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Govt to hire experts for framing rules of three labour codes
“The experts will be responsible for codification of labour laws, framing of rules related to labour codes, assisting the committee tasked with framing of rules and connected legal matters besides work related to other legislative initiatives of the ministry,” ministry said in a statement.
Success of labour codes depend on how rules are framed, implemented, says expert
Parliament in its just- the Industrial Relations (IR) Code, ...
Parliament passes three Labour bills: Here are the key changes
After ushering in Agricultural reforms, the government introduced three crucia...
Govt introduces three crucial Bills on labour laws in Lok Sabha amid Congress' opposition
The codes will give powers to state governments on rules related to hiring, retrenchment and fixing work hours in their factories and establishments while restricting powers of the workers to form unions. Besides, it will ensure the government extends social security to all, including the unorganised and gig workers in a phased manner.
'Labour reforms intend to put India among top 10 nations in ease of doing business'
The Wage Code Bill 2019 was passed by Parliament last year, while the other three codes were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. These bill are listed for consideration and passage in the Lower House on Tuesday.
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation kick-starts work on social security scheme for organised workers
The organisation, under the labour ministry, has written to states to speed up creation of requisite medical infrastructure in 161 districts which are still out of the purview of the ESIC Act, 1948 while laying out the action plan for 2020-21.
Base year revision for CPI-industrial workers suspicious: AITUC
The AITUC further said that it is of the view that the move will lead to "depression" in dearness allowance (DA) paid to workers. The labour ministry has recently revised the base year for CPI-IW to 2016 from 2001.
Ministry of Labour and Employment allays fears about Labour Codes
In a pointed clarification on raising employee limit of smaller units for closure to 300, the ministry has underlined that the department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee had also recommended increase in threshold from 100 workers to 300 workers for seeking prior permission for retrenchment, lay-off and closure.
Government says Labour Codes aimed at expanding labour welfare measures
On raising the employee limit of smaller units for closure to 300, the Ministry said the Parliamentary Standing Committee had also recommended an increase in threshold from 100 workers to 300 workers for seeking prior permission for retrenchment, lay-off and closure.
Govt looks to implement all 4 labour codes in one go by December: Gangwar
Parliament in its just concluded session passed three labour code bills: the Industrial Relations Code, the Social Security Code, and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code.
Cabinet approves amendments to 3 Labour codes
The codes – to be moved in the forthcoming monsoon session of Parliament – will allow states to introduce significant changes to their labour laws framework, such as rules for retrenchment, through notifications.
Ministry to soon kick-start the process of framing rules for three labour codes: Santosh Gangwar
The labour code on industrial relations, the code on social security and the code on occupational safety, health and working conditions got the President's assent last week.
Centre notifies draft wage rules, recommends eight hour working day
The draft rules of the Centre has recommended eight hour working day against 10-12 hours in nearly 12 states including Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Punjab who have raised the work hours for labourers to address the issue of labour shortage and ensure social distancing at the work site.
Wage relief for those who lost jobs in lockdown
The move is seen as an outreach to those displaced by the lockdown and blunt the criticism that the government did not take care of migrant and factory workers, who were the worst hit. Sources said that the documents will need to be submitted physically as the beneficiaries are not linked to Aadhaar.
View: Passage of labour Bills is a historic milestone, both for industry and workers
The three Bills relate to codes on occupational safety, health and working conditions, industrial relations and social security. Alongside the Wage Bill that was passed earlier, the four codes consolidate the relevant labour laws in the central sector.