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6th HR Seminar (Offline) | @Rajkot (Gujarat) | The One Clik

6th HR Seminar (Offline) | @Rajkot (Gujarat) | The One Clik

Seminar - Webinar
● Register: https://forms.gle/9j6qqupRRYv9n3kQ8 ● Kindly read all details before applying.● Registration Fee: No any fees, but registration is required to...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of May-2022: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of May-2022: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) The Goa Minimum Wages Notification (April 2022) The Government of Goa vide Notification No. CLE/PA/MWA-VDA/(10)/2016/1212 has...
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Reviews: HR & Labor Laws Courses (Online / Offline Class) | The One Clik

Reviews: HR & Labor Laws Courses (Online / Offline Class) | The One Clik

Courses
HR Generalist Practical Training: Individual Reviews: Ms. Hinal Trivedi | Offline ClassMs. Payal Lapsiwala | Online ClassMr. Manohar Chettipelli |...
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81% Employees Feel Connected While Working From Home: Bosch India, Country Head – HR

81% Employees Feel Connected While Working From Home: Bosch India, Country Head – HR

Work From Home: News & Updates
Not long ago, the pandemic drove us in, forcing people to leave workplaces and begin accepting a new work culture....
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Salary During Notice Period Does Not Fall Within The Definition Of ‘Operational Debt’ Under IBC: NCLT, Mumbai

Salary During Notice Period Does Not Fall Within The Definition Of ‘Operational Debt’ Under IBC: NCLT, Mumbai

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Salary: Updates & Rules
The NCLT, Mumbai Bench comprising of Justice H.V. Subba Rao, Judicial Member and Chandra Bhan Singh, Technical Member in the case of Sandesh Naik v....
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Income Tax: Taxpayers Will Now Have To Give Additional Information in ITR For AY 2022-23

Income Tax: Taxpayers Will Now Have To Give Additional Information in ITR For AY 2022-23

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Income Tax Department has recently released new ITR (Income Tax Return) forms for assessment year 2022-23 (FY 2021-22). All the...
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Top Free Job Posting Sites In India & Google Chrome Extensions For Recruitment

Top Free Job Posting Sites In India & Google Chrome Extensions For Recruitment

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR Recruitment & Talent Acquisition: Updates & Cases
Distributing your role across multiple job posting sites is a great way to attract a strong pool of active talent....
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How To Spell Check In Excel?

How To Spell Check In Excel?

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
Many times, users make mistakes while entering data to the Excel worksheet. In a hurry, they use wrong spellings in...
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How to Create a Checklist in Microsoft Excel

How to Create a Checklist in Microsoft Excel

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
If you’re building a spreadsheet to share with others or simply one for your own tracking, using a checklist can...
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How to Rename a Data Series in Microsoft Excel

How to Rename a Data Series in Microsoft Excel

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
A data series in Microsoft Excel is a set of data, shown in a row or a column, which is...
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How to Sort by Date in Microsoft Excel

How to Sort by Date in Microsoft Excel

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
When you’re trying to look at a set of data in a spreadsheet over time, it’s often helpful to be...
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How to Make a Bar Chart in Microsoft Excel

How to Make a Bar Chart in Microsoft Excel

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
A bar chart (or a bar graph) is one of the easiest ways to present your data in Excel, where...
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Pivot Table Average of Averages in Grand Total Row

Pivot Table Average of Averages in Grand Total Row

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
Download Demo Data: Pivot-Table-AveragesDownload Precise Averages If you've ever made a photocopy of a photocopy, you know that it never...
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How To Create A Histogram In Microsoft Excel

How To Create A Histogram In Microsoft Excel

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
Histograms are a useful tool in frequency data analysis, offering users the ability to sort data into groupings (called bin...
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How To Insert A Picture In a Cell In MS Excel?

How To Insert A Picture In a Cell In MS Excel?

Advanced Excel: Formulas & Ideas
Steps to Insert Pictures Step 1: On the navigation menu bar click on the Insert option. Step 2: Now click on the Picture option as shown...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of April-2022: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of April-2022: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central) Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Download: Official Gazette (All) ESIC Relaxed Condition Under COVID-19 Relief Scheme The ESIC vide notification No. N-12/13/01/2019-P&D has relaxed the...
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EPFO Adds 14.12 Lakh Net Subscribers In February, 2022

EPFO Adds 14.12 Lakh Net Subscribers In February, 2022

EPF Updates & Cases
Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Haryana, Delhi lead in payroll figures by adding 9.52 lakh net subscribers.Industries like Engineering Contractors,...
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Criminal Proceedings Of Private Nature Can Be Quashed U/S 482 Even If Trial Has Concluded In Conviction: Gujarat High Court

Criminal Proceedings Of Private Nature Can Be Quashed U/S 482 Even If Trial Has Concluded In Conviction: Gujarat High Court

Dis. Proceeding - Domestic Inquiry
The Gujarat High Court recently quashed a FIR and the order of conviction passed in a matrimonial dispute, observing that...
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Interest Mandatory For Delay In Payment Of Gratuity: Gujarat High Court Reiterates

Interest Mandatory For Delay In Payment Of Gratuity: Gujarat High Court Reiterates

Gratuity: Case & Updates
The Gujarat High Court reiterated that under the provisions of Section 7 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, there is...
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HR Leaders: Adopt A Marketing Mindset To Combat The Great Resignation

HR Leaders: Adopt A Marketing Mindset To Combat The Great Resignation

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
From healthcare to hospitality to technology, every industry is being greatly affected by the Great Resignation. With an average of more than 3.98 million workers quitting their...
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Labour Law Updates Of April-2022 (Part 1): “The One Clik”

