Private Bill introduced in Parliament to ensure 9-months salary as severance pay for employees terminated without due cause

A private member bill titled The Terminated Employees (Welfare) Bill, 2020 has been recently introduced in the Parliament to provide for the welfare measures for the employees who have been terminated by the employers without …

Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) (Amendment) Rules, 1961 issued to prioritise Kannadigas in Industrial Employments

The Government of Karnataka issued a notification amending the Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules 1961, which facilitate priority/preferential appointments of Kannadigas, who are Indian citizens and are residing in Karnataka for not less than …

Ministry of Labour Publishes Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2020

The Ministry of Labour and Employment vide its Notification dated 20th February 2020 has published The Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2020. The amendment provides for restoration of normal pension in respect of those members who …

District Magistrate of Chandigarh issues order regarding security & safety of women employees working late hours.

The Office of the District Magistrate, Chandigarh, has re-issued an order on 14th January 2020, directing the organizations like B.P.O.s, Call Centres, corporate Houses, Media Houses, companies, firms & other similar entities, providing facility of …

ESIC seeks to set-up local committee of employees and employers in notified areas

ESIC seeks to set-up local committee of employees and employers in notified areas. The committee shall deal with the complaints arising under ESI Scheme.

ESIC proposes amendments for providing benefits to commissioning mothers

The Employees State Insurance Corporation on 13th February 2020, has issued a Draft Employees’ State Insurance (General) Amendment Regulations, 2020 which provides maternity benefits to commissioning mothers and adopting women.

State government of Telangana has extended the due date for filing annual returns under Telangana factories rules to 30th April 2020.

Telangana Factories Department in its notification dated 29th January 2020 has extended the due date for online filing of annual returns under the Telangana Factories Rules, 1950. The date for filing has been extended from …

State Government of Tamil Nadu intends to apply the provisions of Payment of Bonus Act to establishments covered under the Building and other Construction workers Act.

The State Government of Tamil invites comments to the proposal to apply the provisions of the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 on ‘establishments’ as defined by the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment …

ESIC directs the authorized officers not to ask for any records beyond 5 years from employer for inspection.

ESIC clarifies that the Authorized Officers is not permitted to ask for any records, relating to the contributions made by the employer to the ESIC before five years, from the employers while conducting test inspection/inspection …

The Ministry of Labour and employment has declared the services of the industries engaged in manufacturing of alumina to be a public utility service.

The Ministry of Labor and employment vide notification dated 24th January 2020 has declared that the services of the industries engaged in manufacturing of alumina and aluminium and mining of bauxite, which is covered under …