Employment in India is divided into two sections, the labour sector and the employment sector. This divide comes from the definition of ‘Workman’ in the Industrial Disputes Act. The result of making such a definition and its connection to the definition of ‘factory’ lead to the specific conundrum, where a majority of the labour law statutes in ..
Synopsis: The word ‘Labour’ accompanies with itself a number of speculations with both the literal and the legal meanings. The research toils largely over the meaning of the word ‘Labour’ and its implications under Indian Legislations and Regulations specifically stating the Constitution of India. The stud..
Synopsis: Introduction: Almost 85% of its population working in the unorganized sector. mass movement of these migrant workers from big metropolitan cities to their villages. Reason behind this mass movement; if these workers stayed back in thes..
Ministry of Labour and Employment has set up 20 control rooms under the Office of Chief Labour Commissioner (CLC) (C) on pan India basis due to issues arising in the backdrop of Covid-19. These control rooms have been set up for following purposes. <li style="text..
Service Jurisprudence: Employee right to withdraw request of resignation or voluntary retirement viz. a viz. employer's right Can an employee withdraw the Resignation or VRS request anytime before acceptance? During employment it is open to any employee to retire from servic..
Union Labour Ministry notifies amendment in EPF Scheme to allow withdrawal of non-refundable advance by EPF members in the event of outbreak of pandemic EPFO directs its field offices to process claims promptly Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued ..
Brief Introduction Nowadays women are working in almost all the sectors and industries on field. They are actively and passionately doing their jobs. This could be possible due to the various regulations and laws have been implemented in the country in their favour. <p style="text-align:just..
While defining 'labor' as a resource working for some business entity, it involves the inevitable tripartite relationship of the labor with the employer and a labor union of the workplace almost every time. Labor law essentially intercedes this relationship among these three and works as a security mechanism to protect labors' or employees' interests a..
In line with the recommendations of the Second National Commission on Labour, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes i.e. the Code on Wages; the Code on Industrial Relations, the Code on Occupational Safety, Health & Working Conditions & the Code on Social Security by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the relevant provisions of..
The Government of India is implementing the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme for rehabilitation of child labour. The funds allocated to the NCLP Scheme, year-wise, during 2014-15 to 2018-19 is as under: <tr..
The Government is planning to subsume the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 in the Labour Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Condition Bill, 2019 which inter-alia aims to provide fair wages to plantation workers by limiting the kind component, to provide welfare facilities through the welfare schemes of the government and involve appropriate agencies in prov..
Cabinet approves Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019 In the spirit of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas’ and ‘Sabka Vishwas’, the NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been continuously working for ..
The Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; Industrial Relations; Social Security; and Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions respectively, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the relevant provisions of the existing Central Labour Laws. The 4 Labour Codes contain provisions relating to wage, social security, saf..
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. Deregulating labour law restrictions can create significantly more jobs, as seen by the recent changes in Rajasthan when compared to the rest of the states. The Survey states no major labou..
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 provides for free and compulsory elementary education of equitable quality to all children, including the children of migrant workers, of 6-14 years age. The RTE Act provides for norms and standards for opening of schools in neighbourhood at elementary level. Section 6 of the Ac..