COVID-19 crisis pushes jobless into survival mode

“The only way out is for someone or some institution to help me systematically because the government only gave me 3,000 pesos (less than $150) over the past 100 days which is not enough.”

GOP, Democrats Allow Mike Lee’s Middle Class Replacement Bill to Pass Senate

McConnell did not stop Lee’s bill even though it threatens the GOP’s weakening position in states such as Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina where the visa worker programs have imported many Indian, Chinese, and other foreign workers. The inflow of visa workers has already helped the GOP lose control of Virginia and New Jersey.

Don’t limit data centre sops to location-based criteria: Nasscom

The industry body, however, said there should be a broad range of standards for data centres to choose from based on customer requirements and asked the government to “avoid mandating a few selected standards”.Nasscom also urged MeitY to work with the Department of Telecom (DOT) to enable policies that would provide new optic fibre cable […]

Covid-19 crisis to inflict massive downward pressure on wages in the near future: ILO

Informal workers’ wages have seen steeper cuts than formal workers in recent times even while states have deferred the minimum wage hike in the times of Covid-19 pandemic, a recent report by the International Labour Organisation said. “Recent evidence suggests that formal workers’ wages have been cut by 3.6%, while informal workers have experienced a […]

Receivers put struggling ticket company Ticket Rocket up for sale

The High Court judgment, which the company wanted suppressed, noted money for the Teams’ Champs superstock event in February, which draws up to 16,000 people to the city from as far as the United Kingdom, should have been paid out after the event.