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Fisher Phillips LLP
In addition to other changes, India introduced maternity benefits for eligible adoptive and commissioning mothers (the biological mother of a child carried by a surrogate).
Trilegal
Unlike its predecessor, the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 imposes obligations on private establishments to formulate an equal opportunity policy and maintain records of persons...
Lexygen
We lawyers love disclaimers, and I am going to start this piece by making a rather important one - I haven't actually read the letters/emails reportedly written by two whistleblowers to the SEBI...
Khaitan & Co
The Labour Code on Wages Bill, 2015 has been introduced by the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India as a part of its oft stated aim of reforming labour laws and improving the ‘ease of doing business'.
Link Legal India Law Services
In this era of globalization, where the success of any body corporate largely depends upon sensitive processes, technological supremacy, and trade secrets...
Singh & Associates
The EPFO accordingly, has been authorized to issue the Certificate of Coverage to the employees posted to the countries having signed Agreement with the Government of India.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
It is a praiseworthy legislative trend, that whenever the central legislature enacts beneficial legislations for the relatively weaker sections of the society or economy, it constantly keeps on taking measures to provide more and more benefit to the beneficiaries under the Act by amending it.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Maternity Benefits Act, 1961 has been enforced with the view of regulating the employment of women in certain establishment for certain period before and after child-birth and to provide them with maternity benefit and certain other benefits.
Singh & Associates
The proposed Rules will benefit making references of registers provided under different labor related laws simple, which will serve public purpose in a better way.
PSA Legal Counsellors
Under the Constitution of India, the labor and employment laws are categorized in the concurrent list, which means that both the Parliament and the individual State Legislatures share co-equal powers...
Nishith Desai Associates
India stands on the cusp of a new HR law era.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Government of India has notified the Rights of Person with Disabilities Act, 2016 to give effect to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and for matters...
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The central legislature of India had promulgated a legislation Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 ("CL Act") to regulate the child labour practices in India.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The government has notified the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 on 28 March 2017 and the provisions of the Amendment Act have come into force with effect from 1 April 2017.
Vaish Associates Advocates
In India, prior to 1997, no codified guidelines or definitions of the term 'sexual harassment' was available.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Law and Justice (Legislative Department) vide its Notification dated 16th February, 2017/Magha 27, 1938 (Saka) pursuant to receiving of the assent of the President published for...
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Labour and Employment vide its Notification dated 7th March, 2017 being G.S.R. 203(E) notified draft of certain rules further to amend the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition)...
PSA Legal Counsellors
With more and more women joining workforce, ensuring an enabling working environment for women that is safe and secure has become a key concern, not only for their employers but also for the government.
Link Legal India Law Services
Many IT professionals in India seem to be facing a tough time on account of tightening of the visa regime in the United States of America.
Singh & Associates
As the Government of India strives at making India one the most favorable destinations to do business and to improve the business environment in the country, each and every of its ministries...
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Khaitan & Co
The MB Amendment Act regulates paid maternity leave entitlement and other related benefits for women employed in factories, mines and shops or commercial establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Trilegal
Starting 1 January 2017, employers will need to make contributions under the ESI Act for a larger pool of employees since the wage ceiling for applicability of this statute has been increased...
Khaitan & Co
The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
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."
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.
ALMT Legal
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").
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.
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.
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.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Labor & Employment on 22 December 2016 vide its Notification being G.S.R. 1166(E) and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 95 of the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The central legislature of India had promulgated a legislation Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 ("CL Act") to regulate the child labour practices in India.
Khaitan & Co
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (CLRA Act) is aimed at regulating employment of contract labour in establishments and the abolition of contract labour in certain circumstances.
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