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Enhancement of Gratuity Limit with effect from 29/03/2018

The Government has issued Notification the same day wherein gratuity limit has been increased from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972....

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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 purpose for enacting […]...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today. The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organizations under Government who are not covered under CCS (Pension) Rules. These employees will be entitled to receive higher amount of gratuity a...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 205 of 2017

Clause 3 of the Bill seeks to amend the provision relating to calculation of continuous service for the purpose of gratuity in case of a female employee who has been on maternity leave....

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Govt may increase Gratuity ceiling to Rs. 20 Lakh for Private Sector Employees

The present upper ceiling on gratuity amount under the Act is Rs. 10 Lakh. The provisions for Central Government employees under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 with regard to gratuity are also similar. Before implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission, the ceiling under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 was Rs. 10 Lakh. However, w...

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Cabinet approves increase in Gratuity limit from Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh

The Cabinet on Thursday approved an amendment to the Gratuity Act to raise the ceiling from Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh. The Bill to amend the Act will now go to Parliament, a government official told....

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Provision for Gratuity & Leave Encashment not Allowable

Before 2008-09, deduction towards leave encashment and gratuity was a controversial issue following a Calcutta High Court judgment in the case of Exide Industries. The court ruled in favour of Exide and against the revenue department, saying that such provisions whether paid or not were eligible for deductions on the basis of actuarial va...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2009 – Amendment in section 2 and insertion of section 13A, Change in definition of employee

In the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (39 of 1972) (hereinafter referred to as ‘the principal Act’), in section 2, for clause (e), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:—‘(e) “employee” means any person (other than an apprentice) who is employed for wages, whether the terms of such employment are express or implied...

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Gratuity Act is applicable to establishments covered by Factories Act’

Notwithstanding non-applicability of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 to units having less than 10 workmen, units covered by the Factories Act, 1948, were to apply the gratuity law to their workers, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has held. Agreeing with the decision of the Joint Commissioner of Labour, Madurai (Appellate Authorit...

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