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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.
Economic Laws Practice
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013 (the "PoSH Act") came into effect, six years ago in India. Yet, not many organizations in the country
Trilegal
With the introduction of the law and the me too movement, there is an increased awareness regarding sexual harassment at the workplace.
Marat Gogia
Gender is just one aspect of an individual's identity. Yet, we divide our world, our home, even our workplace —sometimes subtly, sometimes ruthlessly —along gender lines.
Agama Law Associates
Women, who earlier stayed at home fulfilling domestic duties, are now considered as the backbone of any economy.
Trilegal
While it's imperative to have a law governing sexual harassment at the workplace, there are some practical challenges in its implementation. Some challenges we discuss are - anonymous or time...
DSK Legal
To provide separate canteen for female workers.
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
VGC Law Firm
The need for such legislation was observed first time by the Supreme Court, in Vishaka v State of Rajasthan.
Rakesh Pathak Law Firm
A woman working as assistant in apex court in India, on oath in details, accused the present Chief Justice of India Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment.
Nishith Desai Associates
Similar to IT/ITeS establishments in the state of Karnataka, employers are now permitted to engage women employees in their factories during night hours, from 7 pm until 6 am.
Khaitan & Co
The Notification comes after the Government of Goa did away with the restriction imposed by the Factories Act on the state government while varying the limit on the working hours for women.
Trilegal
With the introduction of the law and the me too movement, there is an increased awareness regarding sexual harassment at the workplace.
Trilegal
While it's imperative to have a law governing sexual harassment at the workplace, there are some practical challenges in its implementation.
Nishith Desai Associates
Long bygone are the days when men used to be the sole bread-winners of a family. Globalization has brought a radical change in the status of women worldwide.
Nishith Desai Associates
A new report from the International Bar Association's Global Employment Institute (GEI) urges policymakers to create bespoke legislation for the de facto ‘third category' of workers engaged in the...
Tuli & Co
Under §23 of the Act, the Central and State Governments are both empowered to monitor the implementation of the Act.
AZB & Partners
India presently does not have a law addressing the rights of the transgender community (TG Community). In spite of the trauma and agony faced everyday by transgender persons (TG Person)
King, Stubb & Kasiva
Industrialization and globalization paved way for influx of women in the workforce, resultantly, prevention of sexual harassment at workplace assumed greater importance.
Nishith Desai Associates
This is the eighth AGR and is based on responses from lawyers in 50 countries.
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