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Fixed Minimum Wages for Workers

  On 23 March 2017 at 10:45

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 provides for both the Central and State Governments as the appropriate Governments to fix, review and revise the minimum wages of the workers employed in the scheduled employments under their respective jurisdictions. Pres ...


Payment of Wages by cheque or crediting to bank accounts

  On 21 March 2017 at 11:34

The present wage limit for applicability of the provisions of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 is Rs. 18,000/- per month. The Act has been amended by Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017 (effective from 28.12.2016) to enable the employers to pay wage ...

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Increase in Minimum Wages

  On 21 March 2017 at 11:33

Under the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, both Central and State Governments are appropriate Governments to fix, review and revise the minimum wages of the workers employed in the scheduled employments under their respective jurisdictions ...


Employees' Enrolment Campaign launched by EPFO to extend social security benefits to all eligible workers

  On 21 March 2017 at 11:33

An Employees’ Enrolment Campaign has been launched by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation during the period 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017, in order to extend social security benefits to all the eligible workers in the country. During the Ca ...

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The Government simplifies maintenance of registers under various Labour Laws

  On 24 February 2017 at 11:08

The Government simplifies maintenance of registers under various Labour Laws Government reduces 56 labour registers to only 5 for 5.85 crore establishments The Government has simplified the maintenance of Labour registers of about 5.85 crore establis ...

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Reforms in Labour Laws

  On 09 February 2017 at 12:56

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update legislative system to address the need of the hour and to make them more effective and contemporary to the emerging economic and industrial scenario. Accordingly, Ministry of Labour & Employ ...

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50 lakhs Universal Account Number (UAN) allotted to Construction Workers

  On 06 February 2017 at 17:34

The Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Cess Act, 1996, provides levy and collection of cess at such rate not exceeding two per cent but not less than one per cent of the cost of construction as the Central Government may notify. T ...

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Rationalisation of Labour Laws

  On 06 February 2017 at 17:34

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update legislative system to address the need of the hour and to make them more effective and contemporary to the emerging economic and industrial scenario. The Second National Commission on Labour whi ...

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Legislative reforms to be undertaken to Simplify, Rationalize and Amalgamate the existing Labour Laws

  On 01 February 2017 at 14:53

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament today said that the Government is keen on fostering a conducive labour environment wherein labour rights are protected a ...

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Policy on Agricultural Labourers

  On 15 December 2016 at 11:00

The Central Government has enacted the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008 to provide social security benefits to the workers including agricultural labourers in the unorganised sector. This Act stipulates formulation of suitable wel ...

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