Labour Law Updates Of April-2022 (Part 1): “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central) Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Download: Official Gazette (All) ESI: State Wise Updated List of Notified Districts (Apr - 2022)ESI: Relaxation in Eligibility Condition of...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of March-2022: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of March-2022: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Exemption To Conditions For Women Employee Under The Punjab Shops And Commercial Establishment Act, 1958 The...
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EPFO Payroll Data: EPFO Adds 15.29 Lakh Net Subscribers During Month of January, 2022

EPFO Payroll Data: EPFO Adds 15.29 Lakh Net Subscribers During Month of January, 2022

EPF Updates & Cases
The provisional payroll data of EPFO has been released today, i.e., 20th March 2022, which highlights that EPFO has added 15.29...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of February-2022: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of February-2022: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Grant Of Paid Holiday On Account Of Muncipal Election In West Bengal Government of West Bengal...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of January-2022: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of January-2022: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Enforcement Of Provisions Towards ESIC In State Of Assam ESIC vide notification S.O. 5371(E) has implemented...
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Phased Introduction Of Labour Codes On Cards

Phased Introduction Of Labour Codes On Cards

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry is mulling over introducing the four labour codes in a staggered way, beginning with the least controversial and pro-labour...
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Govt Mulls Phased Introduction Of Labour Codes, Least Controversial Codes To Be Rolled Out First: Report

Govt Mulls Phased Introduction Of Labour Codes, Least Controversial Codes To Be Rolled Out First: Report

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The government is mulling introduction of the labour codes in phases, starting with the least controversial and pro-labour codes, reports Economic Times....
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POSH Act Applicable To Girl Students Of A School: Calcutta HC

POSH Act Applicable To Girl Students Of A School: Calcutta HC

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
While pulling apart the curtains, the Calcutta High Court in a learned, laudable, landmark and latest judgment titled Pawan Kumar...
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EPFO Mulls A New Pension Scheme For Organised Sector Workers

EPFO Mulls A New Pension Scheme For Organised Sector Workers

EPF Updates & Cases
Retirement fund body EPFO is mulling a new pension product for organised sector workers who are getting basic wages of more than ₹15,000...
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How ESOPs Work And Benefit Employees

How ESOPs Work And Benefit Employees

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Today, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) have become ubiquitous, and every employee wants to know its features and benefits. In...
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Labour Code: Striking The Chord Of Reform

Labour Code: Striking The Chord Of Reform

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Industrial Relations Code (2020), the Occupational Safety, Health & Working Conditions Code (2020), and the Code on Social Security (2020), along with the...
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Taxpayers Will Get a Big Blow! Old Tax Slab System May End, Will Not Get Any Exemption: Revenue Secretary

Taxpayers Will Get a Big Blow! Old Tax Slab System May End, Will Not Get Any Exemption: Revenue Secretary

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
In view of the rising inflation, the government is preparing to give a big blow to the taxpayers. The old...
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We Are In Talks With HR Heads Of Companies On Wage Code: Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav

We Are In Talks With HR Heads Of Companies On Wage Code: Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry is holding discussions with HR heads across sectors to address concerns over the Wage Code. Issues will be...
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Bombay High Court: Unregistered Agreement Can’t Be Enforced Under Employees Compensation Act To Seek Higher Compensation

Bombay High Court: Unregistered Agreement Can’t Be Enforced Under Employees Compensation Act To Seek Higher Compensation

Employees Compensation Act: Updates & Cases
An unregistered agreement between an employer and employee cannot be enforced to seek more compensation than what is already prescribed...
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Portal Issues Hit E-Nomination; EPFO Says Amid High User Visits

Portal Issues Hit E-Nomination; EPFO Says Amid High User Visits

EPF Updates & Cases
The mandatory process for updating nominee details for subscribers of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is facing issues with users...
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EPFO Added 13.95 Lac subscribers In November 2021

EPFO Added 13.95 Lac subscribers In November 2021

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees Provident Fund Organisation, or EPFO, has announced that it has added 13.95 lakh subscribers on a net basis in November...
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34.9% Of India Inc Ready To Implement New Labour Codes

34.9% Of India Inc Ready To Implement New Labour Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
India is slowly edging towards a new era in labour and employment law. According to a Labour Code survey report...
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Checklist To Consider While HR Budget Planning For 2022

Checklist To Consider While HR Budget Planning For 2022

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
HR Budget planning is a critical element of overall budget planning for any company. HR expenses range from 20% to 35%...
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How Employers Enforce Cell Phone Policies In The Workplace

How Employers Enforce Cell Phone Policies In The Workplace

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
The prevalence of smartphones requires employers to address the way their employees interact with devices in the workplace. Many companies...
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Labour Ministry, Industry Discuss Changes In Salary Structure For Work From Home

Labour Ministry, Industry Discuss Changes In Salary Structure For Work From Home

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
India's Labour Ministry is in talks with companies on a proposal seeking to change the salary structure for employees working...
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Budget 2022: Keeping Eyes Peeled For Tax Benefits On WFH Allowance

Budget 2022: Keeping Eyes Peeled For Tax Benefits On WFH Allowance

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
As hybrid and remote work become more commonplace, experts seek clarity from the Union Budget 2022 on tax implications for...
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Compensation & Benefits – Practical Training + Certificate

Compensation & Benefits – Practical Training + Certificate

Courses
● Online/Offline Courses ● Topics to be covered are: Fixed Pay, Variable Pay, Equity Pay, Other BenefitsDifference between Compensation &...
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Industrial Relations – Practical Training + Certificate

