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Trump considering suspension of employment visas including H-1B amid COVID-19 outbreak: report

Trump considering suspension of employment visas including H-1B amid COVID-19 outbreak: report

US President Donald Trump is considering suspending a number of employment visas including the H-1B, most sought-after among Indian IT pr...Read More

Employment level improves since lockdown, but labour market continue to remain weaker: CMIE

Employment level improves since lockdown, but labour market continue to remain weaker: CMIE

Employment levels have improved in the first week of June, since the commencement of lockdown. While India's urban unemployment rate fell...Read More

India facing a medical-cum-economic emergency, says Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra

India facing a medical-cum-economic emergency, says Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra

Given the magnitude of the crisis, there is a compelling need for coordinated and concerted efforts by all stakeholders, viz., the Centra...Read More

UK unemployment claims surge 69% as pandemic takes hold

UK unemployment claims surge 69% as pandemic takes hold

The Office of National Statistics says jobless claims surged by 856,000 to 2.1 million in April as compared to the month before. The figu...Read More

36 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

36 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

By historical standards, though, the latest tally shows that the number of weekly jobless claims remains enormous, reflecting an economy...Read More

Is our system pro-poor or pro-rich?

Is our system pro-poor or pro-rich?

The tag of fastest growing economy is no good when teeming with systemic imbalance & structural inequality. For all the prosperity and we...Read More

The jobs challenge will get worse post COVID-19

The jobs challenge will get worse post COVID-19

122 million jobs were lost in the month of April in India. Add to it the loss of hospitality and airline jobs, rise in automation, cautio...Read More

India's unemployment rate soars to 27.11% amid COVID-19 crisis: CMIE

India's unemployment rate soars to 27.11% amid COVID-19 crisis: CMIE

The Mumbai-based think tank said the rate of unemployment was the highest in the urban areas, which constitute the most number of the red...Read More

Policy Watch: Why India’s investment policies are perplexing, even myopic

Policy Watch: Why India’s investment policies are perplexing, even myopic

Deng Xiaoping, the former premier of the People’s Republic of China, had famously said "It doesn't matter whether a cat is black or white...Read More

COVID-19 throws 1 in 6 American workers out of a job

COVID-19 throws 1 in 6 American workers out of a job

US unemployment at highest level since the Great Depression of the 1930s

From loss of jobs in the Middle East to rising unemployment back home, here's how the oil price crash will affect India

From loss of jobs in the Middle East to rising unemployment back home, here's how the oil price crash will affect India

Oil prices have crashed. Just look at the chart below. It has plunged into negative territory because traders want to jettison the stocks...Read More

India employment rate hits record low in March

India employment rate hits record low in March

The employment rate in India fell to a record-low of 38.2% in March, according to Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy.

Global economy could shrink by 1 pct in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic: UN

Global economy could shrink by 1 pct in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic: UN

As businesses lose revenue, unemployment is likely to increase sharply, transforming a supply-side shock to a wider demand-side shock for...Read More

Jyotiraditya Scindia: A prominent Congress leader who has decided to move on

Jyotiraditya Scindia: A prominent Congress leader who has decided to move on

New Delhi: A prominent face of Congress and a promising young leader of the party, Jyotiraditya Scindia has left the Congress at a crit...Read More

India's unemployment rate rose to 7.78% in February, highest since October 2019

India's unemployment rate rose to 7.78% in February, highest since October 2019

India's economy expanded at its slowest pace in more than six years in the last three months of 2019

Even if unemployed, the husband has to maintain his wife and child, rules Bombay HC

Even if unemployed, the husband has to maintain his wife and child, rules Bombay HC

Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court has held that even if a husband is jobless, he is bound to maintain his wife and c...Read More

'Prepare 'National Register of Educated Unemployed Indian Citizens' instead of NRC': Digvijaya Singh suggests PM Modi

'Prepare 'National Register of Educated Unemployed Indian Citizens' instead of NRC': Digvijaya Singh suggests PM Modi

The Congress has been trageting the Centre over unemployment, economic slowdown, Citizenship Amendment Act, National Population Register ...Read More

Bhopal: 7 lakh educated youths joined jobless list during Kamal Nath's tenure

Bhopal: 7 lakh educated youths joined jobless list during Kamal Nath's tenure

BJP MLA had asked details about educated unemployed registered with government between October 2018 and 2019.

Urban unemployment rate falls to 9.3% in Jan-Mar 2019

Urban unemployment rate falls to 9.3% in Jan-Mar 2019

New Delhi: The urban unemployment rate in the country fell to 9.3 per cent during January-March 2019 from 9.8 per cent in April-June 2018...Read More

Indore: UNICEF REPORT PAINTS GRIM PICTURE

Indore: UNICEF REPORT PAINTS GRIM PICTURE

54 % South Asian youth leave school without employable skills

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