Mondaq India: Employment and HR
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (2017 Amendment) to grant certain additional benefits to eligible women employees.
Singh & Associates
Notably, this amendment has been introduced based on the recommendation of the Ministry of Child and Women Development.
Khaitan & Co
A division bench of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India (the Court) consisting of Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer has, in the case of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation v Phool Chand (Rptd. by LRs) ...
Kochhar & Co.
The brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 triggered large-scale angry street protests and forced the government to enact stricter laws for sex crimes.
Khaitan & Co
On 6 September 2018, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India pronounced its verdict on the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 in the case of ...
Obhan & Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently notified the Companies (Accounts) Amendment Rules, 2018 ("Rules") effective from July 31st, 2018.
Obhan & Associates
The Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("Amendment Act") has brought about significant amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963 ("Act") ...
Obhan & Associates
The Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("Amendment Act") has brought about significant amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963 ("Act") ...
Trilegal
The much-awaited rules regarding setting up of crèche facilities under the Maternity Benefit Act have been published (in draft form) in Karnataka and Haryana.
Khaitan & Co
The Trade Unions Act, 1926 (Act) provides for the constitution and registration of trade unions in India. The Act defines a trade union as ...
Singh & Associates
The Petitioner, a co-operative housing society had engaged Respondent No. 1 as a watchman.
Tuli & Co
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (‘Act') and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013 (‘Rules') were enacted on 9 December 2013 with the objective of preventing and protecting women against sexual harassment at workplace.
NovoJuris Legal
An entity to entity merger/acquisition has manifold considerations, movement of employees and their rights being one of the most important aspects.
Nishith Desai Associates
Possibly, the current biggest HR-legal issue faced by on-demand and gig economy companies globally is whether their workers are being misclassified.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Assessing Officer has treated the contribution made by the Employers as a ‘perquisite' and thereby, adding it to the salary as taxable.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
There is a greater acceptance of terminations in case it is for non-performance and non-stigmatic with proper evidence and documentation.
Nishith Desai Associates
The law on prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace is nearing its 5th anniversary. And during the period, courts in India have already started analyzing cases...
Tuli & Co
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 ('Act') and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013 ('Rules') were enacted on 9 December 2013 with the objective of preventing and protecting women against sexual harassment at workplace.
LexCounsel Law Offices
India recognises that what constitutes sexual harassment at the workplace are acts and behaviors of a sexual nature which are intrinsically linked to any of a range of negative experiences.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The employers are now required to upload the employee data on website or web portal in the manner as may be prescribed.
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The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 20171 (hereinafter referred to as the "Maternity Act") is a landmark law which has enhanced the maternity benefits already available under the parent Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
Tuli & Co
A 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court in National Insurance Company Limited v Pranay Sethi, has laid down guidelines on the fixation of future prospects in cases of motor accidents for victims who are permanently employed, receiving a fixed salary, or self-employed.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Government has published draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018 for public comments.
LexCounsel Law Offices
India recognises that what constitutes sexual harassment at the workplace are acts and behaviors of a sexual nature which are intrinsically linked to any of a range of negative experiences.
Obhan & Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently notified the Companies (Accounts) Amendment Rules, 2018 ("Rules") effective from July 31st, 2018.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Indian government has been actively working to raise the country to among the top 50 in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings.
Khaitan & Co
On 6 September 2018, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India pronounced its verdict on the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 in the case of ...
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Government of Maharashtra has notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 with effect from 19 December 2017.
Link Legal India Law Services
Employees play a major role in growth of any organization. Payment of gratuity by an employer is a mechanism devised to recognize the efforts of employees who remain associated with the organizations...
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