Industrial Relations – Practical Training + Certificate

Courses
● Online/Offline Courses ● Topics to be covered are: Factories Act, 1948Industrial Disputes Act, 1947Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act,...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) January To December 2021: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) January To December 2021: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central) Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Yearly Labor Law Updates Jan to Dec (2021) & Lists of all Holidays in year 2022, which includes Government and...
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Air India Employees Shift To EPFO

Air India Employees Shift To EPFO

EPF Updates & Cases
Till date, Air India employees were contributing in the provident fund and the money was channelized into two funds, AIEPF...
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Labour Ministry: Launch of Portal For Unorganised Workers Key Achievement

Labour Ministry: Launch of Portal For Unorganised Workers Key Achievement

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
While the Union Labour and Employment Ministry launched surveys on unorganised sector workers and started a portal for registering such...
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Why HR Tech is The Next Sunrise Sector For Start-ups In 2022

Why HR Tech is The Next Sunrise Sector For Start-ups In 2022

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The Covid-19 pandemic has finally brought into the limelight the much-maligned HR function in organisations.  As I am sure that...
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Supreme Court : Employee Has No Absolute Right To Be Represented In Departmental Proceedings Through Agent Of His Choice

Supreme Court : Employee Has No Absolute Right To Be Represented In Departmental Proceedings Through Agent Of His Choice

Dis. Proceeding - Domestic Inquiry
The Supreme Court on 4th January 2022 in the matter of The Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank (RMGB) & Anr. Vs Ramesh Chandra Meena &...
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Top HR Trends For 2022

Top HR Trends For 2022

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The last couple of years have brought about diverse changes in the HR industry. In fact, the increased push of...
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ITR Filing: These Taxpayers Can Still File Income Tax Return Without Any Late Fee

ITR Filing: These Taxpayers Can Still File Income Tax Return Without Any Late Fee

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The due date for income tax return (ITR) filing for AY 2021-22 is over and now people have chance to...
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Court Should Not Take On Record Comments Made During Mediation Or Settlement Proceedings: Supreme Court

Court Should Not Take On Record Comments Made During Mediation Or Settlement Proceedings: Supreme Court

Dis. Proceeding - Domestic Inquiry Labor Law: Case Study
The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that taking on record the comments made during the course of mediation or settlement...
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Union Budget 2022: Taxpayers Expecting Some Relief From FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Budget 2022: Taxpayers Expecting Some Relief From FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Will the upcoming Union Budget 2022 bring any tweaks to the existing income tax rates? Taxpayers are expecting some rebate or relief...
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Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Under ID Act 1947 and IR Code

Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Under ID Act 1947 and IR Code

ID Act: Updates & Cases Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Industrial Relations Code, 2020 states in its objectives that it aims to "minimize the friction between the employers and workers; provide...
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Supreme Court: Employee Has Right To Resign, Cannot Be Forced To Continue Unless Organisation Rule Stipulates It

Supreme Court: Employee Has Right To Resign, Cannot Be Forced To Continue Unless Organisation Rule Stipulates It

Labor Law: Case Study
When an employee has tendered his resignation, the company cannot force him to continue in its employment. This holds true...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of December-2021: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of December-2021: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central) Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Download: Official Gazette (All) The Kerala Minimum Wages Notification (Oct 2021) The Government of Kerala, Labour and Skills (E) Department...
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Key Takeaways From 2021: Notable HR Policies

Key Takeaways From 2021: Notable HR Policies

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The year of 2021 was the road of up and downs. The organisations showed their innate resilience to counter the...
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I-T department relaxes time till February 2022 for taxpayers to complete verification of FY’20 ITRs

I-T department relaxes time till February 2022 for taxpayers to complete verification of FY’20 ITRs

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Taxpayers who have not e-verified their ITRs for 2019-20 fiscal can complete the verification process by February 28, 2022, as...
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Labour Minister: States Told To Pre-Publish Labour Codes Rules

Labour Minister: States Told To Pre-Publish Labour Codes Rules

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav told the Rajya Sabha that the Centre was “pursuing with remaining State governments” to pre-publish rules...
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Companies May Cut HRA: Give Other Reimbursements To Employees Opting For Permanent WFH

Companies May Cut HRA: Give Other Reimbursements To Employees Opting For Permanent WFH

Work From Home: News & Updates
The labour ministry may soon allow employers to tweak the salary structure of existing employees who opt for work from home permanently....
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EPFO Payroll Data Of October 2021: 12.73 Lakh Net Subscribers Added

EPFO Payroll Data Of October 2021: 12.73 Lakh Net Subscribers Added

EPF Updates & Cases
The provisional payroll data of EPFO released on 20th December 2021 highlights that EPFO has added 12.73 lakh net subscribers during...
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Aiming At Work Life Balance: Most Indian Employees Don’t Want To Return To Offices

Aiming At Work Life Balance: Most Indian Employees Don’t Want To Return To Offices

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
After more than a year of remote working which allowed the employees to work from home, holiday destinations, and basically...
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1.2 M Join ESIC Social Security Scheme In October 2021

1.2 M Join ESIC Social Security Scheme In October 2021

ESI Updates & Cases
Around 1.219 million new members joined the Employee State Insurance Corporation-run social security scheme in October this year compared with 1.357 million...
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5 Movies Every HR Professional Must Watch In 2022

5 Movies Every HR Professional Must Watch In 2022

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR Medical Termination Of Pregnancy: Updates & Cases
Movies might be just seen as a source of entertainment. But for many years, the stories and the different characters...
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Major Glitches On EPF Portal: E-Nomination Filing Deadline Ends On December 31, Users Take To Twitter To Register Complain

