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Reduction In Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rates
The Central Government has recently reduced the contribution rates of employees' state insurance (ESI) from 4.75% to 3.25% (employer contribution), and 1.75% to 0.75% (employee contribution).
India
16 Jul 2019
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Sexual Harassment Law - New Obligations On Employers In Telangana & South Mumbai
The State Governments of Telangana and Maharashtra have introduced additional obligations on employers under the sexual harassment law.
India
12 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court's Ruling On Pension Scheme
On 1 April 2019, the Supreme Court in The Employees' Provident Fund Organization and Anr. v Sunil Kumar B & Ors. (SC Ruling) upheld the 2018 Kerala High Court decision
India
10 May 2019
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Labour & Employment - Legal Milestones For 2018 And A Look Ahead
2018, also saw significant focus on employee rights and benefits which enhanced certain obligations on employers.
India
13 Mar 2019
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Indian Social Security - Supreme Court Rules That Universal Allowances Are Part Of Basic Wages
The Bridge and Roof case had observed that all universal allowances should be treated as part of 'basic wages', and hence should be subject to PF contributions.
India
1 Mar 2019
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Standing Orders: Apply To IT/ITES Companies In Karnataka & Commercial Establishments In Haryana
Employers in Karnataka and Haryana need to be mindful of the additional compliance obligations, as the exemption to IT/ITES companies under the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 ...
India
15 Feb 2019
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Key Developments In Employment Law
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.
India
11 Sep 2018
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Legal Milestones In 2017 And A Look Ahead
With every passing year, the legal landscape in India has evolved, paving the way for a contemporary and robust legal system that can address the changing needs of the economy, businesses and people.
India
13 Jun 2018
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Government Brings Into Force The Payment Of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018
With the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018, the Indian government has introduced some key changes that benefit private sector employees.
India
18 Apr 2018
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New Maharashtra Shops & Establishments Act Comes Into Force
The Maharashtra Shops and Establishments Act, 2017 is now in force from 19 December 2017.
India
29 Dec 2017
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Maharashtra Welcomes A New Shops And Establishments Legislation
The Maharashtra government has published the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 to replace the existing shops and establishment legislation.
India
13 Nov 2017
12
The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016 - Extended To Private Employers
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...
India
17 Aug 2017
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Effective Date Of Maternity Benefit Amendments Clarified
It is clarified that all provisions of the Amendment Act (including provisions on leave and work from home) will take effect from 1 April 2017, except the requirement to have crèche facilities……
India
7 Apr 2017
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Maternity Benefit Amendments Now In Force
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 is now in force with effect from 1 April 2017. As per the notification…
India
5 Apr 2017
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Maternity Benefit Amendments: Closer To Reality
The amendments to the 55-year old Maternity Benefit Act have recently received Presidential assent, paving the way for the provision of enhanced benefits to women employees.
India
5 Apr 2017
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Roundup Of Recent Changes To Indian Employment Laws
Several changes have been recently introduced to simplify and rationalise Indian labour laws and create a conducive labour environment.
India
14 Feb 2017
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Wage Ceiling For ESI Coverage Increased From INR 15,000 To INR 21,000
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...
India
29 Dec 2016
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Everything You Need To Know About The Recent Maternity Benefit Amendments
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.
India
19 Aug 2016
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Treatment Of PIOs/OCIs Under The Employees' Provident Fund Act
The Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (the EPF Act) is the primary social security legislation covering private sector establishments in India.
India
2 Mar 2016
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Apprentices Act, 1961: Further Developments
Over the past year, the Government has taken up several initiatives to promote skill development in the country.
India
26 Feb 2016
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