Category - Labour Laws

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017

No. S-36012/03/2015-SS-1 Government of India Ministry of Labour & Employment Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi, dated 12th April, 2017 To, The Labour Department, All States/Union Territories Sub: The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 - reg. Sir/Madam, In line with recommendations of the 44th, 45th & 46th Session of Indian Labour Conference (ILC) and… Read More

Employees’ Provident Funds (Third Amendment) Scheme, 2017

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 29th March, 2017 G.S.R. 298(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the Employees’… Read More

Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 increasing maternity leaves from 12 weeks to 26 weeks notified. Effective date of amendment yet to be notified

THE MATERNITY BENEFIT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2017 No. 6 OF 2017 [27th March, 2017.] An Act further to amend the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.   BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:— 1. (1) This Act may be called the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017. (2) It… Read More

Draft Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Amendment Rules, 2017

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 17th March, 2017 G.S.R. 257(E).––The following draft of certain rules further to amend the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules,1971, which the Central Government proposes to make, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 35 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970… Read More

Central Government prescribes administrative charges to be paid under Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 15th March, 2017 S.O. 827(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the Explanation to paragraph 30 read with paragraph 39 of the Employees' Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Labour and Employment published… Read More

No sum payable by the employer to Deposit-Linked Insurance Fund other than expenses towards the cost of benefits provided under the scheme

NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 15th March, 2017 S.O. 828(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of sub-section (4) of section 6C of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Labour and Employment published… Read More

Lok Sabha Passes Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Labour & Employment 09-March-2017 20:58 IST Lok Sabha Passes Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Lok Sabha passed today on 9th March, 2017 the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which inter-alia includes increasing maternity benefit to woman covered under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 from 12 weeks to… Read More

Minimum Wages Revised in Delhi

LABOUR DEPARTMENT NOTIFICATION Delhi, the 3rd March, 2017   No. F. Addl.LC/Lab/MW/2016/4859.—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (XI of 1948) read with the Government of India, erstwhile Ministry of States notification No.104-J dated the 24th August, 1950 and Ministry of Home Affairs notification… Read More

New Labour Law Rules notified – Ease of Compliance to Maintain Registers under various Labour Laws Rules, 2017

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 21st February 2017 G.S.R. 154(E).—Whereas for the ease of, and for the expedient compliance of the requirement of the various labour related laws referred to herein and for the purpose of maintaining combined registers for all such laws, it has become essential to frame separate rules… Read More

THE PAYMENT OF WAGES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2017

MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Legislative Department) New Delhi, the 16th February, 2017/Magha 27, 1938 (Saka) The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 15th February, 2017, and is hereby published for general information:— THE PAYMENT OF WAGES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2017 NO. 1 OF 2017 [15th February, 2017] An Act… Read More

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