Major Glitches On EPF Portal: E-Nomination Filing Deadline Ends On December 31, Users Take To Twitter To Register Complain

EPF Updates & Cases
Retirement fund body EPFO has been constantly reminding its subscribers to file their e-nomination before the December 31 deadline. The...
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Govt May Extend ITR Filing Deadline Beyond December 31, 2021

Govt May Extend ITR Filing Deadline Beyond December 31, 2021

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Union government is mulling extension of the deadline for filing Income Tax returns beyond December 31, 2021, CNBC-TV18 reported on December 27,...
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Govt Looking For Ways To Regulate WFH To Protect Employee Rights

Govt Looking For Ways To Regulate WFH To Protect Employee Rights

Work From Home: News & Updates
The government may come out with a comprehensive framework for work from home (WFH) that will define the liability of...
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EPFO Wage Subsidy Scheme Created 39.59 Lakh Jobs: MoS Labour & Employment

EPFO Wage Subsidy Scheme Created 39.59 Lakh Jobs: MoS Labour & Employment

EPF Updates & Cases
Minister of State for Labour & Employment, Rameshwar Teli in a written response informed the Parliament that, under the Atmanirbhar Bharat...
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ESIC: To Free Annual Check-Ups, Hospital Proposals

ESIC: To Free Annual Check-Ups, Hospital Proposals

ESI Updates & Cases
The ESIC announced an annual preventive health checkup programme for the Corporation’s insured members aged 40 years and above in...
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IT Employee Union With 11,000 Members Demand 100% Work From Home: Petition Sent To Maharashtra CM

IT Employee Union With 11,000 Members Demand 100% Work From Home: Petition Sent To Maharashtra CM

Work From Home: News & Updates
Amidst the Omicron variant scare across the globe, countries after closing down borders, and flights are getting stopped from the...
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18% GST On Entire Salary: Switching Job Without Serving Notice Period

18% GST On Entire Salary: Switching Job Without Serving Notice Period

Labor Law: Case Study
Many industries including the Information & Technology are witnessing high attrition right now as companies are scouting for talent to...
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Rameswar Teli: Centre Pursuing States To Frame Rules Under All Four Labour Codes

Rameswar Teli: Centre Pursuing States To Frame Rules Under All Four Labour Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The central government is pursuing with the state governments to frame the Rules under all four Labour Codes, the minister of...
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Centre Forms Four Panels To Look Into EPFO Functioning

Centre Forms Four Panels To Look Into EPFO Functioning

EPF Updates & Cases
The Union Government has formed four ad-hoc board-level committees to look into the functioning of different aspects of the Employees’...
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Supreme Court: Employee Won’t Lose Entitlement To Gratuity By Merely Opting To Extend Retirement Age To 60 Years

Supreme Court: Employee Won’t Lose Entitlement To Gratuity By Merely Opting To Extend Retirement Age To 60 Years

Gratuity: Updates & Case
The Supreme Court has held that mere exercise of option by an employee, to avail the benefit of extension of...
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UAN Aadhaar Linking: Deadline Extended To File Employee’s Details

UAN Aadhaar Linking: Deadline Extended To File Employee’s Details

EPF Updates & Cases
If your universal account number (UAN) is not yet seeded with Aadhaar, it’s better to complete the process with your...
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Is Remote Working Failing Young Employees?

Is Remote Working Failing Young Employees?

Work From Home: News & Updates
The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new era of workplace culture. The sudden restrictions and lockdowns made companies shift almost...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of November-2021: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of November-2021: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central) Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Enforcement Of Provisions Towards ESIC In Thanjavur and Coimbatore Districts of Tamil Nadu ESIC vide circular...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of October-2021: “The One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of October-2021: “The One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central) Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Download: Official Gazette (All) The Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2021 Government of Tamil Nadu vide notification No....
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State Wise Lists Of Holidays (2022) & EPF Form 11 (New)

State Wise Lists Of Holidays (2022) & EPF Form 11 (New)

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Lists of all Holidays in year 2022, which includes Government and National Holidays. Plan your year-end returns and official 2022...
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Problems With Remote Work: How HR Can Help Fix Them

Problems With Remote Work: How HR Can Help Fix Them

Work From Home: News & Updates
It may have been a saving grace in the face of a pandemic, but there are problems with remote work....
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Employee Branding And Why Company Needs It

Employee Branding And Why Company Needs It

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
A good starting point for defining this term is thinking of it as how your company is perceived by current...
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HR’s Role in Employee Training & Development

HR’s Role in Employee Training & Development

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Highly engaged employees are usually the most productive, positive, dedicated ones. They’re willing to go above and beyond their job expectations...
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Talent War: India’s Midsized IT Firms Actively Upskilling & Hiring Freshers

Talent War: India’s Midsized IT Firms Actively Upskilling & Hiring Freshers

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In the face of record-high attrition that is hurting even their larger peers, India's mid-sized IT firms are pulling out all the...
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EPFO Decision: Don’t Have To Get PF Fund Transferred

EPFO Decision: Don’t Have To Get PF Fund Transferred

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation or EPFO has approved the development of centralised IT-enabled systems after which employees will not...
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Trade Unions Set To Intensify Protests against Labour Laws

Trade Unions Set To Intensify Protests against Labour Laws

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
After the PM's announcement that the controversial farm laws will be repealed, central trade unions have decided to intensify their protests against the labour laws,...
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6 Employee Lifecycle Workflows

6 Employee Lifecycle Workflows

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
All businesses are different, which means your employees will experience their own unique lifecycles. Perfection is unrealistic, but what you...
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ESIC Scheme Adds 13.22 Lakh New Members In August 2021

