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Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar chairs the Meeting of Industrial Tripartite Committee on Plantation Industry on proposed amendment in Plantation Labour Act, 1951

  On 12 October 2017 at 10:45

Second Tripartite meeting to discuss the Plantations Labour (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was held at Ooty, Tamilnadu on 11.10.2017. This meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the Minister of State(Independent Charge) for L ...

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The Code on Wages Bill 2017

  On 06 September 2017 at 10:27

As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalisation of the 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code on Wages, Code on Industrial Relations, Code on Social Security and Code on occupational safety, hea ...


Minimum Wages to Labourers

  On 11 August 2017 at 11:01

The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Lok Sabha today that the minimum wages to the labourers working under the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs of Union Territory (UT) of Lakshadweep has been gi ...

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Guidelines for revised integrated housing scheme for workers

  On 10 August 2017 at 10:52

Ministry of Labour & Employment has released guidelines for the Revised Integrated Housing Scheme (RIHS), 2016 for workers.The scheme provides housing subsidy of Rs. 1,50,000/- per worker for the construction of house to be paid in three installm ...

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Improving working conditions of labourers through reform in Labour Laws

  On 10 August 2017 at 10:52

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken a number of legislative initiatives in labour laws during the last 3 years. Such initiatives include:1. Amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 by which eligibility limit for payment of bonus enhanc ...

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Minimum Wages Bill

  On 03 August 2017 at 15:32

Ministry has taken steps for drafting the Labour Code on Wage by amalgamating, simplifying and rationalizing the relevant provisions of 4 Central Acts i.e. The Minimum Wages Act, 1948, The Payment of Wages Act, 1936, The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 an ...


Social Security benefits to workers through Labour Code

  On 03 August 2017 at 15:32

The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; In ...

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Labour Code on Social Security, 2017

  On 27 July 2017 at 11:52

The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; In ...

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Global Conventions on Child Labour

  On 25 July 2017 at 11:16

After the enactment of the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, Government has recently ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions No. 138 concerning minimum age for employment and No. 182 concerning ...

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Rationalisation of Labour Laws

  On 25 July 2017 at 11:16

The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; I ...

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