Labour Law Reforms

19 December 2017 at 10:56

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update the legislative system to address the need of the hour so as to make them more effective, flexible and in sync with emerging economic and industrial scenario. The Second National Commission on L

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Maternity Benefits Under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

29 December 2017 at 10:26

The maternity benefits under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) are available to all Pregnant Women & Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) except those in regular employment with the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Unde

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Amendment in Maternity Benefit Act

22 December 2017 at 10:44

The working women already on maternity leave are entitled to enhanced maternity leave subject to fulfillment of other conditions. As per the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, it has been made mandatory for the establishments employing 50 or mo

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Draft Ganga Law

03 January 2018 at 16:49

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation constituted a Committee vide Office Memorandum dated 21.07.2016 under chairmanship of Justice (Retired) Giridhar Malviya for preparation of Draft Act on river Ganga. The Committee

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Alleged Cases of Slavery

03 January 2018 at 16:49

Article 23 of the Constitution of India prohibits “begar” and other similar forms of forced labour and further provide that any contravention of the said prohibition shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law. The Central Gover

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Covering of Indians Working Abroad Under EPFO

22 December 2017 at 10:44

This facility is available to Indian workers who are deputed by their employer to the countries with whom India has entered into a Social Security Agreement (SSA) and they take Certificate of Coverage (COC) from Employees’ Provident Fund Organi

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Contractual Workers in Mining Sector

03 January 2018 at 16:49

As per the details provided by Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the number of contract workers are not higher than the regular workers. The details are as provided:- Mining(Average Daily

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Lok Sabha passes the Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017

20 December 2017 at 12:55

The Lok Sabha passed the Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017 today. The Bill seeks to amend the Central Road Fund Act, 2000, through which the cess levied and collected on high speed petrol and diesel is distributed for development of rural road

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Prevention of Torture Bill

22 December 2017 at 10:44

The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs had intimated on 21.05.2014 that the revised Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010, as recommended by a Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, had lapsed on the dissolution of the 15th Lok Sabha on 18th May, 2014. Presentl

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National Policy on Domestic Workers

03 January 2018 at 16:49

The Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers. However, there is no time frame.No such committee is required as a number of stakeholders workshops/meetings have been conducted.The Ministry o

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