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Online portal PENCIL launched by Union Government for effective implementation of National Child Labour Project(26.09.2017)

Child labour is a social evil which hampers development of future generation of society and deprives children of their childhood. Poverty and illitera.....

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Statute

Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016(29.06.2016)

The Union Cabinet looked into disseminating the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016 to State.....

Tags : labour, retail, operational freedoms, night shift



Judgments

Divisional Railway Manager a 'factory'(03.08.2015)

The Supreme Court held that a canteen at the Divisional Railway Manager, Moradabad was a 'statutory canteen'. With all requirements of a factory save .....

Tags : railway, factory, labour



SC reverses labour court’s reinstatement of defrauding bus conductor(23.06.2016)

The labour court may interfere with punishment award only when such punishment is not other justified, the Supreme Court held.

In the insta.....

Tags : bus conductor, criminal breach of trust, labour



International Cases

Labour Court has concurrent jurisdiction with civil courts to hear and determine any matter concerning a contract of employment(18.09.2019)

The narrow issue in present appeal is whether the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Johannesburg, had the jurisdiction to determine the Appellant’s .....

Tags : Salary, Labour Court, Jurisdiction



Kerala’s attempt to regulate hartals, legislate world peace next(05.02.2016)

Public comment on Kerala’s Regulation of Hartal Bill, 2015 remained di.....

Tags : Kerala, hartal, bill, 2016, strike, labour



Notifications & Circulars

Improving working conditions of labourers through reform in Labour Laws(09.08.2017)

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken a number of legislative initiatives in labour laws during the last 3 years. Such initiatives include: .....

Tags : Labourers, Working condition, Improvement



Code on Wages Bill 2017(05.09.2017)

As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalisation of the 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code .....

Tags : Wages Bill, Labour law, Reforms



Eradication of Child Labour(18.07.2018)

Child Labour is an outcome of various socio-economic problems such as poverty, economic backwardness, illiteracy etc. As per 2011 Census, the number o.....

Tags : Child Labour, Eradication, Enforcement, Provisions



Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour(10.07.2019)

The Government of India has implemented a Central Sector Scheme for Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourer, 2016 for providing rehabilitation assistance to.....

Tags : Rehabilitation, Bonded Labour, Scheme



New Labour Code(12.12.2022)

The Government has formulated four Labour Codes, namely, the Code on Wages, 2019, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Code on Social Security, 20.....

Tags : Labour Code, Draft Rules, Protection, Workers



Labour migration in India increasing at an accelerating rate, reveals new study: Economic Survey 2016-17(31.01.2017)

New estimates of labour migration in India have revealed that inter-state labor mobility is significantly higher than previous estimates. This was sta.....

Tags : Labour migration, Increase, Study



Rationalisation of Labour Laws(06.02.2017)

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update legislative system to address the need of the hour and to make them more effective and contemp.....

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Overlapping/Conflict between Central and State Labour Laws(07.12.2016)

The 'Labour' is a subject included in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. The concept of "Appropriate Government.....

Tags : Conflict, Labour Laws, Centre-state



Enforcement of Various Labour Laws in Central Sphere(27.03.2017)

A well-established Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) is in place to enforce various labour laws in Central Sphere. The country-wide networ.....

Tags : Machinery, Labour Laws, Enforcement



Government makes compliance of Labour Laws and Rules easy(10.04.2017)

The Government has undertaken an exercise to promote ease of compliance of Labour Laws and Rules by various establishments. The "Rationalisation of Fo.....

Tags : Labour laws, Compliance, Ease of



Global Conventions on Child Labour(24.07.2017)

After the enactment of the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, Government has recently ratified the International Labour Orga.....

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Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour) Amendment Rules, 2021(28.06.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 218A read with section 457 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 (44 of 1958), the Central Government, ha.....

