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These objectives are sought to be achieved through enactment and implementation of various labour laws, which regulate the terms and conditions of service and employment of workers.
Khaitan & Co
The Government of Maharashtra, vide notification dated 7 September 2017 had notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Trade Unions Act, 1926 (the "Trade Unions Act") seeks to provide for the registration of Trade Unions in India and for the protection of the same.
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.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Government of India enacted the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act
IndusLaw
The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 is a Central Government legislation that governs the manner of payment of wages to certain classes of employed persons.
Ernst & Young
PFRDA, the regulatory authority for administration of National Pension System, had recently issued a circular detailing the process for transfer of fund balance from Employees' Provident Fund to NPS.
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.
LexCounsel Law Offices
A common and regular concern faced by employers is the practice of resignation without notice by their employees and consequent disassociation without providing adequate time for due and proper handover.
Chadha & Co.
There is a view that the Indian Labour Legislation has vowed its commitment to the welfare of workers alone.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (the Minimum Wages Act) provides for fixing of minimum rates of wages in certain employments.
Samvad Partners
The Wages Act regulates the payment of wages to persons employed in factories, railways, industrial and other establishments specified under the Wages Act.
Clyde & Co
The Right of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 ('Act') have come into force on April 19, 2017 vide notification issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Weekly Holiday Act, 1942 provides for the grant of weekly holidays to persons employed in shops, restaurants and theatres.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Gratuity Act enforces the payment of "gratuity", a reward for long service, as a statutory retiral benefit.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 provides for the payment of equal remuneration to men and women workers for the same work and prevents discrimination, on the ground of sex, against women in the matter of employment...
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.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Under the Bonded Labour Abolition Act, the term "bonded labour" has been defined to mean any labour or service rendered under the bonded labour system.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
First in our series of Employment Law blogs on the Maternity Benefit Act.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 was amended by the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2016 which became effective on April 1st, 2017 (except for the provision that required a crèche facility to be provided by the employer ...
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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...
Khaitan & Co
The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
Trilegal
On 31 December 2015 the President gave his assent to certain amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. The amendments have increased the wage threshold for determining applicability of the Act from INR 10,000 to INR 21,000 per month.
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.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The concept of workman is central to the concept of an industrial dispute as an industrial dispute can be raised either by a "workman" or an "employer."
ALMT Legal
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
It is common for corporates to carry out termination of employees who do not meet their performance requirements, or are found wanting in their conduct or are incapable of working in teams.
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.
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.
Rajani Associates
Recently, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, through its Notification G.S.R. 680(E) dated September 22, 2014 prescribed the minimum rate of stipend per month payable to trade apprentices.
Khaitan & Co
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (CLRA Act) is aimed at regulating employment of contract labour in establishments and the abolition of contract labour in certain circumstances.
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