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West Bengal Labour Department informs that applicants will now be able to download registration certificate under the West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963 (“Act”) on real time basis

January 28, 2020 Industries, LAB, West Bengal 0

In a Notification dated 31st December, 2019, the Labour Department, Government of West Bengal (“Department”) has informed that applicants will now be able to download registration...

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Government of Telangana declares paid holiday for employees/workers in factories, shops, industries, establishments on polling day/s in specified areas

January 24, 2020 Industries, LAB, Telangana 0

The Labour Employment Training and Factories Department, Government of Telangana, through a notification dated 20th January, 2020, has declared a paid holiday to all the employees/workers,...

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Haryana Labour Welfare Board directs that labour welfare contributions from concerned establishments to be made in offline mode till the Department website runs smoothly; specific format annexed with the Notification

January 24, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

In a Notification dated 17th January, 2020, the Haryana Labour Welfare Board (“Board”) has informed that the Board will receive labour welfare contributions made by concerned...

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Persons engaged with a company on a contractual basis are entitled to PF Benefits; liberal view must be taken in extending Social Security Benefits to contractual workers, says Supreme Court

January 21, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

Can benefits under the Provident Fund Act be extended to workers working on a contractual basis? Adopting a liberal view in extending social security benefits to...

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Hon’ble Speaker of Lok Sabha refers Industrial Relations Code, 2019 to Standing Committee on Labour; Committee invites memoranda/suggestions

January 17, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has, through a press release dated 13th January, 2020, informed that the Hon’ble Speaker of the Lok Sabha has referred the Industrial...

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Hon’ble Speaker of Lok Sabha refers the Code on Social Security, 2019 to the Standing Committee on Labour; Committee invites memoranda/suggestions

January 17, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has, through a press release dated 13th January, 2020, informed that the Hon’ble Speaker of the Lok Sabha has referred the Code...

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ESIC allows employers to submit documents through e-mail, post and messenger for online registration

January 17, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

The Employees State Insurance Corporation (“ESIC”) has, in an office letter dated 13 January, 2020 informed the authorities that the inspection visits be undertaken only...

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Maharashtra Govt. introduces system for online payment through https://public.mlwb.in/public for payments under Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board Act; effective 01.01.2020

January 14, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

In a Notification dated 10th December, 2019 the Maharashtra Labour Welfare Fund under Ease of Doing Business has introduced an online payment gateway for payment of...

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Ministry of Labour clarifies that threshold for applicability of the EPF & MP Act, 1952 remains unchanged and is “20 or more” employees; rubbishes media reports lowering the threshold to 10

January 6, 2020 Industries, LAB, states 0

In a Press Release dated 31st December, 2019, the Ministry of Labour and Employment (“Ministry”) has clarified that there is no change of threshold with respect to...

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Government of Tripura notifies amendment to enhance penalty under the Tripura Shops & Establishment Act and to ensure high standard of hygiene and sanitation in such premises, effective 18.12.2019

January 3, 2020 Industries, LAB, Tripura 0

In a Gazette Notification dated 18th December 2019, the Tripura Government has notified the Tripura Shops and Establishments (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2019 (“2019 Rules”) which is amending...

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