Tags : Merchant Shipping, Maritime Labour



Post-GST rates Notified to boost exports and employment generation in the labour intensive textiles and apparel sector(25.11.2017)

In order to support exports of readymade garments and made-ups, Government vide Notification No. 14/26/2010- IT dated 24th November 2017 has notified .....

Tags : GST, Exports, Labour Intensive



Digital Signature based Online Registration of Establishments launched(24.11.2015)

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has launched Digital Signature based Online Registration of Establishments. The system requires employers register.....

Tags : Labour, epfo, digital signature, registration



Restriction on EPF withdrawal(05.05.2016)

The Minister for Labour and Employment outlined the restrictions on withdrawal of funds from the Employees Provident Fund Scheme. Instances when withd.....

Tags : Employees provident fund, withdrawal, labour and industrial



Government proposes harder fight against bonded labour(17.05.2016)

The central government announced proposals to make the Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour Scheme more effective. The scheme now envisages an increase in .....

Tags : Bonded labour, rehabilitation, corpus, financial assistance



ILO recommendations on transition from informal to formal economy approved(06.01.2016)

The Union Cabinet has approved presenting before Parliament the International Labour Organization’s Recommendations (No. 204) concering ‘News

Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Seeking Direction to State/Union Govt to Transport Migrant Labourers(22.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a Petition filed by an agriculturist seeking directions to the State Government to screen the migrant labourers who .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Transport Migrant Labourers



Allahabad HC Issues Notice to UP Govt on PIL Challenging Relaxation of Labour Laws(15.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government in a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Government order for relaxation.....

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Allahabad HC Disposes PIL As 'Infructuous' as UP Govt Withdraws Dilution of Labour Laws(20.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Uttar Pradesh Government's order for relaxation of certain labour re.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Dilution of Labour Laws



Labour Ministry Eases Norms on Employees' Provident Fund Withdrawals(19.04.2016)

Labour Ministry has eased the planned restriction on withdrawal of contribution to the employees' provident fund and said withdrawal can be allowed fo.....

Tags : Labour Ministry, Provident Fund Withdrawals



Gujarat HC: Employer Liable to Pay Wages to Workman Against Labour Court's Reinstatement Order(20.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has reiterated that when a Labour Court directs reinstatement of any workman and the employer prefers any proceedings against such .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Labour Court, reinstatement



Labour Court Can Examine Charges on Merits Only if Domestic Enquiry Is Held Illegal: SC(24.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held, while upholding the dismissal of a bank employee who was found drunk during duty, that labour court can examine charges on mer.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Labour Court



Karnataka High Court Acquits All Accused in Hangarahalli ‘Bonded Labour’ Case(13.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has acquitted a stone crushing unit proprietor and three others accused in Hangarahalli ‘bonded labour’ case that had hit headlin.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Bonded Labour’, Hangarahalli



SC Dismisses Plea for Restraining Landlords from Demanding Rent from Students/ Labour Class(06.05.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to direct the Centre to implement the Home Ministry order requiring landlords to abstain from compelling students and labour.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rent from Students/ Labour Class



Government to Fix Minimum Wage Rate for Unskilled Agricultural Labour(02.11.2016)

Labour Ministry has decided to fix minimum wage at Rs 350 per day for Unskilled Agricultural Labour in C-class towns in central sphere to be effective.....

Tags : Labour Ministry, minimum wage, Unskilled Agricultural Labour



Rajasthan HC: Concrete Action Plan is Required From State to Curb Child Labour Activities(08.06.2022)

Rajasthan High Court while hearing PIL to institutionalise effective machinery and mechanism for rescue and post rescue rehabilitation of all child la.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Child Labour, Action Plan



Govt. Amends Employees Insurance Norms to Increase Wage Ceiling From Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000 P/M(05.01.2017)

Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified amendments to Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 to increase wage ceiling from INR 15,000.....

