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Supreme Court: Overtime Wages should not be denied to labourers during COVID-19

On October 1, 2020, the Supreme Court quashed the notification of Gujarat Government to exempt factories from paying overtime wages to workers. The apex court said that the burden of economic slowdown shall not be put on workers who are the backbone of the economic activity. Lately, the country has been facing severe economic losses ..

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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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Andhra Pradesh passes Bill for 75% jobs to locals in factories

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries and Factories Bill, 2019. The bill mandates reserved employment of at least 75% state candidates (locals) in all private industrial units and factories, irrespective of whether companies get financial or any other help from government. With this bill Andhra Pradesh became 1st ..

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