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EPFO directs exempted establishments to file monthly returns online under new software by 25th July, 2017

July 27, 2017 Labour 0

The Employees Provident Fund Organization (“EPFO”), by way of a notification dated 19th July, 2017, directed the exempted establishments to file monthly returnby 25th July, 2017. As you may be aware, the...

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Orissa State Pollution Control Board revises authorization fees for the units handling Bio-Medical Waste, effective 20th July, 2017

July 26, 2017 Labour 0

In a recent Office Order dated 20th July, 2017, the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (“OSPCB”) has revised the application fees for authorization of the unitsunder the Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016, effective 20th July, 2017. The OSPCB has also directed...

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Tripura Labour Department invites comments on the Draft Tripura Shops and Establishments (5th Amendment) Rules, 2017

July 26, 2017 Labour 0

The Tripura Labour Department (“Department”), by way of a notification dated 19th July, 2017, has issued the Draft Tripura Shops and Establishments (5th Amendment) Rules, 2017 (“Draft Amendment Rules”). The Draft...

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EPFO clarifies on the functioning of the newly launched Unified Portal for transfer claims

July 26, 2017 Labour 0

In a Circular dated 21st July, 2017, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (“EPFO”) has clarified the functioning of the Unified Portal Interface for transfer claims. The EPFO had recently launched the new facility of...

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ESIC and DGFASLI sign MOU for prevention of occupational health hazards

July 24, 2017 Labour 0

In a recent press release, the Ministry of Labour and Employment (“Ministry”) has informed that a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) has been signed between the Employee’s State Insurance...

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ESIC prescribes format in which insured woman must submit self-declaration for claiming Maternity Benefit

July 24, 2017 Labour 0

The Employee State Insurance Corporation (“ESIC”) by way of a Circular dated 18th July, 2017 has directed that insured woman with two surviving children on the date of presenting maternity benefit claim must submit a Self-Declaration. Background: The...

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EPFO facilitates online filing of claims for members having an activated UAN

July 14, 2017 Labour 0

EPFO has launched a new facility in the employee’s Member Interface of Unified Portal for employees / members. It enables members / employees to submit Online Claims based on...

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Assam revises rates of Variable Dearness Allowances in respect of Scheduled Employments effective 1st November, 2016

July 13, 2017 Labour 0

In a notification dated 26th May, 2017, the Labour and Welfare Department, Government of Assam has revised the existing rates of Variable Dearness Allowances (“VDA”) for Scheduled Employments effective 1st November, 2016. The revised...

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EPFO notifies jurisdiction of Regional Offices to conduct enquiries under EPFO Act

July 13, 2017 Labour 0

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (“EPFO”) has notified the jurisdiction of the Regional Office (“RO”) for conducting enquiries under Section 7A and Section 14B of the Employees‟ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (“EPFO Act”). Section...

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ESIC directs to pay employee contributions within 15 days of the last day of the calendar month in which contributions fall due

July 4, 2017 Labour 0

In a recent amendment to the Employees’ State Insurance (General) Regulations, 1950 (“Principal Regulations”), an employer is liable to pay employee contributions  within 15 days of the last day of the calendar...

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