labour laws

Salient Features of Code on Social Security 2020

Corporate Law - The Social Security Code (SS Code) has replaced the following enactments, The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923; The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948; The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952; The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959; The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961; ...

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Work From Home: A New Compliance Alert for Labour Laws in India

Corporate Law - Every economic shock leaves behind a legacy, and the Corona outbreak is not an exception to it. The Corona outbreak has provided with an opportunity to experiment globally with the concept of remote working. The work environment is suddenly exposed to a new experiment at the global level....

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Social Security Code 2020 & Benefits of Funding Option for Companies

Corporate Law - This is article is in continuation with my previous article Gratuity Payment under Social Security Code 2020 wef 01.04.2021, in my previous article we have discussed about the difference between the Old provisions of the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972 (a) and New provisions of Social Security Code 2020 to be effective from 01.06.2021 on [&h...

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Trade Union & Dispute Settlement under Industrial Relation Code 2020

Corporate Law - Trade Union & Dispute Settlement under Industrial Relation Code 2020.  On September 28th, the Lok Sabha passed 3 new labour codes namely  the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 and the Code on Social Security, 2020 among which Industrial Relations Code has encompassed T...

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Labour Reforms w.e.f. 1st April 2021 & Impact thereon

Corporate Law - Hon Prime Minister of India needs highest applaud for eliminating number of Acts & Rules and introduction of following laws  and rescinding 29 other labour laws for ease of doing business and considering health, safety and security of labours / employees : 1) The Code on Wages, 2019 2) The Code on Social Security, 2020 […]...

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Benefits of Social Security Schemes to Senior Citizens

Corporate Law - Department of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated the scheme of National Action Plan for Senior Citizens (NAPSrC) with effect from 01.04.2020 which has a sub-scheme of Programmes for National Institute of Social Defence for Senior Citizens (NISDSrC)....

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Labour initiatives announced in Union Budget 2021

Corporate Law - Secretary Labour & Employment Shri Apurva Chandra outlined the key budget announcements for migrant workers and labourers and those related to employment generation. Addressing a press briefing here today on Budget announcements 2021, he explained various labour initiatives and issues....

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Lok Sabha passes 3 Historic and path breaking Labour Codes

Corporate Law - The 3 bills which were passed in the Lok Sabha today are (i) Industrial Relations Code, 2020 (ii) Code on Occupational Safety, Health & Working Conditions Code, 2020 & (iii) Social Security Code, 2020....

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Shri Gangwar Introduces Three Labour Codes in Lok Sabha

Corporate Law - Shri Santosh Gangwar today introduced three Labour Codes in the Lok Sabha heralding the path of game changing labour welfare reforms in the country. These bills are (i) Industrial Relations Code, 2020, (ii) Code on Occupational Safety, Health & Working Conditions Bill, 2020 (iii) Social Security Code, 2020. ...

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Minimum rates of wages under Minimum Wages Act, 1948

Corporate Law - The Government is in the process of consulting various stake holders and is yet to take a final decision on the proposal for amending the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and fixing a statutory National Floor Level Minimum Wage....

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SC quashes Gujarat Notification exempting factories from paying overtime during lock down

Gujarat Mazdoor Sabha & Anr. Vs. The State of Gujarat (Supreme Court of India) - Gujarat Mazdoor Sabha & Anr. Vs. The State of Gujarat (Supreme Court) Facts- The Gujarat Government, on 17th April 2020, issued a notification under section 5 exempting all the factories from various provisions relating to weekly hours, daily hours, intervals for rest etc. for adult workers duri...

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HC differentiate between ‘Resignation’ & ‘Voluntary Retirement’

Asha Ram Suryavanshi Vs Chhattisgarh Gramin Bank (Chhattisgarh High Court) - Asha Ram Suryavanshi Vs Chhattisgarh Gramin Bank (Chhattisgarh High Court) There is a clear distinction between the term ‘Resignation’ and ‘Voluntary Retirement’. The reasons in the application for voluntary retirement cannot be construed by the management of it being an appl...

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Whether retired employees can form a Trade Union?

Karur Vysya Bank RetireesVs DCL (Madras High Court) - Let us discuss the provisions of the Trade Unions Act 1926.  It is pertinent to note here that section 4 of the Act says any seven or more members of a trade union can apply for registration of a Trade Union by subscribing their names in the Trade Union Rules and by otherwise complying with the pr...

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Contractual employees entitled to Employee Provident Fund benefit: SC

Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana (Supreme Court) - Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana (Supreme Court) Members of the Respondent ­Union have been in continuous employment with the Company for long periods of time. They have been receiving wages/salary directly from the Company without the involvement of any contractor si...

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Govt notifies draft rules for trade unions under Industrial Relations Code

Notification No. G.S.R. 317(E) - (04/05/2021) - These Rules may be called the Industrial Relations (Central) Recognition of Negotiating Union or Negotiating Council and Adjudication of Disputes of Trade Unions Rules, 2021....

