Mondaq India: Employment and HR
Kochhar & Co.
On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court of India passed a landmark order on whether special allowances fall within the scope and meaning of "basic wages" under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
The Hon'ble Apex Court in the case of Employee's State Insurance Corporation V. Venus Alloy Pvt. Ltd. on 5th February, 2019 held that Directors of Company, who are receive remuneration, shall come within the purview of ...
Trilegal
2018, also saw significant focus on employee rights and benefits which enhanced certain obligations on employers.
Khaitan & Co
A Bench of Hon'ble Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide judgement dated 28 February 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir & Ors. ...
Nishith Desai Associates
This judgement is possibly one of the most keenly awaited and a landmark labour law ruling!
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India vide its judgment passed on February 28, 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal vs. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others...
AMLEGALS
The issue revolves around Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Act').
Clarus Law Associates
The Supreme Court of India has, in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others, clarified the issue of the allowances to be excluded while calculating provident fund contribution.
IndusLaw
The Supreme Court passed a judgment on February 28, 2019 which will have far-reaching consequences to the definition of basic wages under Section 2 (b) (ii) read with Section 6 of the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
Trilegal
The Bridge and Roof case had observed that all universal allowances should be treated as part of 'basic wages', and hence should be subject to PF contributions.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Punjab Shop and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 is a state enactment which provides for the regulation of conditions of work and employment in shops and commercial establishments.
Nishith Desai Associates
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences was awarded to Dr. Oliver Hart and Dr. Begnt Holmstrom for their remarkable work in the field of Contract Theory.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Non-Compete Clauses have been an integral and vital part of employment agreements in order to protect the intellectual property ...
AMLEGALS
"Personal Liberty would include liberty to practice a vocation or profession and being not deprived thereof, notwithstanding any agreement to the contrary."
Trilegal
Employers in Karnataka and Haryana need to be mindful of the additional compliance obligations, as the exemption to IT/ITES companies under the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 ...
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The incumbent government in its interim budget presented on 1st February 2019 has raised the gratuity limit to Rs. 30 Lakhs.
Khaitan & Co
In the interim budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister on 1 February 2019, the measures taken by the Government of India in the past few years for the benefit of different categories of workers were highlighted.
Khurana and Khurana
After being continuously in office for ten hours or more, it becomes very frustrating and stressful for a person to respond to office-related calls even after work hours.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 ("POSH Act") was enacted as a comprehensive legislation to provide a safe, secure and enabling environment, free from sexual harassment to every woman.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court after hearing the arguments opined that the issue involved in this appeal remains no longer res integra and has been decided by the court in the APPTA Case.
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The payment of Gratuity Act, came into existence on 21st August, 1972. The Act applied to only certain establishments prior to its amendment.
Khaitan & Co
In the interim budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister on 1 February 2019, the measures taken by the Government of India in the past few years for the benefit of different categories of workers were highlighted.
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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...
Clarus Law Associates
The Supreme Court of India has, in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others, clarified the issue of the allowances to be excluded while calculating provident fund contribution.
AMLEGALS
The issue revolves around Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Act').
Khaitan & Co
A Bench of Hon'ble Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide judgement dated 28 February 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir & Ors. ...
IndusLaw
The Supreme Court passed a judgment on February 28, 2019 which will have far-reaching consequences to the definition of basic wages under Section 2 (b) (ii) read with Section 6 of the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
Trilegal
The Bridge and Roof case had observed that all universal allowances should be treated as part of 'basic wages', and hence should be subject to PF contributions.
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.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court after hearing the arguments opined that the issue involved in this appeal remains no longer res integra and has been decided by the court in the APPTA Case.
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