India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Inspectors hired by a group of Western clothing brands have found safety problems at all the Bangladesh factories they visited as part of an initiative launched after a building collapse last year killed more than 1,100 workers.
World | Reuters | Sunday August 31, 2014
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, over pay and poor working conditions, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 16, 2014
Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations, including excessive overtime and health hazards.
Reuters | Friday December 13, 2013
The boy died of pneumonia, the medical delegation said, after he apparently used someone else's ID to get a job at theShanghai factory.
Reuters | Thursday December 12, 2013
Yet another incident has tarnished the reputation of working conditions at Apple contractor factories.
Tuesday November 26, 2013
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is working on issuing fresh show-cause notices to Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Airtel for allegedly violating licence conditions while renting SIM cards to Matrix Cellular in Delhi, according to an official source.
Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Amidst news of poor working conditions in Amazon warehouses, the online retailer is now facing unrest at its German distribution centres.
World | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
A 21-year-old Bank of America Merrill Lynch intern, whose death prompted the bank to review the working conditions for junior employees, died of natural causes, an inquest heard on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 17, 2013
More than 2,600 schools were closed in England today by a teachers' strike over their pay and working conditions, the education ministry said.
World | Reuters | Friday August 23, 2013
Bank of America Merrill Lynch said today it was reviewing the working conditions for junior employees after the death of an intern employed at its London offices raised concerns about the long-hours culture of the world's top banks.
Associated Press | Wednesday August 14, 2013
More than 2,000 workers suffered from health problems such as back injuries that were related to working conditions.
Friday June 28, 2013
Bajaj Auto's management and union came to the negotiating table on Friday in a bid to end the four-day-old strike by over 1,500 workers at the Chakan plant demanding wage revision and better working conditions apart from a hefty paring of company sha...
World | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
Bangladesh will reopen more than 300 garment factories on Friday, ending a three-day forced closure due to worker protests over pay and working conditions after a building collapse killed more than 1,100 people.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 2, 2013
Workers around the world united in anger during May Day rallies Wednesday - from fury in Europe over austerity measures that have cut wages, reduced benefits and eliminated many jobs altogether, to rage in Asia over relentlessly low pay, the rising c...
Agence France Presse | Friday February 22, 2013
However, matches at international level take place under playing conditions approved by the ICC. The 6ft 8in Finn, who has been working to eradicate his bad habit, returned fine figures of one for 33 in his maximum 10 overs after coming in off a no...
Friday January 25, 2013
Apple Inc conducted audits of working conditions at major suppliers last year, discovering multiple cases of underage workers, discrimination and wage problems.
Reuters | Friday January 25, 2013
Apple stepped up audits of working conditions at major suppliers, discovering multiple cases of underage workers, discrimination and wage problems.
Reuters | Friday November 30, 2012
Samsung reiterated a pledge to improve working conditions at its suppliers after admitting excessive overtime and fines for employees in China.
Friday November 30, 2012
Samsung Electronics Co plans to keep the bulk of its manufacturing inhouse but reiterated a pledge to improve working conditions at its suppliers after admitting excessive overtime and fines for employees in China, a senior executive said on Friday.