ESIC Scheme Adds 13.22 Lakh New Members In August 2021

ESI Updates & Cases
A little over 13.22 lakh new subscribers joined the social security scheme run by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)...
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Upskill And Repeat To Be a Part of Future-Ready Workforce

Upskill And Repeat To Be a Part of Future-Ready Workforce

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Upskilling has no doubt become a buzzword in recent years, and with good reason. Especially over the past 18 months,...
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E-Shram Card Benefits : Many Benefits Are Available, See Here

E-Shram Card Benefits : Many Benefits Are Available, See Here

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
Benefits of Pradhan Mantri E-Shram Card This scheme was started to give the benefit of the corona epidemic, which affected...
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Life Certificate For Pensioners: Step-By-Step Guide To Generate Jeevan Pramaan Online

Life Certificate For Pensioners: Step-By-Step Guide To Generate Jeevan Pramaan Online

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Life certificate acts as an essential document for pensioners across the country to keep receiving their monthly allowance without any...
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Skills Gap is A Very Healthy Sign of Change: Kohler’s Global L&D Head

Skills Gap is A Very Healthy Sign of Change: Kohler’s Global L&D Head

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
While the skills gap coexists with the talent crisis, leaders struggle through the two in order to find the right...
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Income Tax: Form 26AS Info List To Include Foreign Remittances, Mutual Funds

Income Tax: Form 26AS Info List To Include Foreign Remittances, Mutual Funds

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Income Tax Department has expanded scope information included in Form 26AS to include more high-value financial transactions and additional information....
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EPFO Adds 14.81 Lakh Net Subscribers In August 2021

EPFO Adds 14.81 Lakh Net Subscribers In August 2021

EPF Updates & Cases
The provisional payroll data of EPFO released on 20th October, 2021 highlights that EPFO has added around 14.81 lakh net subscribers...
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Seven Ways In Which Taxpayers Can Reduce Their Tax Liability

Seven Ways In Which Taxpayers Can Reduce Their Tax Liability

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Nobody in this world likes to pay tax. If you have taxable income there is no way you can avoid...
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Five Challenges In Workforce Management

Five Challenges In Workforce Management

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Despite the efforts of HR and business leaders, workforce management often falls short of its goal to inspire extraordinary performance...
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Supreme Court: Part-Time Staff Not Entitled To Seek Regularisation

Supreme Court: Part-Time Staff Not Entitled To Seek Regularisation

Labor Law: Case Study
The Supreme Court has held that part-time employees are not entitled to seek regularisation as they are not working against...
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Claiming Deductions Under Section 80C To 80U Under Old Tax Regime While Filing ITR

Claiming Deductions Under Section 80C To 80U Under Old Tax Regime While Filing ITR

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
If you are someone who has opted for the old, existing tax regime, then once you have filled in all...
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Labour Rights: Are IT Employees ‘Workers’?

Labour Rights: Are IT Employees ‘Workers’?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
This seemingly inane question is loaded with great implications for the six million-strong IT industry workforce in terms of their...
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Examining The Role of Employee Data Tracking In New Normal

Examining The Role of Employee Data Tracking In New Normal

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
When lockdown was first announced in different parts of the world, everyone thought it would be temporary, and we would...
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World’s Most Sought-After Employers & Employment Trends In 2021

World’s Most Sought-After Employers & Employment Trends In 2021

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Universum hosted its 13th annual virtual event this month to reveal the world’s most attractive employers and employment trends, and...
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Supreme Court: Civil Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Entertain Suit Structured On Provisions of Industrial Disputes Act

Supreme Court: Civil Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Entertain Suit Structured On Provisions of Industrial Disputes Act

ID Act: Updates & Cases
Civil court lacks jurisdiction to entertain suit structured on provisions of Industrial Disputes Act: SC - The Economic Times A...
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Supreme Court: Services Rendered By Adhoc Employees Prior To Regularization Cannot Be Counted For Purpose Of Seniority

Supreme Court: Services Rendered By Adhoc Employees Prior To Regularization Cannot Be Counted For Purpose Of Seniority

Labor Law: Case Study
Services Rendered By Adhoc Employees Prior To Regularization Cannot Be Counted For Purpose Of Seniority: Supreme Court The Supreme Court...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of September-2021: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of September-2021: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Declaration Of Holiday In Haryana For Bye-Election Government of Haryana vide notification No.Elec-2021/IR-II/PSCE/Hol/ has declared 12th...
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How To Submit Digital Life Certificate Online On Or Before 30th November 2021?

How To Submit Digital Life Certificate Online On Or Before 30th November 2021?

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
The deadline for pensioners to submit their Digital Life Certificate (DLC) at Jeevan Pramaan Centres (JPCs) in Head Post Offices...
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Provident Fund: Can’t Withdraw Offline, If Aadhar Linked With UAN

Provident Fund: Can’t Withdraw Offline, If Aadhar Linked With UAN

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
According to the report of Zee Business, EPFO ​​​​has changed a rule to withdraw provident fund. Under this new provision, individuals...
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Supreme Court: Dependent Cannot Seek Compassionate Appointment On Higher Post Than Held By Deceased Employee

Supreme Court: Dependent Cannot Seek Compassionate Appointment On Higher Post Than Held By Deceased Employee

Labor Law: Case Study
The Supreme Court  observed that a dependent/applicant cannot seek compassionate appointment on the higher post than what was held by...
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Labour Ministry Launches Fieldwork For Survey Of Workers In The Unorganised Sector

Labour Ministry Launches Fieldwork For Survey Of Workers In The Unorganised Sector

