Category - Labour Laws

The 44th Session of Indian Labour Conference starts today

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has a unique mechanism of tripartite consultation amongst social partners Workers, Employers and Government, at various levels sectoral as well as national on issues relating to labour. The Indian Labour Conference the apex tripartite consultative body at national level has been aptly described as the Labour Parliament of India,… Read More

The 9th Central Sports Meet of the ESI Corporation inaugurated by Shri Ravi Mathur, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment

The 9th Central Sports Meet of the ESI Corporation was inaugurated by Shri Ravi Mathur, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment here today. Speaking on the occasion Shri Mathur said that the sportsmanship in the ESI Corporation encourages sports activities and the spirit of services amongst the staff and officers. About 600 participants from… Read More

The Ministry of Labour & Employment and the US Department of Labour initiates talk for signing of MOU

Union Minister for Labour & Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has expressed the hope that the ongoing dialogue and cooperation between Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India and the US Department of Labour, that would be further enhanced by the signing of a MoU by him and the US Secretary of Labour in Washington… Read More

Govt. initiates – Social Security for unorganised workers

With a view to providing social security to unorganised workers, including landless agricultural labourers, the Government has enacted the Unorganised Workers™ Social Security Act, 2008. The Act provides for constitution of National Social Security Board to recommend social security schemes viz. life and disability cover, health maternity benefits, old age protection and any other benefit… Read More

Casual workers to benefit from Casual Labourers (Grant of Temporary Status and Regularization) Scheme of GOI, 1993

Casual workers are engaged by various Ministries/ Departments and their attached and subordinate offices for work of casual or seasonal or intermittent nature. They are engaged according to the requirement of different Ministries/Departments/ attached/subordinate offices. There is no legislation exclusively for regulating engagement of casual workers. However,the Central Government has issued guidelines in the matter… Read More

Fixing Minimum Pension by EPFO

The recommendations of the Pension Implementations of the Committee (PIC) of the Employees™ Provident Fund Organisation to increase the minimum pension amount to Rs. 1,000/- per month for its subscribers is to be placed before the Central Board of Trustees, Employees Provident Fund {CBT(EPF)} in its ensuing meeting for its consideration. The recommendation of the… Read More

Welfare of the unorganised Labour

According to the survey conducted by National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) in 2004-05, 43.3 crore workers were in the unorganized sector which constituted about 94% of the total labour force.   State-wise estimated numbers of unorganized workers including Chhatisgarh is at Annexure-I. With a view to providing social security to unorganized workers, the Government enacted the Unorganised Workers™ Social Security Act, 2008.  The National Social Security Board under… Read More

Steps taken for revamping and modernization of ESI Hospitals

There are 790 ESI Centres in the country including Madhya Pradesh. The availability of medical equipments and medicines in ESI Hospitals in the country is generally satisfactory. However, there are vacancies of doctors in ESI Hospitals. There are no separate sanctioned posts of lady doctors. Employees™ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has taken several steps for… Read More

Pension Under Provident Fund Schemes

In exercise of powers conferred under Section 6A of the Employees™ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, the Central Government formulated the Employees™ Pension Scheme, 1995. The Scheme provides pensionary benefits to the members upon superannuation/retirement. In addition, in case of death of member/member pensioner, the pensionary benefits are also given to widow and… Read More

Fair Employers Finish First

Union Minister of Labour & Employment Shri Mallikarjun Khagre has reiterated that the main responsibility of his Ministry is to protect and safeguard the interests of workers in general and those who constitute the poor, deprived and disadvantaged sections of the society, in particular. Addressing EFI National HRM Summit 2011 & CIE 31st Employee Relations… Read More

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