Three Labour code bills passed in Rajya Sabha amid opposition boycott
The Rajya Sabha passed the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Bill, 2020, Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020 and The Code of Social Security, 2020. The discussion on the Bill lasted less than two hours.Ahead of the voice vote on the Bills, with had a total of 411 clauses, MoS Labour and Employment Santosh Gangwar said the Bill will provide social security to 50 crore workers for the first time after Independence. The Minister also said that the bill has provisions for migrant workers to get a yearly travel allowance to go back to their home states as well as for a free health checkup.
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