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Legislation to Regulate Employment of Domestic Workers

  On 16 August 2013 at 11:07

As per National Sample Survey (NSS) 2004-05, there are about 47.50 Lakh domestic workers in the country. Various Labour Laws, like the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Employees Compensation Act, 1923, the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 and Inter-State ...

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Pension to Retired Employees Covered Under PF Scheme

  On 07 August 2013 at 15:19

The Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 came into effect from 16th November, 1995 replacing the erstwhile Employees Family Pension Scheme, 1971, which inter-alia provides superannuation/retirement and family pension. In order to secure a minim ...

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Shish Ram Ola Takes over as New Union Minister Labour and Employment Minister

  On 18 June 2013 at 17:19

Shri Shish Ram Ola has taken over as new Union Minister Labour and Employment Minister here in Shram Shakti Bhawan New Delhi today. Shri Ola is a Lok Sabha member (INC) from Jhunjhnu Constituency of Rajasthan and has already handled this portfolio f ...

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Time for Collective Efforts to Counter the Challenges Posed by Social Malaise of Domestic Child Labour: Krishna Tirath

  On 14 June 2013 at 11:11

Ncpcr in Collaboration with ILO & Unicef Celebrates The World Day Against Child Labour Smt. Krishna Tirath, the Minister for Women & Child Development said that healthy and educated children are the foundations of a country and they help i ...

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Abolition of Child Labour

  On 30 April 2013 at 12:10

A proposal for amendments in the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986 to make it more effective, is under consideration with the Government. The Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 has been placed in t ...

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Amendment in Apprentices ACT, 1961

  On 19 March 2013 at 15:04

Various suggestions have been made to amend the provisions of the Apprentices Act, 1961 to improve quality of apprenticeship training, increase number of apprentices, include services sector for apprenticeship training, improve employability of ap ...

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Standing Committee on Labour: Invites suggestions

  On 16 March 2013 at 12:51

Honble Speaker, Lok Sabha has referred The Child Labour (Prohibition Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 as introduced in Rajya Sabha to the Standing Committee on Labour for examination and Report. Considering the wide implicatio ...

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Work Efficiency Programmes for Labourers

  On 05 March 2013 at 15:29

Central Government is conducting training programmes to develop work efficiency and skill development, particularly, among the labour class in six Advanced Training Institutes located at Kolkata, Chennai, Kanpur, Hyderabad, Ludhiana and Mumbai, tw ...

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Government Initiatives on proposed Strike by the Central Trade Unions

  On 20 February 2013 at 12:07

As directed by the Prime Minister, senior Ministers in the Union Cabinet – Shri A.K. Antony, Defence Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar, Minister for Agriculture and Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, Minister for Labour & Employment held a round of disc ...

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Labour Laws Applicable to Casual and Self Employed Work Force

  On 20 December 2012 at 11:43

Reliable estimates of employment and unemployment are obtained through quinquennial labour force surveys conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO). Last such quinquennial labour force survey was conducted during 2009-10. As per results of ...

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