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66,169 Child Labourers Rescued, Rehabilitated and Mainstreamed Under National Child Labour Project Scheme During 2018-19

66,169 Child Labourers Rescued, Rehabilitated and Mainstreamed Under National Child Labour Project Scheme During 2018-19 Total 1,44,783 Child Labourers Rescued & Rehabilitated During Last three Years Child Labour is an outcome of various social-eco..

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Supreme Court's current issue and Vishakha judgement

With the declaration of CBSE class 10th and 12th result and girls outshining boys again, our equally powerful population of women or I can say even more powerful women population have proved that they are behind none. Within the cheerful faces of those prodigies and their parents you can feel a concern which being a father of an eighteen months girl child I can feel, ..

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National Policy for Domestic Workers

The Central Government has not   enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. However, the Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers which is in the draft stage.   The salient features of the proposed draft National Policy on Domestic Workers are as under: ..

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National Policy on Domestic Workers

No such data is maintained at the Central level. However as per the  National Sample Survey(NSSO Statsitics-2011-2012,68th round) according to which estimated 39 lakhs people are employed as domestic workers by private households, of which  26 lakhs are female domestic workers. The Ministry of Labour & Employment ..

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Formulation of a new Labour Code

The Ministry has prepared a Labour Code on Industrial Relations, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the relevant provisions of the following three Labour Laws:- The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, The Trade Unions Act, 1926, The I..

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Violation of Labour Laws in Arunachal Pradesh

Border Road Organisation (BRO) abides by all Labour Welfare Laws.  However, recently a joint team of officers of Chief Labour Commissioner (Guwahati Region), EPFO & ESI inspected the establishment of 42, Border Roads Task Force, Sapper and 763 Border Roads Task Force, Tawang from 22.10.2018 to 26.10.2018 and made some observations regarding violations relat..

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Year End Review- 2018: Ministry of Labour & Employment

.style2 { text-align: justify; } The Ministry of Labour and Employment is committed towards job security, wage security and social security for each and every worker. Along with bringing transparenc..

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Government has taken many steps to increase female labour participation rate

The decline in female work force participation rate may be attributed to factors like increased educational attendance and higher level of participation in education and insufficient formal wage employment opportunities etc. Government has been targeting this issue by taking up several initiatives to improve the employability of youth including women. A new Ministry..

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What Amounts To Sexual Harassment: An Analysis

Being one of the most influential cases in time, the Vishakha vs State of Rajasthan case has been the driving force in moulding the employment laws when it comes to installing a safe and welcoming work environment. The guidelines imparted by the apex court in Vishakha case have led to the enactment of the Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Red..

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Rehabilitation of bonded labour

As per the information received from the States, the number of bonded labourers identified and released so far is as under: ..

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Payment of Minimum Wages to Contract/Casual Employees

The basic rate of minimum wages for the scheduled employments in the Central sphere was last revised and notified on 19.01.2017. A component of minimum rates of wage, Variable Dearness Allowance (V.D.A.), was last revised on 01.10.2017. Rates fixed for the scheduled employments in the Central sphere are applicab..

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 brought in force on 29th March, 2018

Decision: The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018 and by the Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2018, has been brought in force on 29th March, 2018. Background: The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies to establishments employing 10 or more persons.  The main pu..

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Decline in Child Labour

As per 2011 Census, the number of main workers in the age group of 5-14 years in the country is 43.53 lakh which shows a decline from 57.79 lakh as per 2001 Census. As per the data received from States/UTs the number of prosecution launched under Child & Adolescent Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986 during the ..

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Registration of Workers

Statistics of workers in the unorganised sector is not maintained centrally. Section 10 of the Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008 provides that every unorganised worker shall be eligible for registration subject to the fulfilment of the conditions that he or she shall have completed fourteen years of age; and a self-declaration by him or her confirming th..

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Contractual Workers in Mining Sector

As per the&nbsp;details provided by Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) under the Ministry of Labour &amp; Employment, the number of contract workers are not higher than the regular workers. The details are as provided:- <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100%..

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