Tags : Ministry of Labour and Employment, Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950



Government Makes 'Aadhaar' Mandatory for Members & Pensioners of EPS & MGNREGA(06.01.2017)

Ministry of Labour & Employment and Ministry of Rural Development have made ‘Aadhaar’ mandatory for members and pensioners of Employees’ Pension Schem.....

Tags : Ministry of Labour & Employment, Ministry of Rural Development, Employees’ Pension Scheme, MGNREGA



Launching of Pencil Portal to Eliminate Child Labour(27.12.2017)

Government has developed an online portal PENCIL (Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour) which was launched on 26.9.2017. The purpose.....

Tags : Pencil Portal, Launch, Eliminate Child Labour



Rajasthan sets minimum wage for informal labourers(01.02.2016)

The Department of Labour in Rajasthan has notified minimum wages for workers partaking in informal labour. The notification covers a wide variety of t.....

Tags : Rajasthan, minimum wage, informal labour, domestic



J&K&L HC: Rs. 500 Annual Wage to School Employee is Forced Labour(21.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that payment of wages at the rate of Rs. 500 per year since 1998 to a government school employee is c.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Wage, Forced Labour



SC: Force/Compulsion Must be Established to Attract Offence Under Bonded Labour System Act(23.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that for attracting the provision of Section 16 of the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976, the prosecution must establi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Bonded Labour, Force/Compelled



Madras HC: Frame Action Plan to Stop Bonded Labour(20.12.2016)

Madras High Court, concerned with poor conviction rate of offenders facing trial for forced bonded labour, has directed Tamil Nadu Government to appoi.....

Tags : Madras High Court, bonded labour



CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Imposes Fine on Couple and Asks to Plant 100 Trees for Child Labour(05.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has agreed to quash a complaint against a couple, who had employed a minor for household work, and directed them to plant 100 trees a.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Child Labour



Gujarat HC Directs Labour Court to Re-Examine Order Refusing Interest to Workers(25.07.2022)

Gujarat High Court while stating that Courts have a duty to interpret statutes with social welfare to further the statutory goal, has directed the Lab.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Labour Court, Social Welfare



Centre Issues Clarifications Regarding Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017(14.04.2017)

Ministry of Labour and Employment, while releasing a set of clarifications w.r.t. Maternity Act'17, has said that Act is applicable to contractual or .....

Tags : Ministry of Labour and Employment, Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017



Govt Eases Compliance Burden Under Labour Laws(27.02.2017)

Government has simplified maintenance of Labour registers related to details of employees, their salaries, loans/recoveries, attendance etc by establi.....

Tags : Labour Laws, Compliance



Kerala HC: To be Poor is Not a Crime(09.01.2023)

Kerala High Court while ordering release of two children who were sent to shelter home for alleged forced child labour, has held that children helping.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Shelter Home, Child Labour



Ministry of Labour & Employment Mandates Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits(06.05.2021)

Ministry of Labour & Employment has now been mandated to seek the 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar from people like employees and unorgan.....

Tags : Ministry of Labour & Employment, Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits



AAR Kerala:Labour Services Availed by Forest Department for Environment Protection Exempted from GST(04.07.2019)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Kerala has held that supply of providing labour services for setting up fire lines in forests, Labour services for planta.....

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Supreme Court Slaps Rs. 5 lakhs Exemplary Cost on HSCLCFL for Abusing Judicial Process(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court has ordered Haryana State Cooperative Labour and Construction Federation Ltd. (HSCLCFL) to pay exemplary costs of Rs. 5 lakhs for “abuse.....

