Labour Reforms

21st October – The coming disruption in India’s job market

India has already passed the Code on Wages, 2019, which amalgamates four separate laws — the Payment of Wages Act, 1936; the Minimum Wages Act, 1948; the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965; and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 — into a single law which codifies the powers of the Centre, which can make wage-related decisions …

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9th October – Labour pains – Draft social security code has little to offer

The third draft on the Code on Social Security, 2019 falls short of its stated aim to “amalgamate, simplify and rationalise” the relevant provisions of eight existing central labour laws. Details – It merely clubs together existing schemes in the organised sector, while skirting ambiguities over the basic criteria for availing social security benefits — …

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Labour Reforms | PIB Summary

Undertaking the Labour Reforms the Ministry of Labour & Employment have taken several reform initiatives, both legislative reforms as well as Governance reforms through use of technology, to reduce the complexity in compliance and bringing transparency and accountability leading to better enforcement of the Labour Laws. Labour Reforms | Undertaking by the Government Enhancing the …

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