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Online Transfer of Provident Fund

A revised transfer claim settlement process has been started through an Online Transfer Claim Portal to smoothen the process of transfer of PF accounts. The revised process has following features:- (i) The claim can be submitted by the member in the online mode in addition to physical mode. (ii) The claim can be submitted through… Read More

Tags: BusinessCentral Provident FundDigital signatureEmployee Provident FundEmployees' Provident Fund Organisation of IndiaJob GrowthOnline and offlineOnline Transfer Claim Portal

The Anatomy of Section 29 : A Legal Autopsy

"The Anatomy of Section 29  : A Legal Autopsy " by R. Sridhar Head - India, Labour Relations, Caterpillar India Private Limited  Section 19 (2) of the Industrial Disputes Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act) deals with the period of operation of settlement which reads as follows: Such settlement shall be binding for such… Read More

Tags: Arbitration awardIndiaIndustrial Disputes Act 1947Labour lawLawLife Insurance Corporation of IndiasettlementSupreme Court

Doctrine Of Notional Extension: A Comparative Analysis between India, U.S and U.K

There is a fundamental question which has influenced the history and present position of work claims: can the preferential treatment given to workers compared to other injury victims be justified? The industrial injuries scheme privileges workers by making available benefit which cannot be claimed by those not injured in the course of employment. Position in… Read More

Tags: DeathIndiaInjuryJob GrowthLawLegal InformationTraffic collisionUnited StatesWorkers' compensationWorkmen's Compensation ActWorkmen's Compensation Act 1897

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority bill, 2013

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, 2013 has received the assent of the President of India. It has now been published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-1, dated the 19th September 2013 as Act No. 23 of 2013. Read More

Achievements of EPFO During August 2013

During the current fiscal, till the month the Organisation settled more than 50 lakh claims out of which 97% was settled within 30 days as mandated by the scheme. In the month of August alone, 10.98 lakh claims were settled and the percentage of claims settled within the above said mandated time-limit was 98.90%. Importantly,… Read More

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FAQs on Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012

1.Q:      Why the need for a Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012 , which has been passed by the Lok Sabha in the recently concluded  session. ? Ans:  Street vendors constitute an integral part of our urban economy. Street vending is not only a source of self-employment to the poor in cities and towns… Read More

Tags: BillGovernment of IndiaHawker (trade)LivelihoodLok SabhaMinistry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (India)Street VendorsTown Vending Committee

Lok Sabha Passes Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, 2011 with official amendments

Subscribers Seeking Minimum Assured Returns Allowed to OPT for Investing their Funds in such Scheme Providing Minimum Assured Returns The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill (PFRDA), 2011 was passed by the Lok Sabha today with official amendments. It was earlier introduced in Lok Sabha on the 24th March, 2011 to provide for a… Read More

Tags: BillInsuranceLok SabhaNPSPension fundPFRDAPFRDA BillStatutory authority

Policy for Wage Negotiations for the Workmen in Central Public Sector Enterprises

Recently, Government has formulated policy for the 7th Round (2nd part) of wage negotiations for workmen in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) based on consultations among various central ministries/ departments and other organisations. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Praful Patel, Minister of Heavy Industries &… Read More

Tags: Central Public Sector EnterpriseGovernmentIndiaLaborPraful PatelPublic sectorRajya SabhaWage

Expert Recommendations on Employees™ Pension Scheme

An Expert Committee constituted by the Government to review the Employees™ Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995, has, inter alia recommended either of the two options below: (i) Introduction of Provident Fund-cum-Pension Annuity Scheme wherein pension is linked to accumulations of members in the Fund or (ii) Modifications in the existing EPS, 95 such as:  increase in… Read More

Tags: Employee Provident FundEmploymentEPFEPSGovernmentLok SabhaNational Park ServicePension

Violation of ESI Act

The aims and objective of Employees State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948 is to provide certain benefits to the employees in the organised sector in case of employment injury, sickness, maternityand to make provision for certain matters in relation thereto. The number of violation of ESI Act, 1948 during last three years and current year is as under:-… Read More

Tags: Employees' State InsuranceESIESI ActFinancial servicesInsuranceNew DelhiStandard HindiUnited States

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