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Aadhaar must for availing benefits under Code on Social Security 2020

S.O. 1730(E) - (30/04/2021) - Section 142 of the Social Security Code – 2020 Notified Aadhaar mandatory from 3rd day of May, 2021 under Code on Social Security, 2020 for availing (a) registration as member or beneficiary; or (b) seeking benefit whether in kind, cash or medical sickness benefit or pension,gratuity or matern...

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Employees’ Deposit-Linked Insurance (Amendment) Scheme, 2021

Notification No. G.S.R. 299(E) - (28/04/2021) - This Scheme may be called the Employees' Deposit-Linked Insurance (Amendment) Scheme, 2021. It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette, except sub-clause (iv) of clause (b) of paragraph 2, which shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1 5th day of February...

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Draft Rules under section 16 (5) of OSH&WC Code, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 261(E) - (15/04/2021) - The following draft rules, which the Central Government proposes to make in exercise of powers conferred by Sections 16 (5) of the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 (37 of 2020) read with section 24 of General Clauses Act, 1897(10 of 1897), are hereby notified...

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Maharashtra Govt notifies Appellate Authorities under Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946

Notification No. Misc -2021 /CR - 47/Lab-3. - (31/03/2021) - The Government of Maharashtra has, vide notification dated 31st March, 2021 specified Industrial Courts constituted under section 10 of the Maharashtra Industrial Relations Act (XI of 1947), as the Appellate Authority functions in  respect of the Industrial Establishments in relation to which the S...

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Govt notifies draft rules for trade unions under Industrial Relations Code

Notification No. G.S.R. 317(E) 04/05/2021

These Rules may be called the Industrial Relations (Central) Recognition of Negotiating Union or Negotiating Council and Adjudication of Disputes of Trade Unions Rules, 2021....

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Aadhaar must for availing benefits under Code on Social Security 2020

S.O. 1730(E) 30/04/2021

Section 142 of the Social Security Code – 2020 Notified Aadhaar mandatory from 3rd day of May, 2021 under Code on Social Security, 2020 for availing (a) registration as member or beneficiary; or (b) seeking benefit whether in kind, cash or medical sickness benefit or pension,gratuity or maternity benefit or any other benefit or for ...

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Employees’ Deposit-Linked Insurance (Amendment) Scheme, 2021

Notification No. G.S.R. 299(E) 28/04/2021

This Scheme may be called the Employees' Deposit-Linked Insurance (Amendment) Scheme, 2021. It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette, except sub-clause (iv) of clause (b) of paragraph 2, which shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1 5th day of February, 2020....

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Salient Features of Code on Social Security 2020

The Social Security Code (SS Code) has replaced the following enactments, The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923; The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948; The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952; The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959; The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961; ...

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Work From Home: A New Compliance Alert for Labour Laws in India

Every economic shock leaves behind a legacy, and the Corona outbreak is not an exception to it. The Corona outbreak has provided with an opportunity to experiment globally with the concept of remote working. The work environment is suddenly exposed to a new experiment at the global level....

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Social Security Code 2020 & Benefits of Funding Option for Companies

This is article is in continuation with my previous article Gratuity Payment under Social Security Code 2020 wef 01.04.2021, in my previous article we have discussed about the difference between the Old provisions of the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972 (a) and New provisions of Social Security Code 2020 to be effective from 01.06.2021 on [&h...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Trade Union & Dispute Settlement under Industrial Relation Code 2020

Trade Union & Dispute Settlement under Industrial Relation Code 2020.  On September 28th, the Lok Sabha passed 3 new labour codes namely  the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 and the Code on Social Security, 2020 among which Industrial Relations Code has encompassed T...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Draft Rules under section 16 (5) of OSH&WC Code, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 261(E) 15/04/2021

The following draft rules, which the Central Government proposes to make in exercise of powers conferred by Sections 16 (5) of the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 (37 of 2020) read with section 24 of General Clauses Act, 1897(10 of 1897), are hereby notified...

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Maharashtra Govt notifies Appellate Authorities under Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946

Notification No. Misc -2021 /CR - 47/Lab-3. 31/03/2021

The Government of Maharashtra has, vide notification dated 31st March, 2021 specified Industrial Courts constituted under section 10 of the Maharashtra Industrial Relations Act (XI of 1947), as the Appellate Authority functions in  respect of the Industrial Establishments in relation to which the State Government is the appropriate autho...

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Labour Reforms w.e.f. 1st April 2021 & Impact thereon

Hon Prime Minister of India needs highest applaud for eliminating number of Acts & Rules and introduction of following laws  and rescinding 29 other labour laws for ease of doing business and considering health, safety and security of labours / employees : 1) The Code on Wages, 2019 2) The Code on Social Security, 2020 […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

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