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Rajnath Singh to head Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen legal & institutional frameworks to deal with & prevent sexual harassment at workplace

The Government of India (GoI) has recently constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at the workplace. It will be chaired by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The GoM will recommend action required for effective implementation of the ..


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 ..



The International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD)

The International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD) is celebrated every year across the world on June 16 to assert the rights of this vast but hidden workforce. On this day in 2011, IDWD was declared to commemorate the adoption of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention C189. C189 set labour standards for domestic workers such as rest ..


Fixed Term Employment

Fixed-term employment is a contract in which a company or an enterprise hires an employee for a specific period of time. Features: In most case it is for a year but can be renewed after the term expires depending on the requirement. In a fixed-term employment, the employee is not on the payroll of the ..


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 ..