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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
India has ever since been a hub of trade and industry involved in providing goods of good quality and repute. The business in India is widespread over various segments of the society.
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017. Under the 2017 Amendment, setting up a creche was made mandatory for all establishment employing 50 (fifty) or more employees.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended in 2017 (Amendment), to enhance/ increase the maternity leave period to 26 weeks from the previous 12, for a woman employee, for the first two...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Discrimination is not unknown in India when it comes to inclusion of transgender people in society, especially in terms of employment opportunities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
One of the important gifts of modernization is equal recognition of the calibre of women. Restricted to the household works and raising of children, the women were confined to the four walls of the house in the earlier times.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Government has been working to facilitate the conduct of business in the country, thereby permitting a rapid boost to the Indian economy.
Tuli & Co
As #METOO Movement gains traction in India, the number of workplace sexual harassment complaints are likely to balloon.
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (2017 Amendment) to grant certain additional benefits to eligible women employees.
Singh & Associates
Notably, this amendment has been introduced based on the recommendation of the Ministry of Child and Women Development.
Khaitan & Co
A division bench of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India (the Court) consisting of Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer has, in the case of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation v Phool Chand (Rptd. by LRs) ...
Kochhar & Co.
The brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 triggered large-scale angry street protests and forced the government to enact stricter laws for sex crimes.
Khaitan & Co
On 6 September 2018, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India pronounced its verdict on the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 in the case of ...
Obhan & Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently notified the Companies (Accounts) Amendment Rules, 2018 ("Rules") effective from July 31st, 2018.
Obhan & Associates
The Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("Amendment Act") has brought about significant amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963 ("Act") ...
Obhan & Associates
The Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("Amendment Act") has brought about significant amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963 ("Act") ...
Trilegal
The much-awaited rules regarding setting up of crèche facilities under the Maternity Benefit Act have been published (in draft form) in Karnataka and Haryana.
Khaitan & Co
The Trade Unions Act, 1926 (Act) provides for the constitution and registration of trade unions in India. The Act defines a trade union as ...
Singh & Associates
The Petitioner, a co-operative housing society had engaged Respondent No. 1 as a watchman.
Tuli & Co
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (‘Act') and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013 (‘Rules') were enacted on 9 December 2013 with the objective of preventing and protecting women against sexual harassment at workplace.
NovoJuris Legal
An entity to entity merger/acquisition has manifold considerations, movement of employees and their rights being one of the most important aspects.
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The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 20171 (hereinafter referred to as the "Maternity Act") is a landmark law which has enhanced the maternity benefits already available under the parent Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Government has published draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018 for public comments.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Government of Maharashtra has notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 with effect from 19 December 2017.
Nishith Desai Associates
The law on prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace is nearing its 5th anniversary. And during the period, courts in India have already started analyzing cases...
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017. Under the 2017 Amendment, setting up a creche was made mandatory for all establishment employing 50 (fifty) or more employees.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Indian government has been actively working to raise the country to among the top 50 in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings.
Tuli & Co
As #METOO Movement gains traction in India, the number of workplace sexual harassment complaints are likely to balloon.
Link Legal India Law Services
Employees play a major role in growth of any organization. Payment of gratuity by an employer is a mechanism devised to recognize the efforts of employees who remain associated with the organizations...
LexCounsel Law Offices
India recognises that what constitutes sexual harassment at the workplace are acts and behaviors of a sexual nature which are intrinsically linked to any of a range of negative experiences.
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