Tag Archives: workers

BJP & TMC workers clash over job cards

Five people were injured when workers of Trinamul and the BJP clashed at a village near here on Sunday morning over alleged refusal by the ruling party’s leaders to give back to local people cards for the 100-day rural employment guarantee scheme and bank passbooks. Around 6am on Sunday, about 50 residents of Gopalpur in Kankalitala panchayat, mostly BJP supporters, ... Read More »

55% of Remote Workers Now Telecommute Full Time, Survey Says

Digital technology has upended the way we work and where we can work. And a new survey from AND CO and Remote Year has some insightful data regarding the state of remote workers in 2018. According to the survey, 55% of the respondents said they worked remotely 100% of the time. There was another 28% who said they worked remotely and on-site, and another 15% ... Read More »

Informal sector will be main job creator in future. So equip workers today

Hardly a day goes by without another article, conference, or research initiative devoted to the future of work. The robots are coming, or they’re not coming as fast as we think; when they do come, they’ll put everyone out of work, or they’ll create as many jobs as they destroy. Thus the conversation goes. But what if, instead of trying ... Read More »