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Government clears Code of Industrial Relations Bill

On 20 Nov, Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi  approved the Code on Industrial Relations (IR) Bill, 2019. The Union government withdrew its proposal to give big companies flexibility to off workers without seeking official consent. The government has proposed to introduce the concept of fixed-term employment in labour laws to help industries ..

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Rajasthan Labour Reforms

The labour reforms initiated by the government of Rajasthan have spurred growth in Rajasthan’s MSME sector. What were the Reforms? In 2014-15 the government of Rajasthan amended four labour laws: The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The Factories Act, 1948. The Apprentices Act (1961). Changes brought in by ..

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Kirit Somaiya committee on labour to examine functioning of Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)

The parliamentary standing committee on labour, which is headed by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, will examine the functioning of retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), its coverage and recovery of arrears. It will review the implementation of labour laws, social security and welfare scheme for workers. The committee has selected a wide range ..

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Code of Wages Bill, 2017

The Union Government as part of labour law reforms has undertaken drive to rationalize 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code on Wages, Code Code on Industrial Relations, Code on Social Security and Code on occupational safety, Health and working conditions. The Code on Wages Bill 2017 has been introduced in Lok ..

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