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Ministry of Labour and Employment on Sunday (3 October), while commemorating the 101st foundation day of Labour Bureau, launched...
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Ministry of Labour & Employment And Microsoft India Collaborate To Skill 10 Million Jobseekers

Ministry of Labour & Employment And Microsoft India Collaborate To Skill 10 Million Jobseekers

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Microsoft India announced a partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) to launch DigiSaksham - a collaborative digital...
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3 Types of Income Tax Benefits Available For Education

3 Types of Income Tax Benefits Available For Education

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Education has potential to improve quality of life of individuals in geometric progression velocity. The government also provides certain reliefs...
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EPFO UAN: If Forgot, Active UAN At Home

EPFO UAN: If Forgot, Active UAN At Home

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
EPFO ​​i.e. Employees' Provident Fund Organization issues Universal Account Number (UAN) to each of its members. With the help of UAN...
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Toyota Terminates 45 Workers For ‘Misconduct’ After Inquiry

Toyota Terminates 45 Workers For ‘Misconduct’ After Inquiry

Dis. Proceeding - Domestic Inquiry
Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM) on Saturday terminated 45 of its workers for “proven misconduct” following an inquiry. Employees’ union, however,...
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Challenging Constitutional Validity of The Provision of Maternity Benefit Act: Supreme Court Issued a Notice to Central Government

Challenging Constitutional Validity of The Provision of Maternity Benefit Act: Supreme Court Issued a Notice to Central Government

Maternity Act Updates & Cases
New Delhi, Pretr. The constitutional validity of a provision of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, entitlement of 12 weeks of maternity...
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Supreme Court On Vicarious Liability: Top Management of Company Can’t Be Prosecuted In Absence Of Specific Allegation Against Them

Supreme Court On Vicarious Liability: Top Management of Company Can’t Be Prosecuted In Absence Of Specific Allegation Against Them

Labor Law: Case Study
Observing that vicarious liability cannot be imputed automatically on the Top Management for an offence committed by the company in...
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Retaining Top Talent Through Strong Employment Branding

Retaining Top Talent Through Strong Employment Branding

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
With the unemployment rate hitting a record low recently, the fight to find and retain top-notch talent is intensifying. A...
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5 Hiring Trends To Reinvent Your Recruiting Strategy

5 Hiring Trends To Reinvent Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Recruitment & Talent Acquisition: Updates & Cases
Do you remember "Po," the famous character from the movie Kung Fu Panda? As much as you might have enjoyed...
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The Great War For Talent

The Great War For Talent

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Human resource departments in organisations are highly commercial and need-oriented. Organizations, in particular, should now emphasize on being tactical and...
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Supreme Court: Irrigation Department Of State Not An ‘Industrial Establishment’ Under Section 25L Of ID Act

Supreme Court: Irrigation Department Of State Not An ‘Industrial Establishment’ Under Section 25L Of ID Act

ID Act: Updates & Cases
Source: livelaw Observing that the Irrigation Department of the State of Madhya Pradesh is not an "Industrial Establishment" under Section...
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‘Right To Life Above Right To Employment’: SC On Firecracker Ban

‘Right To Life Above Right To Employment’: SC On Firecracker Ban

Child Labor: Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court on Tuesday told firecracker manufacturers that the right to life of innocent citizens was more precious than...
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Supreme Court: Retrospective Seniority Cannot Be Claimed From A Date When An Employee Is Not Even Borne In Service

Supreme Court: Retrospective Seniority Cannot Be Claimed From A Date When An Employee Is Not Even Borne In Service

Labor Law: Case Study
Retrospective Seniority Cannot Be Claimed From A Date When An Employee Is Not Even Borne In Service: Supreme Court Retrospective...
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Everything You Should Know Before Talking To HR About A Problem At Work

Everything You Should Know Before Talking To HR About A Problem At Work

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
If you’re like a lot of people at work, you’re not entirely sure what HR does—and when you should or...
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Code On Wages, 2019: Impact Analysis On Salary Structure, Take Home Salary And Retirement Benefits

Code On Wages, 2019: Impact Analysis On Salary Structure, Take Home Salary And Retirement Benefits

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
There is lot of buzz in the industry on effective date for implementation of new labor laws and their impact...
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For Many Employees In India, It Looks Like The Beginning Of The End Of WFH

For Many Employees In India, It Looks Like The Beginning Of The End Of WFH

Work From Home: News & Updates
Procter & Gamble, Wipro, HDFC, Axis Bank, Yes Bank and Deloitte are among the top corporates getting ready to re-open their offices as the steel-and-glass...
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Bombay High Court: Issues Guidelines To Shield Anonymity, No Media Reporting, Public Disclosure Of POSH Case Judgments Without Prior Approval

Bombay High Court: Issues Guidelines To Shield Anonymity, No Media Reporting, Public Disclosure Of POSH Case Judgments Without Prior Approval

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
The Bombay High Court, issuing guidelines for cases regarding Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplaces, has directed that such...
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Supreme Court: Resignation Once Accepted Can’t Be Withdrawn Citing Mere Delay In Relieving Employee

Supreme Court: Resignation Once Accepted Can’t Be Withdrawn Citing Mere Delay In Relieving Employee

Labor Law: Case Study
Resignation Once Accepted Can't Be Withdrawn Citing Mere Delay In Relieving Employee : Supreme Court The Supreme Court has observed...
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Problems & Thier Solution: Registration On The E-Shram Portal

Problems & Thier Solution: Registration On The E-Shram Portal

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
According to the Economic Survey 2019-20, there are an estimated 38 crore unorganized workers in the country, who have been...
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Petition In SC Seeking Social Security Benefits For Uber, Ola, Swiggy, Zomato Employees

