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King, Stubb & Kasiva
Working from home, or telecommuting has become a compulsory (furloughed) norm in the wake of social isolation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
BTG Legal
There are a number of employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown. What are the obligations of employers re wages, hiring and termination? How to handle leave requests?
Vaish Associates Advocates
By way of order dated 16.03.2020, the CCI has imposed a fine of INR 301.6 Crores on Grasim Industries Ltd for abusing its dominant position in the market for supply of Viscose Staple Fibre to spinners in India ...
Khaitan & Co
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic and a public health emergency of international concern.
Littler Mendelson
The central and state governments have responded to this evolving situation by imposing curfews, travel restrictions, and closing down certain services and private businesses.
lus Laboris
The Indian Supreme Court's declaration that transgender individuals are a Third Gender under the constitution and recent legislation has significantly furthered recognition and rights for transgender
From landmark judicial pronouncements to progress in statutory reforms, 2019 was an interesting year in the domain of employment laws in India.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 has been made effective from January 10, 2020. The Act protects rights of transgender persons and promotes their welfare.
Kochhar & Co.
A brief note on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and its impact on the Indian Corporate/Workplace Scenario.
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
With the introduction of the law and the me too movement, there is an increased awareness regarding sexual harassment at the workplace.
Vaish Associates Advocates
This article would use the work of Thomas Schelling to determine the use of regulatory bombs, which can be considered as an important factor that impact the calculus of regulations.
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.
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.
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