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Employees under the Employees Provident Fund(EPF) to be provided two options

  On 02 March 2015 at 10:42

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has announced that with respect to Employees Provident Fund (EPF), the employee needs to be provided two options. Firstly, the employee may opt for EPF or the New Pension Scheme (NPS). Secondly, for emplo ...

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Implementation of Manual Scavengers Act

  On 27 February 2015 at 11:58

The primary responsibility for implementing the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 lies with the States/Union Territories. The issue of effective implementation of the Act has been vigorously pursued by ...

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Ministry of Labour and Employment moves forward for implementation of amended Apprentices Act

  On 16 February 2015 at 16:51

Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken quick steps to implement the amended Apprentices Act. Draft recommendations for Rules under the Act have been placed on web-site (at news updates http://www.labour.gov.in/content, at news updates http://ww ...

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Shri Bandaru Dattatreya Chairs Tripartite Meeting on Amendment in EPF & MP Act, 1952

  On 13 February 2015 at 11:30

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya has chaired the tripartite meeting on the proposed amendments to Employees� Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act� 1952 in N ...

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EPFO settles more than One crore claims in the current financial year Employees Pension Fund deficit comes down to 2.5%

  On 04 February 2015 at 15:26

Shri K.K. Jalan, Central P.F. Commissioner while reviewing the performance of EPFO for the month of January, 2015 noted that the organization has settled 11.05 lakh claims. 73% of the claims were settled within 10 days and 93% within 20 days. With t ...

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Ministry of Labour and Employment strives to safeguard the interests of workers in organized and unorganized sectors

  On 07 January 2015 at 12:12

Following material was distributed in the Press Conference addressed by the Minister of State (IC) for Labour & Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, here today. The Ministry of Labour and Employment strives to safeguard the inter ...

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Lok Sabha Passes the Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendment Bill, 2014

  On 01 December 2014 at 12:03

The Lok Sabha has passed the Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendment Bill, 2014 today. The Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Shri Bandaru ...

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Labour Minister Sh Narendra Singh Tomar calls for 'balanced approach' towards labourers

  On 21 October 2014 at 11:07

The Union Minister of Labour & Employment, Steel and Mines, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar called upon industry and trade unions to strike a balance in dealing with labour issues. Chairing a tripartite consultation meeting on Amendment to the Payment ...

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Labour Minister Shri Tomar announces launch of Minimum Pension Scheme across 120 locations in India

  On 26 September 2014 at 12:47

37 Union Ministers to felicitate pensioners on September 30 The Union Minister of Labour & Employment, Steel and Mines, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar announced the launch of a guaranteed minimum pension of Rs 1000 per month under Employees’ ...

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Bill for Improving Safety and Health of Workers

  On 08 August 2014 at 13:49

The Ministry of Labour and Employment today introduced Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2014 in Lok Sabha. The amendment of the Factories Act aims to ensure improvement and safety and health of workers working in factories. The bill will provide perm ...

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