjected to harassment, abysmal wages, and humiliation. An article in The Ladies Finger, whilst chronicling many such incidents, argues that the exploitation and dehumanizing actions are a symptom of a deeply seated elegance and caste discrimination that lies at the heart of our society.

GST Impact: Job losses feared in power loom and fireworks industries

Protests were held in Surat and Sivakasi in opposition to the deleterious outcomes of GST. “For the power loom zone, the GST is levied at more than one level. The new taxation policy is possible to have an effect on the employment of over one crore people, at once and indirectly worried in a cottage and small-scale industries,” said Rajya Sabha MP T.K. Rangarajan, a member of the CPI(M), at a rally in Sivakasi. Workers from healthy and fireworks factories had also been protesting. In Surat, around 1,2 hundred power loom units located in Anjani industrial estate downed their shutters.

Fish people take coastal yatra demanding conservation of fisheries, coast, and their livelihood.

Several groups such as People’s Movement towards ICTT, National Fishworkers Forum, Coastal Action Network, Aazhkadal Meenpidi Thozhilaalar Sangham, Vangakadal Meenpidi Thozhilaalar Sangham, Ramanathapuram Fishworkers Trade Union (RFTU), National Alliance of People’s Movement (NAPM), and People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) have launched a yatra that has already visited extra than 60 villages throughout the coast of Tamil Nadu. At the yatra, fisherfolk call for the repeal of extra GST on a fishing gadget, the brand new port in Enayam in Kanyakumari, and the go back to a robust CRZ (Coastal Regulation Zones) norms.

Deep-sea fishing seems to have acquired guide from the modern-day BJP authorities. Still, several fishing communities oppose the circulate as they feel it’d result in a quicker depletion of fish. At the equal time, more than one port is being evolved throughout the country as part of the Sagarmala task, with a lot of them, including the port developing at Enayam, related to the eviction of nearby groups or environmental harm.

TCS commits now not to fireplace 2000 employees in its Lucknow branch

With TCS making plans to close their Lucknow operations, there has been fear that over 2000 software program engineers would lose their jobs. The worry won credence with the organization posting decrease than preceding yr’s income growth. TCS has assured that it was now not planning this sort of terminations. It has also stated that it would be accommodating the software engineers in other locations throughout India.

Tech Mahindra was compelled to apologize after their exit interview goes viral on social media.

Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra organization, brought his private apology to Tech Mahindra’s apology to one of their employees for the way they terminated his service. The audio of the exit interview wherein he was given just at some point to quit his task went viral on social media and came beneath intense complaints from all facets of different IT workers. Even though the organization said that layoffs would keep by their strategic necessities, the control provided their apologies for how the termination was dealt with and confident to do so so that such incidents don’t appear inside the destiny. The layoffs are being challenged in diverse labor departments and courts in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, West Bengal, and Telangana.

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Partial prohibition and highway liquor ban render heaps jobless in Tamil Nadu.

According to the district president of the Tamil Nadu TASMAC Employees Association, K. Muruganandam, approximately 20,000 salesmen and assistants have misplaced their jobs after the authorities closed 4,321 stores. He goes on to say that a few of the employees had served 14 years. Due to their contractual employment status, those workers seem to have acquired no compensation or any other alternative employment from the country.

An evaluation of two authorities pension schemes for unorganized workers

A paper inside the Economic and Political Weekly describes the successes and screw-ups of the ‘National Pension System-Lite’ and ‘Atal Pension Yojana’ to offer an operating pension scheme for the bad and the elderly. Their substantial literature overview cites a look at that estimates about 18 million older adults dwelling beneath the poverty line in India. Other research showed that in Rajasthan, pension turned into the number one source of earnings for most people of aged human beings and that they specifically spent it on meals and hospital therapy. NPS-Lite becomes one of the first pension schemes and, after very restricted fulfillment, changed into replaced by the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) by contemporary authorities. The APY changed into especially focused on unorganized people and promised them a fixed month-to-month remuneration after retirement if they made the essential contribution for at least two decades. While it’s been registering excessive boom in subscribers and contributions, the authors point out some of the flaws with the scheme together with stringent default consequences, restricted government co-contribution, poor agent incentivization, decrease flexibility in go out and withdrawal, and the truth that advantages are not indexed to inflation.