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On September 6, 2016, the ESIC raised the monthly wage threshold to INR 21,000, from the current INR 15,000 for coverage under its health insurance scheme.
Kochhar & Co.
Where there is uncertainty regarding suitability of a candidate for a particular job, it is usual to offer employment to such candidate on a probation basis.
Kochhar & Co.
Collective bargaining is a legally recognized and sanctioned tool with the employees to negotiate better working environment for themselves.
Kochhar & Co.
The relationship of an employer and employee is inherently unequal and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the "Act") was enacted keeping this aspect in mind.
Kochhar & Co.
The principal sources of law and regulations relating to employment relationships in India are the Constitution of India, 1950, labour statutes, judicial precedents and collective and individual agreements.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
Global investors with aggressive expansion plans often acquire businesses in the host country or buy out units of existing entities which fit in with their strategic ambitions.
Kochhar & Co.
Concepts such as 'Happy Workplace', 'work-life balance', 'gender neutral workplaces' are often touted amongst companies globally.
Kochhar & Co.
Therefore, at this point of time, the judiciary was forced to reiterate the correct law in relation to the said provision.
Kochhar & Co.
Please note that under the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 ("Standing Orders Act") the certified standing orders have statutory force.
Singh & Associates
Recently (end of June 2016), the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016 ("Model Bill") was finalized and approved by the central government.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Maternity Benefit Act was introduced in 1961, with the objective of regulating the employment of women in certain establishments for certain periods before and after child-birth...
Khaitan & Co
In this Newsflash, we take a close look at what these reforms mean for the industry and how it affects the Indian workforce.
Signum Law Firm
In 2015, the head of the state signed the new Labour Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which came into force on 1 January 2016.
Cavell Leitch
The NZ Employment Relations Authority continues a strict approach to interpreting and applying trial period provisions.
Duncan Cotterill
Worksafe's aim is that by 2026 they will achieve their vision that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe.
Duncan Cotterill
An enforceable undertaking is a legally binding agreement between WorkSafe and the duty holder to remedy a breach.
Duncan Cotterill
The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 means that this NSW sort of penalty could also be on the way in New Zealand.
Duncan Cotterill
This case was a reminder that health and safety laws can extend beyond the prevention of accidents in the workplace.
Duncan Cotterill
This decision is significant because it clarifies employer expectations when carrying out employment investigations.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In case you haven't seen the news, no, the title is not a joke. The last word, however, is probably illegal now in North Korea (not that I worry much that this post is making it through the Hermit Kingdom's web filters).
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Khaitan & Co
The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
ALMT
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
Trilegal
On 31 December 2015 the President gave his assent to certain amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. The amendments have increased the wage threshold for determining applicability of the Act from INR 10,000 to INR 21,000 per month.
Trilegal
The proposed changes to the Maternity Benefit Act does a lot to bring India on par with international standards. However, some of the changes proposed could significantly increase costs for employers.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 provides for the payment of statutory bonus to eligible employees. The bonus payable is to be determined on the basis of profits or on the basis of production or productivity of the establishment.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The concept of workman is central to the concept of an industrial dispute as an industrial dispute can be raised either by a "workman" or an "employer."
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
It is common for corporates to carry out termination of employees who do not meet their performance requirements, or are found wanting in their conduct or are incapable of working in teams.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Employers must consider the employee's personal circumstances in case that termination could be considered unfair.
Rajani Associates
Recently, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, through its Notification G.S.R. 680(E) dated September 22, 2014 prescribed the minimum rate of stipend per month payable to trade apprentices.
Cooper Grace Ward
Although injuries were found to be sustained in the course of employment, the employee was not entitled to compensation.
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