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Employees Compensation-Amendment Act 2017

The Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 5, 2016 by the Minister for Labour and Employment, Mr. Bandaru Dattatreya. The Bill amends the Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923.  The Act provides payment of compensation to employees and their dependants in the case of injury by industrial accidents, including occupational diseases.

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Stay Order on amendment of Bonus Act

The interim order passed by the high Court in WMP NO.6177 of 2016 in WP No. 6958 of 2016 on 25.02.2016, granting interim stay of the retrospective effect of the amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act 1965.

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PF Withdrawal Amendments

1.      Withdrawal age has been increased from 54 years to 57 years under para 68NN – Withdrawal within one year before retirement.
2.      New Para 68-NNNN has been introduced “Option for withdrawal  on cessation of Employment” (i.e. before attaining retirement age or 58 yrs). Employee can withdraw only his own share of total contribution including the interest thereon [...]

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PF Admin charges reduced by .25%

Effective 01-01-2015 the PF admin charges (under Account No.2) has been reduced from 1.1o% to .85% and therefore the final Employer PF contribution comes down to 13.36%. The PF admin charges will be a minimum of Rs. 500 and minimum EDLI charges of Rs. 200 even if the number of employees drop to one and [...]

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Rs.15,000 PF Ceiling, Rs.1,000 Pension

The Labour Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar on 24th June 2014 assured the Central representatives of the unions the decision to implement Rs.1,000 minimum monthly pension and higher monthly Provident Fund wage ceiling of Rs.15,000.

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ESI Wage limit to be increased to Rs. 25,000/-

The decision to enhance the pay limit for ESI coverage was taken at ESIC’s 160th meeting held in September this year. And thereafter the Government’s recent decision to raise the pay limit from Rs 15,000/month to Rs 25,000/month but yet to be officially introduced. The decision to increase the coverage without any improvement in service [...]

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PF balance online realtime

The new facility will enable subscribers to see their updated accounts and take printouts for their records.For the period starting in April, they would be able to see the amounts credited to their accounts every month without the interest component because the rate of return on PF deposits for this fiscal has not been announced.

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Online submission of PF transfer claims

Dear Employers !!
EPFO introduces a new system to facilitate online submission of transfer claims by Members with an objective to make the transfer process transparent, efficient and comfortable for your employees. You are urged to bring this facility to the notice of all your employees which is available on EPFO’s Member portal. A member has [...]

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New – Case Studies on Industrial Relations

Some important and relevant case studies that are worth going through or putting it across to a team for a study and discussion. Find them here – http://www.hrindya.com/hr-managers-toolkit/case-studies-on-industrial-relations/

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The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

Find the Gazette Notification of http://www.hrindya.com/other-laws-formats/the-sexual-harassment-of-women-at-workplace-prevention-prohibition-and-redressal-act-2013/ dt 23-04-2013 in PDF format.

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