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National Policy for Domestic Workers

  On 14 February 2019 at 10:34

The Central Government has not enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. However, the Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers which is in the draft stage. T ...

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National Policy on Domestic Workers

  On 08 January 2019 at 11:03

No such data is maintained at the Central level. However as per the National Sample Survey(NSSO Statsitics-2011-2012,68th round) according to which estimated 39 lakhs people are employed as domestic workers by private households, of which 26 lakhs ...

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Formulation of a new Labour Code

  On 08 January 2019 at 11:03

The Ministry has prepared a Labour Code on Industrial Relations, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the relevant provisions of the following three Labour Laws:- The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, The Trade Unions Act, 1926, The Industrial ...

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Violation of Labour Laws in Arunachal Pradesh

  On 08 January 2019 at 11:03

Border Road Organisation (BRO) abides by all Labour Welfare Laws. However, recently a joint team of officers of Chief Labour Commissioner (Guwahati Region), EPFO & ESI inspected the establishment of 42, Border Roads Task Force, Sapper and 763 Bo ...

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Year End Review- 2018: Ministry of Labour & Employment

  On 14 December 2018 at 11:45

The Ministry of Labour and Employment is committed towards job security, wage security and social security for each and every worker. Along with bringing transparency and accountability in enforcement of Labour Laws, the Ministry has taken important ...


Government has taken many steps to increase female labour participation rate

  On 13 December 2018 at 11:06

The decline in female work force participation rate may be attributed to factors like increased educational attendance and higher level of participation in education and insufficient formal wage employment opportunities etc. Government has been targe ...

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Rehabilitation of bonded labour

  On 24 July 2018 at 10:26

As per the information received from the States, the number of bonded labourers identified and released so far is as under: Name of the State Number of Bonded Labourers Identified and Released Andhra Pradesh 38,14 ...

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Payment of Minimum Wages to Contract/Casual Employees

  On 05 April 2018 at 10:43

The basic rate of minimum wages for the scheduled employments in the Central sphere was last revised and notified on 19.01.2017. A component of minimum rates of wage, Variable Dearness Allowance (V.D.A.), was last revised on 01.10.2017.Rates fixed fo ...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 brought in force on 29th March, 2018

  On 31 March 2018 at 10:22

Decision: The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018 and by the Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2018, has been brought in force on 29th March, 2018.Background: The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies ...


Decline in Child Labour

  On 06 March 2018 at 10:15

As per 2011 Census, the number of main workers in the age group of 5-14 years in the country is 43.53 lakh which shows a decline from 57.79 lakh as per 2001 Census.As per the data received from States/UTs the number of prosecution launched under Chil ...

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