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Vaish Associates Advocates
In India, prior to 1997, no codified guidelines or definitions of the term 'sexual harassment' was available.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Law and Justice (Legislative Department) vide its Notification dated 16th February, 2017/Magha 27, 1938 (Saka) pursuant to receiving of the assent of the President published for...
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Labour and Employment vide its Notification dated 7th March, 2017 being G.S.R. 203(E) notified draft of certain rules further to amend the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition)...
PSA Legal Counsellors
With more and more women joining workforce, ensuring an enabling working environment for women that is safe and secure has become a key concern, not only for their employers but also for the government.
Link Legal India Law Services
Many IT professionals in India seem to be facing a tough time on account of tightening of the visa regime in the United States of America.
Singh & Associates
As the Government of India strives at making India one the most favorable destinations to do business and to improve the business environment in the country, each and every of its ministries...
Nishith Desai Associates
Nishith Desai Associates is a research-based Indian law firm with offices in Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Singapore, Mumbai BKC, Delhi and Munich that aims at providing strategic, legal and...
ALMT Legal
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation ("EPFO") has issued a circular on 23 March 2017 bearing file No. IWU/7/)(25)/(2017)/Payment of PF and Withdrawal Benefits...
Kochhar & Co.
It is quite common for employees of companies in certain industries (for example, information technology) to be offered employee share plans.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Certain provisions of the Amendment Act came into force with effect from April 1, 2017.
ALMT Legal
The Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India has pursuant to its notification bearing ref. no. G.S.R.1190 (E) dated 30 December 2016 notified the Employees' Provident Funds (Seventh Amendment)...
Khaitan & Co
The Ministry of Labour has provided much needed clarity on the queries being raised by the establishments and women employees in relation to the MB Amendment Act.
Link Legal India Law Services
On account of certain distinctive qualities bestowed upon women by nature, the law makers across the globe have been witnessed to implement certain special protections and benefits...
Nishith Desai Associates
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 ("Maternity Act") has been recently amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 ("Maternity Amendment Act").
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act) received the assent of the President on 27 March 2017 and is notified with effect from 28 March 2017.
Khaitan & Co
As we had communicated earlier, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India (Ministry of Labour) vide Official Gazette notification dated 31 March 2017 (Notification)...
Trilegal
It is clarified that all provisions of the Amendment Act (including provisions on leave and work from home) will take effect from 1 April 2017, except the requirement to have crèche facilities……
Kochhar & Co.
A significant part of India's new maternity benefit laws have taken effect from April 1, 2017.
Kochhar & Co.
The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 received Presidential assent on December 31, 2015, thereby amending certain key aspects of the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
Kochhar & Co.
India has strong maternity benefit laws through the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
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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.
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
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...
Trilegal
The proposed changes to the Maternity Benefit Act does a lot to bring India on par with international standards. However, some of the changes proposed could significantly increase costs for employers.
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.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act) received the assent of the President on 27 March 2017 and is notified with effect from 28 March 2017.
Trilegal
It is clarified that all provisions of the Amendment Act (including provisions on leave and work from home) will take effect from 1 April 2017, except the requirement to have crèche facilities……
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").
Trilegal
The amendments to the 55-year old Maternity Benefit Act have recently received Presidential assent, paving the way for the provision of enhanced benefits to women employees.
Link Legal India Law Services
On account of certain distinctive qualities bestowed upon women by nature, the law makers across the globe have been witnessed to implement certain special protections and benefits...
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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