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Central govt employees not covered under PLB scheme to get upto Rs 7,000 as monthly ad-hoc bonus
The grant of non productivity-linked bonus (non-PLB) or ad-hoc will be applicable only to those employees who were in service on March 30, 2020 and worked for six continuous months in the previous fiscal, the ministry said.
From August 1, EPF contributions will be deducted at 12 per cent
The Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) monthly contributions were reduced from ...
Finance Commission starts looking into disaster management laws in view of pandemic
In an interim report submitted in February 2020, the comm...
Don't cut salaries or resort to layoffs: Labour Ministry to employers
Ministry of Labour and Employment issues an advisory to the employers asking them not to cut salaries or resort to layoff of their employees...
Govt seeks Parliament’s approval for Rs 2.35 lakh crore of additional gross expenditure
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday sought the Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 2,35,852.87 crore, including Rs 40,000 crore towards enhanced expenditure under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Program.
Employees' PF contribution can go higher than 10%, not of employers: Labour ministry
The ministry on Monday notified lower rates of provident fund contribution at 10 per cent, increasing the in-hand salary of 4.3 crore provident fund subscribers. Last week, Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the reduction of statutory provident fund contribution by both employers and employees for the next three months to 10 per cent of basic wages from 12 per cent.
Farm budget increased 11-folds to Rs 1.34 lakh cr from FY10 : Santosh Gangwar
The increase in the agriculture ministry budget indicates a considerable rise in government spending on procurement of foodgrain and other farm produce at crop support price.
Industries cannot be forced to pay wages during lockdown: Chief of parliamentary panel on labour
Amid the countrywide lockdown to check the spread of the novel coronavirus, the parliamentary panel on labour on Thursday submitted its report on the Industrial Relations Code, 2019, to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla via online.
Labour ministry proposes revised social security code
Labour ministry has circulated the draft code seeking comments from stakeholders by October 25 following which tripartite consultations will be held to finalise the code.
20 urban districts have max migrant labour grievances
Battling a serious migrant labour crisis, the government has begun a district-wise assessment of distress issues with focus on migrant labour issues in 20 districts in and around big urban centres from where maximum complaints have been received.
SC restrains govt till July end from taking coercive action against employers for not paying wages in full
The Supreme Court though left it open to the establishment to pay full wages should it want to do so for the 54 days for which the notification was in place
Retail inflation for farm, rural workers drops in July
Inflation based on CPI-AL (Consumer Price Index-Agricultural Labourers) and CPI-RL (Consumer Price Index-Rural Labourers) stood at 7.16 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively in June.
Labour reforms: After Centre's push, states explore ways to house migrants better
Gujarat’s new industrial policy launched on Saturday talks about dormitory housing for migrant workers near industrial zones under state and central urban housing schemes, while some others including Haryana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are working on similar policies, people aware of the development told ET.
Railway union calls for 'direct action' if productivity linked bonus not paid by October 20
AIRF general secretary Shiv Gopal Mishra said railwaymen worked 24X7 during the COVID-19 pandemic but the government was ignoring this "legitimate" demand of the railway employees.
Influencers are appreciating their domestic help during lockdown; will it help solve the issues domestic workers face in India?
The pandemic and the lockdown have seen a wave of appreciative social media posts about domestic help from urban India’s celebrities and the not so famous alike. While many posted videos of a ritual aarti to express their relief about the help returning for work, some posted selfies or videos with them.