Finance ministry seeks labour ministry help to fund proposed hike in minimum EPS pension
The move comes in the wake of tremendous pressure being built up on the government to raise minimum pension of EPS subscribers in line with guaranteed pension for the unorganised workers.
Include artists, technicians in TV, OTT platforms under new labour codes: I&B ministry to labour ministry
The labour ministry had held consul...
MGNREGA may get linked with CPI-R
Ministry of rural development currently revises the unskilled wage rate under the Mahatma Gandhi National R...
Social safety net for gig workers proposed
This is the first time that the government has referred to the gig, platform workers. The move comes close on the heels of the legislation in California for gig economy workers.
373 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.89 lakh crore
As many as 373 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, are hit by cost overruns of more than Rs 3.89 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, according to a report.
Coconut output drops 10% to lowest in 4 years
Slump due to erratic weather patterns, general neglect of crop.
You could soon get the option to lower your EPF contribution. Should you go for it?
Financial planners say reducing contribution to the EPF will have far reaching implications for the employee.
Maharashtra portfolios: Sena gets Home, NCP Finance, Congress Revenue
A statement from the CM's office said that Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been given the charge of Home, Urban Development, Forest, Environment, Water Supply, Water Conservation, Tourism, Public Undertakings, Parliamentary Affairs departments.
Government tables bill on labour codes on wages and on occupational safety
The Code on Wages seeks to universalise the provisions of minimum wages and timely payment of wages to all employees, irrespective of the sector and wage ceiling
Government budget to reimburse maternity leave pay: Labour Ministry
The ministry has estimated that about Rs 400 crore would be the financial implication for the Ministry of Labour and Employment to implement the proposed incentive scheme.
No geographic limits, web-based labour inspections introduced
Previous labour laws on wages imposed local limits on inspectors, which officials said bred a nexus between them and employers and led to corruption.
PENCiL power: Keeping victims of child labour in schools through attendance stipend
A portal launched by the labour ministry has become a pivotal tool in rescuing and rehabilitating victims of child labour.
EPFO members may get an option to draw pension after 60
The proposal to increase the superannuation age is expected to help a beneficiary grow his/her pension kitty.
Labour Ministry proposes changes in Trade Unions Act
It has been alleged that the central and state government do not give due weightage to trade unions or their federation in the absence of any statutory backing, other than by the labour ministry.
Govt notifies 8.65% interest rate for over 6 crore EPFO members for 2018-19
The EPFO has been settling EPF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate, approved for 2017-18. Now, the EPFO will settle accounts on higher rate of 8.65 per cent for 2018-19.
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