Labour Ministry

Lockdown 2.0: Govt sets up 20 control rooms to address wage-related issues, migrant workers' plight

Lockdown 2.0: Govt sets up 20 control rooms to address wage-related issues, migrant workers' plight

The Prime Minister has announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3 with conditional relaxation from April 20 in some ar...Read More

Coronavirus Updates in India: EPF members can now withdraw non-refundable advances from their accounts, says Labour Ministry

Coronavirus Updates in India: EPF members can now withdraw non-refundable advances from their accounts, says Labour Ministry

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Labour Ministry has now notified amendments to EPF scheme in order to allow the withdrawal of no...Read More

Labour Ministry to enforce EPFO's move to restore pension commutation from Jan 1

Labour Ministry to enforce EPFO's move to restore pension commutation from Jan 1

This move will benefit at least 6.3 lakh people.

Technological advancements a threat to employment: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Technological advancements a threat to employment: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

New Delhi: Threat to employment due to technological advancement must be adequately addressed in time, else it can have disastrous reperc...Read More

So, in the past four years, there was no unemployment

So, in the past four years, there was no unemployment

Last week, on 8 March, 2019, almost unexpectedly, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) came out with an unusual report titled “Surv...Read More

As government plans lower PF contribution, employees can expect hike in take-home salary 

As government plans lower PF contribution, employees can expect hike in take-home salary 

Employees can expect a good news of hike in their salary, as government is likely to lower the contribution towards universal social secu...Read More

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You can withdraw EPF for treatment without doctor certificate: Official

New Delhi : Over four crore members of the retirement fund body EPFO can now withdraw funds from their EPF account for treatment of illne...Read More

Labour Min concerned over ‘misleading views’ on Child Bill

Labour Min concerned over ‘misleading views’ on Child Bill

New Delhi: Labour Ministry today expressed serious concern over comments from some organisations on certain provisions of the Child Labou...Read More

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PMO scuttles hike in minimum wages

New Delhi : The Prime Minister”s office (PMO) has scuttled a notification readied by the Labour Ministry for increasing the minimum wages...Read More

Cabinet clear Model Shops Bill; Cinemas, Malls to be open 365 days with flexible timing

Cabinet clear Model Shops Bill; Cinemas, Malls to be open 365 days with flexible timing

New Delhi: A model law that allows shops, malls and cinema halls, among other establishments, to run 24×7 throughout the year received Ca...Read More

Kingfisher Airlines’ PF contributions to be probed: Dattatreya

Kingfisher Airlines’ PF contributions to be probed: Dattatreya

Hyderabad: Labour Ministry will soon launch an investigation into the provident fund contributions made by Kingfisher Airlines for its em...Read More

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Labour Min asks EPFO, ESIC not to inspect startups for 3 years

New Delhi : The Labour Ministry has directed retirement fund body EPFO and health insurance provider ESIC to exempt startups from inspect...Read More

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Sealing limit of Bonus Act increased to Rs 7000

Ujjain: Sealing limit of the Bonus Act of railway employees has been increased from Rs 3500 to Rs 7000 after the continuous efforts of Pa...Read More

Govt may introduce two labour codes in next Parliament session

Govt may introduce two labour codes in next Parliament session

Hyderabad: The Labour Ministry may introduce two out of four labour codes in the next Parliament session, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatre...Read More

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Govt mulls social security net for domestic help

New Delhi : The Labour Ministry is working on a new policy framework to provide social security coverage to domestic help and a proposal ...Read More

Rahul Gandhi Wrong On Tamil Nadu Unemployment Claims

Rahul Gandhi Wrong On Tamil Nadu Unemployment Claims

That was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi talking about Tamil Nadu’s unemployed youth. A look at Census data and unemployment data fr...Read More

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Government may cap premature PF withdrawals at 75%

New Delhi :  The government is looking to cap premature provident fund withdrawals at 75 per cent for EPFO subscribers at any given time ...Read More

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PF contribution: Govt provides breather to employers

New Delhi :  In a breather to employers, the Labour Ministry has proposed that contribution by companies towards their workers’ EPF schem...Read More

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Labour Ministry launches portal to provide e-certificates

New Delhi: Labour Ministry has launched a web portal to provide e-certificates to the pass-outs from various National Council on Vocation...Read More

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New code to knock out minimum wages

New Delhi : The Union Labour Ministry has conceptualised a new ‘wage code’ to replace all central laws pertaining to wages and bonuses, a...Read More

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