Category: Corporate Watch

Why are companies hiring women on the shopfloor

From Bajaj to Tata, Auto Companies are hiring more Women on the Shopfloor In the name of breaking the glass ceiling, being more inclusive, being gender sensitive, Auto companies in India have found a new way to make it difficult for unions to be organised in the country. First, they hired migrant workers to break […]

Gig Economy: Workers are Employees or Not

The excessive intrusion of technology in the world of work is changing employer-employee relationships world over. To strip workers of their rightful wages and social security benefits, mobile application based internet companies are labeling them as independent contractors or service provider partners. While the labour courts have, in several cases, ruled in the favour of […]

Uttarakhand High Court directs Patanjali to pay wage arrears to 93 workers

Uttarakhand High Court directs Patanjali to pay wage arrears to 93 workers 18 January 2018: The division bench of Uttarakhand High Court comprising of Chief Justice K M Joseph and Justice U C Dhyani rejected the special plea and upheld the earlier decision taken by the High Court’s single bench against Baba Ramdev’s Divya Yog […]

All is not well with Indian Start-ups

All is not well with Indian Start-ups Prime Minister launched the start-up India scheme amid much grandeur during the Republic Day celebrations in 2016 and wished for every village, every district to have its own start-up. He also announced a Rs.10,000 Crore fund to aid start-ups. A start-up hub was established under the Ministry of […]

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