Category - Labour Laws

Maruti strike enters 10th day – No production at Plant

The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar facility continues to be completely shut down, with a workers' strike at the plant entering its 10th day today. "The talks are going on, but the strike is still continuing. The production at the plant is stopped," a company spokesperson told PTI. In the morning, shares of… Read More

Labour Minister’s speech at ILO Conference on “A New Era of Social Justice”

Following is the text of the Speech of Union Minister for Labour & Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge at the International Labour Conference 100th Session, 2011 in Geneva today on Report of the Director General- A New Era of Social Justice: Mr. Chairperson, We welcome the Director Generals™ Report on a ˜New Era of Social Justice™… Read More

Equality at WORK: the Continuing Challenge

P. C. Chaturvedi Secretary of Labour & Employment Addresses the 100th Session of International Labour Conference on Report of ILO Director General-Equality at WORK: the Continuing Challenge Millions of people suffer from discrimination in the world of work which not only violates a basic human right but has wider social and economic consequences. Discrimination stifles… Read More

Haryana Govt. declares Maruti strike as illegal

Amid threats of the week-long strike at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant spreading to the Gurgaon-Manesar industrial belt, the Haryana Government today imposed a ban on the stir and referred the matter to the Labour Court. Undeterred by the step, a panel of workers of various firms in the region, who have been supporting colleagues at… Read More

Maruti Suzuki sacks its 11 workers

Maruti Suzuki, today sacked 11 of its workers who were inciting workers to go on an illegal strike, creating an unsafe environment and compeling the company to take such a decision. Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Chairman R C Bhargava told PTI. He added on saying that the workers had gone on strike without any notice… Read More

Tag: illegal strike

National Floor Level Minimum Wage to be made statutory

Unskilled workers will soon be legally entitled to a minimum daily wage of Rs. 115 per day with states agreeing to endorse the centre's proposal to make the National Floor Level Minimum Wage statutory. The move will potentially benefit 360 million workers across the country, most of whom are engaged in agriculture and related activities.… Read More

Tag: National Floor Level Minimum Wage

State-of-the-Art New Wing of ESIC Model Hospital for Workers at Noida inaugarated

Shri P. C. Chaturvedi Secretary of Labour & Employment Inaugurates State-of-the-Art New Wing of ESIC Model Hospital for Workers at Noida (U.P.) Shri Prabhat C. Chaturvedi, Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India inaugurated the 300 bedded State-of-the-art New Building Wing of ESIC Model Hospital at Noida (U.P.) today. The ESI Corporation is… Read More


EPFO to appoint Fund Manager to manage its 3 Lacs crore corpus

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is in the process of appointing multiple fund managers for manging its funds for a three year period beginning July 1. The meeting of the committee to recommend the appointment of the fund managers for EPFO to its trustees is likely to be held next week where the panel would… Read More


Flexibility in Labour laws proposed in the New Manufacturing Policy

India will formulate its new policy for increasing share of manufacturing in its gross domestic product with a view to create additional jobs in the country. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has convened a meeting on June 2 of senior ministers to give a direction for firming up the policy. Its draft prepared by the industry… Read More

Tag: New Manufacturing Policy

FAQ’s on Special Provisions for International Workers under Provident Fund

1) Who is an International Worker? An International worker may be an Indian worker or a foreign national. - Any Indian employee working or having worked abroad in a country with which India has entered into a Social Security Agreement (SSA); OR - Any foreigner working in India in an establishment where the Employees Provident… Read More

Tags: EPFOPF for International Workers

Highlights of the Industrial Disputes (Amendment) Act, 2010

The Article analyses impact of Industrial Disputes (Amendment) Act, 2010 on staffing, business and organisations: In India, the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 is the main legislation for investigation and settlement of all industrial disputes. The Industrial Disputes (Amendment Act), 2010 have brought few significant changes to the Industrial Disputes Act, which are produced under the… Read More

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Professional Consulting Service Firms liable under ESI

CONSULTING ENGINEERING SERVICES (INDIA) PVT. LTD.Vs.THE CHAIRMAN, ESI CORPORATION & ORS. Brief Background of the case: The Appellant company is a private company which does not carry out any  manufacturing activity nor it produces any goods for the purpose of marketing and supply to any of its clients and customers and even public in general.  It is claimed that the… Read More

Tag: ESI

Workshops on “Managing Contract Labour” & “Knowledge of Disciplinary Action”

Workshop on Managing Contract labour & Knowledge of Disciplinary Action A workshop on Managing Contract Labour -  Legal Issues, Compliance &  Handling Outsourcing will be conducted on Friday,29 April 2011 at New Delhi  &  Friday, 6 May 2011 at  Mumbai  and another  Workshop will be on "Knowledge of Disciplinary Action, Enquiry Procedures and Related Case Laws" on Saturday, 30 April 2011… Read More

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