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Khaitan & Co
The Union finance minister while presenting the budget of 2016-17 had announced that the Government of India will pay the employee pension scheme contribution of 8.33% for all new employees enrolling ...
Singh & Associates
The Labour Code on Social Security 2018 (‘Labour Code') is the Central Government's initiative to tackle following existing lacunae:
Damania & Varaiya
Accordingly, the central government has fixed the total period of maternity leave in the case of a female employee to 26 weeks.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 ("the Principal Act") has been amended by The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 ("the Amendment Bill") for the benefit of employees in factories...
Trilegal
With the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018, the Indian government has introduced some key changes that benefit private sector employees.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Gratuity is the monetary reward received by the employee from his employer as a gratuitous reward for his loyalty towards the employer.
Khaitan & Co
The Government of Maharashtra (Government) vide notification dated 23 March 2018 has notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2018 ...
Nishith Desai Associates
The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 provides for payment of severance in the form of gratuity upon employment termination.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
Khaitan & Co
According to the Notification, the Central Government has specified that the amount of gratuity payable to an employee shall not exceed INR 2,000,000
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In India, unionization has historically been limited to traditional sectors such as manufacturing. In a departure from that trend, the Labour Department of the State of Karnataka has registered the first trade union ...
Khaitan & Co
The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (Act) is a social security legislation which provides post-retirement defined benefits arrangements for employees engaged in various industries, factories and establishments.
Khaitan & Co
The Ministry of Labour and Employment (Ministry), vide notification dated 16 March 2018 (Notification), has notified the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Central (Amendment) Rules, 2018 (Rules).
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Minimum Wages Act, 1948, primarily safeguards the interest of workers in unorganized sector and sets out the minimum wages that must be paid to skilled, semi-skilled, as well as unskilled labours.
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017. As a part of the 2017 Amendment, the mandatory requirement of a crèche facility was made effective from 1 July 2017.
Singh & Associates
"Damages" for breach of contract refers to the compensation for any damage or injury or inconvenience suffered by the other party as a consequence of the breach.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Government has published draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018 for public comments.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Employee's Provident Fund Organization, Ministry of Labour & Employment, had issued a circular on January 23, 2018, regarding the digitization of existing Form No. 9.
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Employees play a major role in growth of any organization. Payment of gratuity by an employer is a mechanism devised to recognize the efforts of employees who remain associated with the organizations...
Khaitan & Co
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has released a draft notification dated 8 January 2018 ("Notification") for stakeholder comments.
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The central legislature of India had promulgated a legislation Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 ("CL Act") to regulate the child labour practices in India.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the "ID Act") has been enacted for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes in any industrial establishment.
Chadha & Co.
There is a view that the Indian Labour Legislation has vowed its commitment to the welfare of workers alone.
Khaitan & Co
The MB Amendment Act regulates paid maternity leave entitlement and other related benefits for women employed in factories, mines and shops or commercial establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Trilegal
Starting 1 January 2017, employers will need to make contributions under the ESI Act for a larger pool of employees since the wage ceiling for applicability of this statute has been increased...
Nishith Desai Associates
The wait finally ends! Maternity leave in India stands increased to 26 weeks for the private sector.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 20171 (hereinafter referred to as the "Maternity Act") is a landmark law which has enhanced the maternity benefits already available under the parent Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
Khaitan & Co
According to the Notification, the Central Government has specified that the amount of gratuity payable to an employee shall not exceed INR 2,000,000
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Labor & Employment on 22 December 2016 vide its Notification being G.S.R. 1166(E) and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 95 of the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Indian government has been actively working to raise the country to among the top 50 in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings.
Kochhar & Co.
Where there is uncertainty regarding suitability of a candidate for a particular job, it is usual to offer employment to such candidate on a probation basis.
Vaish Associates Advocates
"Labour" is a subject in the "Concurrent List" under the Constitution of India where both the Central and State Governments are competent to enact legislations subject, however, to reservation of certain matters...
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