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SC Seeks Explanation on Plan for Spending Rs 27,000 crore on Welfare of Construction Workers(07.09.2015)

Supreme Court has summoned Union Labour Secretary to appear in person and explain plans to spend the money collected through a cess, irked over dis- s.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Directs State Govt to Release Salary of Casual Labourer(26.07.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Government to release salary in favour of a casual labourer, Shahbaz Shafi Ganai. The Court directed Co.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Casual Labourer



Cal HC: Repeal and Amendment Act of 2016 Does Not Remove S. 2A(2) of Industrial Disputes Act(17.04.2023)

Calcutta High Court has held that Repeal and Amendment Act of 2016 does not have the effect of removing section 2A(2) from Industrial Disputes Act, 19.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Labour Courts/Tribunals, Jurisdiction, Repeal, Industrial Disputes Act



India Ratifies Two More ILO Pacts to End Child Labour(19.06.2017)

India has ratified International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) two conventions on child labour reaffirming its commitment for a child labour free India.

Tags : International Labour Organisation, child labour



Supreme Court Defines Tests to Find Out Whether Contract Labourers are Direct Employees or Not?(12.06.2019)

Supreme Court has observed while applying tests laid down by precedents for determining whether a contract labourer is a direct employee or not has qu.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Contract Labourers



All. HC: Seasonal Employment Can’t be Termed as ‘Unfair Labour Practice’(10.07.2023)

Allahabad High Court while observing that temporary employment also generates employment, is for the good of the society at large, has held that seaso.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Unfair Labour Practice, Seasonal Employment



Government Announces Labour Law Exemption for Startups Up to 3 Years(10.03.2016)

Government has announced that Start-ups have been exempted from nine labour laws for a period of three years to promote and incentivise the entreprene.....

Tags : Government, Start-ups , Labour Law Exemption



Del. HC: Situs of Workman’s Place of Employment Vital in conferring Jurisdiction upon Labour Court(01.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that situs of the place of employment of a workman would be a determinative factor in conferring territorial jurisdiction up.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Workman, Labour Court, Jurisdiction



Madras HC Restrains Centre from Shifting Welfare Commissioner’s Office(11.12.2015)

Madras High Court has restrained Union Ministry of Labour and Employment from shifting the only office of its Welfare Commissioner in the State from T.....

Tags : Madras High Court , Union Ministry of Labour and Employment



AAR, Rajasthan: GST Not Applicable to Labour Contract Services for Construction of Flats Under PMAY(30.01.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Rajasthan has held that Goods and Services Tax (GST) does not apply to labour contract services for the constructio.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report on Efforts to Rehabilitate Bonded Labourers(11.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has ordered the Labour Ministry, Police and New Delhi government to report on efforts to rehabilitate people rescued from bonded labo.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Bonded Labour



SC to HCs: Labour Court is Not Functus Officio After Award Becomes Enforceable(24.05.2018)

Supreme Court has held that labour court/industrial tribunal is not functus officio after the award has become enforceable as far as setting aside an .....

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President Gives Assent to Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Act, 2016, Along with Other Two(01.08.2016)

President has given assent to the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, the Regional Centre for Biotechnology Act, 2016 and t.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Ensure Basic Amenities for Labourers/ Migrants(02.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has asked the State authorities to take immediate steps to ensure that all migrant workers are provided with basic amenities, during.....

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Kerala HC Directs District Labour Officers to Monitor Conditions of Migrant Labourers(06.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed all District Labour Officers to work in coordination with the respective District Legal Services Authorities to monitor.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Conditions of Migrant Labourers



Labour Ministry Eases Compliance Norms for Start-Ups(25.01.2016)

Labour and Employment Ministry has decided to exempt start-ups from inspections related to key labour laws—including Industrial Disputes Act, Contract.....

Tags : Labour Ministry , Start-Ups



Labour Ministy to Cut Cos' EPFO Coverage Threshold to 10 Workers From 20(02.02.2016)

Labour Ministry, in order to provide social security to additional 50 lakh workers under retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill(20.07.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, which prohibits employment of children below 14 years in all occu.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill(27.07.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, making employment of children below 14 years as cognisable offence for .....

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Supreme Court: Treat Labour in Construction Work as Formal Sector(20.03.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to treat construction workers as formal sector employees by bringing them within the ambit of social welfare laws and .....

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