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Khaitan & Co
Section 7A of the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 authorises Provident Fund Commissioners to initiate inquiries in order to determine amounts due from employers under the EPF Act.
Obhan & Associates
In a recent judgment delivered by Hon'ble Judges U. U. Lalit and Indu Malthotra, in the case of M/s. Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs. Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana & Ors.[1],
Phoenix Legal
As a part of the labour reform initiative, the labour ministry has decided to amalgamate 44 labour laws into four codes:
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court held that, the following twin test needs to be satisfied for an establishment to seek exemption from Section 16 (1) of the Act.
AZB & Partners
By way of information, the EC Act is an employment law statute that mandates the payment of compensation to covered employees for injuries that arise out of and in the course of their...
Obhan & Associates
Labour laws in India have traditionally been governed by multifarious and fragmented legislations, both at the central and state level.
Nangia & Co
M/s. Faurecia Automotive Holding (assessee), a tax resident of France, received certain amount from Faurecia India towards reimbursement of salary cost of an expatriate seconded to Faurecia India and also for rendition of certain services.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The year 2019 can be said to be a watershed year in relation to the employment law regime in India. The Indian government took various steps to simplify
Agama Law Associates
Recently, the Supreme Court of India ("Apex Court") has clarified the principle of special allowances in the case of The Regional Provident Fund ...
Alpha Partners
The legislation relating to labour and employment in India have significantly different features from other similar jurisdictions.
Juris Prime Law Services
The Supreme Court examined the issue of payment of gratuity to an Assistant Professor in the matter of Birla Institute of Education vs. State of Jharkhand
Juris Prime Law Services
In September 2017, pursuant to enactment of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, a bill known as the Paternity Benefit Bill, 2018 ("PB Bill")
Juris Prime Law Services
There have been several controversies surrounding the calculation of Provident Fund ("PF"). The Supreme Court, in the case of "The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda
Juris Prime Law Services
The Code on Wages Bill, 2017 (the "Bill") has been recently approved by the Union Cabinet. This Bill seeks to unify and consolidate The Payment of Wages Act, 1936, The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
AZB & Partners
This is further to our previous update on the Code on Social Security, 2019 (Draft Code) that the Ministry of Labour and Employment
Khaitan & Co
On 11 December 2019, the Government of India introduced the Code on Social Security, 2019 (Code) in the Lok Sabha.
AZB & Partners
The Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India has circulated a draft Bill via letter dated August 23, 2019, proposing certain amendments to the Employees' Provident Funds and...
HSA Advocates
The Code intends to make the existing labour legislations in sync with the economic scenario.
Obhan & Associates
The gig economy in India has been growing at breakneck speed. A recent study ‘Professional Gig Economy 2018-19 Report Card' undertaken by Flexing It...
Khaitan & Co
Set out below are some of the important provisions of the Draft Central Rules.
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