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Industrial Relations Code, 2020 to be implemented by April 2021

The Ministry of Labour recently notified the draft rules for the Industrial Relations Code, 2020. The rules are to be implemented by April, 2021. Highlights The Industrial Relations Rules, 2020 is to supersede the Industrial Tribunal (Central Procedure) Rules, 1949, Industrial Tribunal (Central Procedure) Rules, 1954, Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Central Rules, 1946 and Industrial ..

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Banking Services made Public Utility Services

The Government of India has declared banking industry as public utility service till October 21. The order has been issued under provisions of Industrial Disputes Act. Highlights The banking services have been brought under the Industrial Disputed Act in order to prevent strikes by the employees of banking sector. The order has been passed by ..

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Ordinance to allow states to increase work hours of Employees

The Central Government is to pass an ordinance that will allow state governments to increase the flexibility of work hours of employees. Highlights The ordinance will address the issue of shortage of labours. It will facilitate the companies to maintain social distancing. Also, it will enforce code on Occupational Safety, Working Conditions and Health. The ..

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Portal Santusht launched: To implement policies of Labour Ministry at grass root level

The Portal Santusht is an Implementation Monitoring Cell that was launched by the Ministry of Lobour and Employment in January 2020. The portal addresses delivery of public services, their transparency, accountability, schemes and policies at grass root level. Highlights The portal aims to address the speedy redressal of grievances of workers ans employers. It monitors ..

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Worker Safety Code Bill approved by the Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved the Code of Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019. The features of the bill are: The bill is applicable to business entities where more than 10 workers are employed and it will be applicable to mines and docks that employ even one worker. The bill seeks to merge ..

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