May 23, 2023

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (nrega): Ensuring Livelihood Security in Rural India

The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), later renamed the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in 2009, is an Indian labor law and social security measure aimed at guaranteeing the ‘right to work.’ It was enacted in August 2005 to address the issue of chronic poverty and unemployment in rural India. The...
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Activist groups are urging Dollar General and Dollar Tree to enhance worker safety measures and increase wages.

Dollar General and Dollar Tree, two of the largest dollar store chains in the United States, have recently been under pressure from activist firms regarding their worker conditions. These calls for change stem from concerns over worker safety, wages, and overall working conditions. The rise of dollar stores, which offer a wide range of items...
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