Petition In SC Seeking Social Security Benefits For Uber, Ola, Swiggy, Zomato Employees

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Ppetition has been filed in the Supreme Court urging the Court to direct the Central Government to extend social security...
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Penalty Under Section 272A(2)(k) Can’t Be Imposed Merely For Delay in Filing Quarterly TDS Statement: ITAT Grants Relief To TSMSIDC

Penalty Under Section 272A(2)(k) Can’t Be Imposed Merely For Delay in Filing Quarterly TDS Statement: ITAT Grants Relief To TSMSIDC

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
In a major relief to Telangana State Medical Services Infrastructure Development Corporation (TSMSIDC), the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal ( ITAT...
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Can You Claim Income Tax Benefit On HRA If Living With Parents During Work From Home?

Can You Claim Income Tax Benefit On HRA If Living With Parents During Work From Home?

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Tax exemption on House Rent Allowance (HRA) is an important benefit available to salaried persons. HRA comes as a part...
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Supreme Court: Reinstatement With Full Back Wages Is Not Automatic In Every Case Of Illegal Termination / Dismissal

Supreme Court: Reinstatement With Full Back Wages Is Not Automatic In Every Case Of Illegal Termination / Dismissal

Labor Law: Case Study
The Supreme Court reiterated that reinstatement with full back wages is not automatic in every case, where termination / dismissal...
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Modi Govt’s E-Shram Takes Digital Literacy As Granted: Won’t Help Unorganised Sector Workers

Modi Govt’s E-Shram Takes Digital Literacy As Granted: Won’t Help Unorganised Sector Workers

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
The Ministry of Labour and Employment launched the e-Shram portal recently to develop a national database of unorganised workers. The ministry estimates that there are 38...
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How Companies Attract And Retain Talent Will Determine The Broader Talent Implications: Amy Goldfinger

How Companies Attract And Retain Talent Will Determine The Broader Talent Implications: Amy Goldfinger

Recruitment & Talent Acquisition: Updates & Cases
Amy leads global talent at Walmart, the Fortune #1 company. Previously, she co-led the Global Human Resources Advisory Practice at...
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Tackling Employee Resignations Through The Process Of Cognitive Intelligence

Tackling Employee Resignations Through The Process Of Cognitive Intelligence

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Employees around the world are rethinking what actually ‘work’ means, how they spend time and  how they’re being valued at...
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India Will Benefit From Agile Labour Codes: Look At China, Bangladesh And Vietnam For Results

India Will Benefit From Agile Labour Codes: Look At China, Bangladesh And Vietnam For Results

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Most of India’s labour laws were framed shortly after independence when it was a predominantly manufacturing/agrarian economy, often stuck in...
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Labour Codes: Draft Rules Released By 15 States, Yet Reforms May Not Be Rolled Out In FY22

Labour Codes: Draft Rules Released By 15 States, Yet Reforms May Not Be Rolled Out In FY22

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
As many as 15 states have prepared draft rules under the four labour codes passed by Parliament between between 2019...
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Supreme Court: ID Act – Burden Is On Employee To Prove He Was Not Gainfully Employed After Dismissal

Supreme Court: ID Act – Burden Is On Employee To Prove He Was Not Gainfully Employed After Dismissal

ID Act: Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court on September 24 observed that whether an employee has been able to discharge the burden that he...
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Income Tax New E-Filing Portal: Know The List of New Services Available Now

Income Tax New E-Filing Portal: Know The List of New Services Available Now

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Information Technology giant Infosys acknowledged that some customers proceed to expertise difficulties in accessing the earnings tax portal and...
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EPFO: What Are The Benefits of UAN, How To Activate

EPFO: What Are The Benefits of UAN, How To Activate

EPF Updates & Cases
UAN number is very important for all the members of EPFO. Through this only your account details can be easily known. When...
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Four Labour Codes Unlikely To Be Implemented This Fiscal

Four Labour Codes Unlikely To Be Implemented This Fiscal

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
he four labour codes are unlikely to be implemented this fiscal in view of slow progress on the drafting of...
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NPS Offers Triple Income Tax Benefits

NPS Offers Triple Income Tax Benefits

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Question: Is the NPS (National Pension System) fully exempt now i.e. EEE? Is the employer’s contribution fully exempt in addition...
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How HRs Can Get Inspiration From RJs in The Virtual Workplace?

How HRs Can Get Inspiration From RJs in The Virtual Workplace?

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
It was a rainy Sunday afternoon. As I sat down near my window, sipping tea and listening to the radio,...
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IT Companies Offering Up to 120% Salary Hikes To These Professionals: Report

IT Companies Offering Up to 120% Salary Hikes To These Professionals: Report

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Covid-19 brought with it calamity on health and economic front, as well as troubles for the corporate sector. Companies had...
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Digital Life Certificate Submission By Pensioners To Start From October 1, 2021

Digital Life Certificate Submission By Pensioners To Start From October 1, 2021

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Submission of Digital Life Certificate by various pensioners will soon begin at Jeevan Pramaan Centres (JPCs) at Head Post Offices...
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Sexual Harassment Cases At Offices Decline In FY21

Sexual Harassment Cases At Offices Decline In FY21

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
Sexual harassment cases at workplaces in India’s largest companies fell sharply in the last financial year as these organizations shifted...
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Scope of ESIC’s Medical Scheme Will Increase, Standing Committee Has Submitted a Proposal

Scope of ESIC’s Medical Scheme Will Increase, Standing Committee Has Submitted a Proposal

