Social programs Current Affairs, GK & News

Social programs  Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala becomes first Indian state to provide maternity benefits in private educational sector

In a path-breaking development, the Central Government has recently approved the Kerala Government’s decision to bring teachers and other staff of private educational institutions under the Maternity Benefit Act. When the amendment to the Act comes into force, Kerala would become the first state in India to provide maternity benefits in the private educational sector. ..

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Draft Code on Social Security, 2019

The draft code amalgamates eight laws. It includes Employees Provident Fund and maternity benefits. The code was published by the Ministry of Labor and Employment. 4 major codes The code on social security will combine 44 labor laws into 4 codes. They are wages, occupational safety, working conditions and health. Unorganized Sector According to the ..

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Social Security Code for New India

The government is in the process of formulating the code on social security and welfare for the third time as the trade unions and industry bodies had raised objections to some provisions in the earlier draft. The social security code is part of government’s effort to overhaul the country’s labour laws to condense them into four ..

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India US Totalization agreement

Totalization agreements are international social security agreements that eliminate dual social security taxation, both in the home country and the country where an employee works. Once it is signed it would benefit workers of both the countries. What is a Social Security Agreement (SSA)? A social security agreement (SSA) refers to an agreement between two countries, ..

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Agreement signed b/w India & Finland to boost cooperation on social security

India and Finland inked pact in New Delhi to boost bilateral cooperation on social security. Subsequent to the agreement: No social security contribution will be paid by detached Indian nationals working on a short term contract up to 5 years in Finland, provided they continue to make payment in India and the benefit will be ..

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