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The Government of Karnataka issued a notification on May 25, 2019 to extend the exemption from the applicability of the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 for another period of 5 (five) years for certain industries.
Khaitan & Co
The Notification mandates that the Exempted Establishments comply with certain conditions to enjoy the benefits of the exemption granted therein.
Nishith Desai Associates
The employer-employee relationship is, and has always been, in a constant state of evolution. As the nature of this relationship evolves and changes
Majmudar & Partners
In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court resolved a long-standing dispute between JK Jute Mill Mazdoor Morcha and Juggilal Kamlapat Jute Mills Company Limited by allowing registered trade unions ...
King, Stubb & Kasiva
The bench comprising of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India has passed a landmark judgment...
Dezan Shira & Associates
Injured workers and worker compensation are key liability issues for any business in India.
Trilegal
On 1 April 2019, the Supreme Court in The Employees' Provident Fund Organization and Anr. v Sunil Kumar B & Ors. (SC Ruling) upheld the 2018 Kerala High Court decision
Nishith Desai Associates
Special allowance is no longer ‘special' - at least that is abundantly clear from the recent judgment of the Hon. Supreme Court (SC) of February 28, 2019, in relation to provident fund (PF)
Singh & Associates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court recently reversed its own judgment dated 07.01.2019 in the matter of Birla Institute Technology vs. the State of Jharkhand & Ors. as per which teachers were denied the benefit of gratuity ...
Khaitan & Co
On 1 April 2019, the Supreme Court of India in Employees Provident Fund Organisation v Sunil Kumar and Ors, SLP (C) 9610/2019 dismissed a special leave petition filed by the Employees Provident Fund Organisation ...
Khaitan & Co
On 26 March 2019, in the matter of Modern Transportation Consultation Services Private Limited & Anr. v Central Provident Fund Commissioner Employees Provident Fund Organisation & Ors., a bench comprising...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Act and the Rules made thereunder prescribes procedure to be followed by the committee.
Singh & Associates
The PF Authority before the Court submitted that Special Allowances are nothing but camouflaged permissible allowance liable to deduction as part of basic wage.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, in its judgment pronounced on January 7, 2019 in the case of Birla Institute of Technology vs. State of Jharkhand [Civil Appeal No. 2530 of 2012] ("BIT Case")...
Kochhar & Co.
On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court of India passed a landmark order on whether special allowances fall within the scope and meaning of "basic wages" under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
The Hon'ble Apex Court in the case of Employee's State Insurance Corporation V. Venus Alloy Pvt. Ltd. on 5th February, 2019 held that Directors of Company, who are receive remuneration, shall come within the purview of ...
Trilegal
2018, also saw significant focus on employee rights and benefits which enhanced certain obligations on employers.
Khaitan & Co
A Bench of Hon'ble Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide judgement dated 28 February 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir & Ors. ...
Nishith Desai Associates
This judgement is possibly one of the most keenly awaited and a landmark labour law ruling!
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India vide its judgment passed on February 28, 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal vs. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others...
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The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the "ID Act") has been enacted for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes in any industrial establishment.
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On 1 April 2019, the Supreme Court in The Employees' Provident Fund Organization and Anr. v Sunil Kumar B & Ors. (SC Ruling) upheld the 2018 Kerala High Court decision
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The payment of Gratuity Act, came into existence on 21st August, 1972. The Act applied to only certain establishments prior to its amendment.
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The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 ("POSH Act") was enacted as a comprehensive legislation to provide a safe, secure and enabling environment, free from sexual harassment to every woman.
Khaitan & Co
A Bench of Hon'ble Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide judgement dated 28 February 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir & Ors. ...
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.
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...
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
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.
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The Wages Act regulates the payment of wages to persons employed in factories, railways, industrial and other establishments specified under the Wages Act.
Link Legal India Law Services
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...
Chadha & Co.
There is a view that the Indian Labour Legislation has vowed its commitment to the welfare of workers alone.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended in 2017 (Amendment), to enhance/ increase the maternity leave period to 26 weeks from the previous 12, for a woman employee, for the first two...
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