Category - Labour Laws

Pension to Aged Artists

Under the Scheme of Financial Assistance to Persons Distinguished in Letters, Arts and such other walks of life who may be in Indigent Circumstances and their Dependents, applications are received by the Ministry of Culture throughout the year. The above Scheme is being implemented since 1961 and there is a continuous flow of the applications… Read More

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Status of Implementation of One Rank One Pension

Government has always been sensitive to the demand for One Rank One Pension. Keeping in view the spirit of the demand, several Commissions/Committees have gone into the matter. Their recommendations have resulted in improving the pension of past pensioners. The 5th Central Pay Commission did not recommend grant of `One Rank, One Pension` by stating… Read More

Tags: Ex-serviceOfficer (armed forces)OrganizationsPensionPensionerPeopleRajya SabhaSeniors

Govt initiatives for providing details to PF Account Holders

There are no dormant accounts in Employees™ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). However, as per provision of para 72(6) of the Employees™ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952, a member™s account under certain condition is classified as Inoperative Account. All such Inoperative Accounts have a definite claimant. As per Para 73(1) of the EPF Scheme, 1952, a… Read More

Tags: Employee Provident FundEmployees' Provident Fund Organisation of IndiaEmploymentEPFEPFOProvident Fund OrganisationRajya Sabha

Ministry Clarification on DA to EPF Pensioners with meagre pensions

As per the statistics available upto  31.03.2012, the number of pensioners receiving pension less than Rs. 500/- p.m. is around 12 lakh and those receiving more than Rs. 500  and less than Rs.1000/- is around 16.05 lakh. A number of representations have been received against meager pension and demanding increase in the pension. In order to address this issue, the Government of India constituted… Read More

Tags: Board of directorsCBTCentral GovernmentEmployee Provident FundEPFGovernment of IndiaPension fundRupee

Pune – Program on Fundamentals of Labour Laws for Managers – May 7

Please send your reply on or Program on Fundamentals of Labour Laws for Managers Date & Time : Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 09.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration & breakfast: 9.00 to 9.30 am) Venue : The Coronet Hotel, Apte Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411 004 (Opp. Santosh Bakery) Benefits/ learning objectives:… Read More

Tags: BusinessCompliancecontract labourDeccan Gymkhanaemployee state insuranceEmployees' State Insurance ActEPFESICESISGratuityIncome taxKandivaliLabour lawlabour welfare fundMinimum wageminimum wagesOriental Bank of Commercepayment of bonuspayment of gratuityPoliticsProfessional taxProvidend Fund

International Labour Day – Government Message

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjuna Kharge has greeted the Labour Fraternity on the eve of International Labour Day for their well being in all walks of life. On this occasion he has reiterated the Governments resolve to continuously pursue its efforts to promote the welfare of workers. Following is the text of Ministers… Read More

Package for Tea and Coffee Growers

The Tea and Coffee Board had made a comprehensive analysis of the problems of the small tea and coffee growers in the country. In the tea sector, more than 2 lakh growers are involved and they are concentrated in the states of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Tripura and Himachal Pradesh. Of late, small… Read More

Tags: Arunachal PradeshHimachal PradeshManipurMeghalayaMizoramNagalandTamil NaduWest Bengal

Finance Minister Launches Medi Claim Facility for Farmers

Finance Minister Launches Medi Claim Facility for Farmers; Calls for Greater Penetration by the Non Life Insurance Sector and Higher Insurance Density The Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram said that there is a need to take immediate action by the non life insurance sector to increase penetration and coverage of the non life insurance in… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: Contractors Under EPFO

The Employees™ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 applies to such classes of establishments which are notified by Government of India employing 20 or more employees in accordance with provision under Section 1(3) (b) of the Act. By virtue of the above provision, the Act applies to contractors engaged in Government establishments in eligible… Read More

Conference Alert :: Program on Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, Pune, April 17

Please send your reply on or Program on Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act Date & Time : Wednesday, April 17, 2013 09.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration & breakfast: 9.00 to 9.30 am) Venue : The Coronet Hotel, Apte Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411 004 (Opp. Santosh Bakery) Benefits/ learning objectives: In… Read More

Tags: contract labourDeccan GymkhanaEmploymentLabour lawOriental Bank of CommercePayment of Gratuity ActRegulation & AbolitionSteel Authority of India

Right to Strike as a Fundamental Right

INTRODUCTION Trade Unions with sufficient membership strength are able to bargain more effectively ¦ The bargaining strength would be considerably reduced if it is not permitted to demonstrate by adopting agitational methods such as ¦ 'sit-down strike', and 'strike'. This has been recognized by almost all democratic countries. As the statement of the Indian Supreme… Read More

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GoI statement on National Child Labour Project Scheme

Implementation of NCLP Government of India is committed to address the issue of elimination of child labour in all its forms beginning with children working in hazardous occupations & processes. For rehabilitation of child labour the Government is implementing the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme since 1988. The major objective of the Scheme is… Read More

Tags: Child Labourelimination of child labourGovernment of IndiaMinister of State for Labour & EmploymentNational Child Labour ProjectNCLPNCLP Project SocietyRajya Sabha

A draft amendment bill underway for making National Floor Level Minimum Wage statutory under Minimum Wages Act

Minimum Wages to Unorganised Workers Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (MW Act), interalia, applies to unorganized sector labourers including unskilled workers and agricultural labourers. The Government recently approved proposals for amendments to the MW Act, which, interalia, include making National Floor Level Minimum Wage (NFLMW) statutory. A draft bill to give effect to the proposed amendments… Read More

Tags: Minimum Wages Act 1948Minister of State for Labour & EmploymentNational Floor Level Minimum WageUnorganised Workers

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