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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.
Nishith Desai Associates
Possibly, the current biggest HR-legal issue faced by on-demand and gig economy companies globally is whether their workers are being misclassified.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Assessing Officer has treated the contribution made by the Employers as a ‘perquisite' and thereby, adding it to the salary as taxable.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
There is a greater acceptance of terminations in case it is for non-performance and non-stigmatic with proper evidence and documentation.
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The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the "ID Act") has been enacted for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes in any industrial establishment.
Nishith Desai Associates
The wait finally ends! Maternity leave in India stands increased to 26 weeks for the private sector.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The central legislature of India had promulgated a legislation Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 ("CL Act") to regulate the child labour practices in India.
Khaitan & Co
The MB Amendment Act regulates paid maternity leave entitlement and other related benefits for women employed in factories, mines and shops or commercial establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Trilegal
Starting 1 January 2017, employers will need to make contributions under the ESI Act for a larger pool of employees since the wage ceiling for applicability of this statute has been increased...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
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.
Chadha & Co.
There is a view that the Indian Labour Legislation has vowed its commitment to the welfare of workers alone.
Vaish Associates Advocates
"Labour" is a subject in the "Concurrent List" under the Constitution of India where both the Central and State Governments are competent to enact legislations subject, however, to reservation of certain matters...
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.
Samvad Partners
The Wages Act regulates the payment of wages to persons employed in factories, railways, industrial and other establishments specified under the Wages Act.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Labor & Employment on 22 December 2016 vide its Notification being G.S.R. 1166(E) and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 95 of the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948.
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