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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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Overlapping/Conflict between Central and State Labour Laws

  On 08 December 2016 at 11:45

The ‘Labour’ is a subject included in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. The concept of “Appropriate Government” envisages that both Central and State Governments are competent to legisl ...


Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour Scheme-2016

  On 06 December 2016 at 11:13

Bonded Labour System has been abolished by law throughout the country with effect from 25th October, 1975 under the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Ordinance which was replaced by the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976. Under the Act, it is ...

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84673 Irregularities Detected during the Special Drive of Inspection under Various Labour Laws

  On 01 December 2016 at 12:01

Special drive of inspection was conducted by the Chief Labour Commissioner Organization across the country from 1st August, 2016 to 9th September, 2016. Total 12046 numbers of inspections were conducted under various labour laws during the special dr ...


Rationalisation of Labour Laws

  On 29 November 2016 at 10:44

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today said that Reforms in Labour Laws are an ongoing process to update legislative system to address the need of the hour and to make ...


Implementation of Child Labour Laws

  On 17 November 2016 at 11:33

Government has enacted the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 which came into force w.e.f. 1.9.2016. The Amendment Act completely prohibits the employment of children below 14 years. The amendment also prohibits the emplo ...

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