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      Labour laws could be good for business in the country

      Recent discontent in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Bihar has been manifesting in a different kind of collective action: ‘job riots’. Perhaps this is unsurprising, given the employment crisis that plagues India, but the crisis in UP is in the spotlight because the state is in the throes of a high-stakes election.


      Labour Regulations need Both Clarity and Uniformity

      Labour regulations in India are as sensitive a subject as they are complex and cumbersome. Workers are often rightly identified as the lifeblood of any organization or industry.


      Research in the COVID-19 Context. Adaptive Methods and Ethical Considerations

      The Women, Work, and the Gig Economy research consortium - supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada (IDRC), coordinated by JustJobs Network - has released a brief on methodological and ethical questions of how to adapt research to the conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

      by Mukta Naik

      A Just Jobs Index for India – How Do Indian States Fare in the Creation of Good Jobs?

      A comprehensive, data-driven tool, the State-level JustJobs Index is meant to rally stakeholders around urgent action to address the nation's jobs crisis.

      by Sabina Dewan, Divya Prakash

      Modi govt didn’t address jobs crisis in the first term. India’s progress depends on it now

      India needs a National Employment Strategy with ministries made to submit to PMO annual action plans on how they will realise the goals.


      The Evolving Discourse on Job Quality From Normative Frameworks to Measurement Indicators: The Indian Example

      This paper highlights the evolving discourse of job quality and how it fits the Indian context.

      by Sabina Dewan, Divya Prakash

      More than formalising informal jobs, we need to create productive ones

      India’s labour markets are as multifaceted as the nation itself. But the tidy binary between informality and formality posits informality as always bad with poor quality work and lack of skill with low productivity and wages

      by Sabina Dewan, Partha Mukhopadhyay

      Only 4.75 Million Join India’s Workforce Annually, Not 12 Million As Claimed

      On average, 4.75 million people are added to the labour force in India per year, an analysis of labour bureau data over a period of four years from 2012 shows. This is less than half the 12 million that people think enter the labour force on an annual basis.


      The Global Deal: A New Economic Consensus

      Underneath the rumble of political debates, the tender shoots of a new global consensus around commonsense, practical and progressive economics are emerging. It's what Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven calls the Global Deal -- a new compromise between capital and labor that would ensure shared prosperity by putting jobs at the center of global macroeconomic policy.


      Justjobs Index Analysis for the Middle East and North Africa

      In coordination with its expanded work in the region, JustJobs has released a regional glimpse into MENA's (Middle East-North Africa) performance on the JustJobs Index.

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