ESI Updates & Cases
Employees working in the private sector can get a big relief this month. The preparations to increase the coverage of the...
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Supreme Court: No Compassionate Job To Daughter Who Got Divorced After Death Of Employee

Supreme Court: No Compassionate Job To Daughter Who Got Divorced After Death Of Employee

Labor Law: Case Study
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a deceased government employee's daughter who got divorced after the death of the staff would...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of August-2021: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of August-2021: “One Clik”

EPF Updates & Cases Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) The Amendments Under The Madhya Pradesh Child Labour (Prohibition And Regulation) Rules,1993 Government of Madhya Pradesh...
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PF Update: 8.5% Interest To Be Credited Before Diwali, Check PF Balance Via SMS, Missed call

PF Update: 8.5% Interest To Be Credited Before Diwali, Check PF Balance Via SMS, Missed call

EPF Updates & Cases
Providing the much needed relief to over 6 lakh PF Subscribers, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is expected to...
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Candidate Hiring Experience Is Critical To Attracting The Top Talent

Candidate Hiring Experience Is Critical To Attracting The Top Talent

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Businesses place a lot of value on customer experience. From the logo, to the UI/UX, the service, the products -...
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ITR Filing Relief Rules Notified For Pensioners

ITR Filing Relief Rules Notified For Pensioners

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified rules and forms granting relief from filing tax returns to pensioners...
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Top Mistakes To Avoid While Filing Income Tax Return (ITR) For AY 2021-22

Top Mistakes To Avoid While Filing Income Tax Return (ITR) For AY 2021-22

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
ITR filing is mandatory for all individuals whose income is over Rs 2.5 lakh and is aged under 60 years....
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Supreme Court: Employee Not Estopped From Challenging Terms & Conditions Of Employment If It Violates Statutory Requirement

Supreme Court: Employee Not Estopped From Challenging Terms & Conditions Of Employment If It Violates Statutory Requirement

Labor Law: Case Study
The Supreme Court observed that employee is not estopped from questioning terms and condition of employment at a stage where...
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EPFO ​​Has Issued Important Information For 6 Crore Account Holders

EPFO ​​Has Issued Important Information For 6 Crore Account Holders

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi. If you are also a PF account holder then there is important news for you. Actually, Employees' Provident Fund has...
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L&E Minister: Implementing Social Security Code A Priority

L&E Minister: Implementing Social Security Code A Priority

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
No timeline for rolling out 4 labour codes yet Implementing the Code on Social Security, 2020 and bringing the maximum...
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To Engage Employees In A Hybrid World Of Work, Create A Culture Of Accountability: Pravin Prakash, BYJU’S

To Engage Employees In A Hybrid World Of Work, Create A Culture Of Accountability: Pravin Prakash, BYJU’S

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The emerging hybrid world of work is shifting conventional HR practices. With the possibility of a long-term remote work option...
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E-Shram Portal Launched, Budget of Rs 404 Crore Approved, 5 Special Updates Related To Portal

E-Shram Portal Launched, Budget of Rs 404 Crore Approved, 5 Special Updates Related To Portal

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
To maintain a database of workers in the unorganized sector, the government on Thursday launched the e-Shram portal. It has been...
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Income-Tax: Deadline For Filing Returns Extended Till December 31

Income-Tax: Deadline For Filing Returns Extended Till December 31

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on September 9 extended the deadline for filing of income-tax returns for FY...
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Unorganised Workers To Be Brought Under ESIC

Unorganised Workers To Be Brought Under ESIC

ESI Updates & Cases
ESIC has also decided to extend unemployment allowance under Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana up to June 30, 2022. The...
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ESIC: Key Decisions Announced At The 185th Meeting

ESIC: Key Decisions Announced At The 185th Meeting

ESI Updates & Cases
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has conducted its 185th meeting today held at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. A slew of important decisions...
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Microsoft: Work From Home Blocks Innovation, Teamwork & Productivity

Microsoft: Work From Home Blocks Innovation, Teamwork & Productivity

Work From Home: News & Updates
Researchers in the study looked at data from over 61,000 employees at the company from December 2019 -- right before the pandemic...
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The Evolving Role of HR

The Evolving Role of HR

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Aarif Aziz The day that stands out in my memory would be May 3, 2021. This was around the...
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Supreme Court: Employee Cannot Insist On Transfer To A Particular Place; It’s For Employer To Decide

Supreme Court: Employee Cannot Insist On Transfer To A Particular Place; It’s For Employer To Decide

Labor Law: Case Study
Employee Cannot Insist On Transfer To A Particular Place; It's For Employer To Decide: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on...
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Madras HC: Personal Feuds At Workplace Not Sexual Harassment

Madras HC: Personal Feuds At Workplace Not Sexual Harassment

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
Justice N Sathish Kumar, who had initially granted an interim stay in the execution of the Commission’s order, set it...
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E-Shram Portal : Registration, Shramik Card And Process

E-Shram Portal : Registration, Shramik Card And Process

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
E Shram Portal The name of this E Shram card is the Unique Identification Number Card and the name of...
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E-Shram Card Online Registration: Direct Link, Benefits, Eligibility, How To Apply

E-Shram Card Online Registration: Direct Link, Benefits, Eligibility, How To Apply

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
The central government has announced a sum of Rs 2.0 Lakh Accidental Insurance cover to every registered unorganized worker on...
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Why Companies Should Not Have A Long And Rigid Notice Period For Their Employees

Why Companies Should Not Have A Long And Rigid Notice Period For Their Employees

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Can one stay with the ex-girlfriend for just three months so that both of them can handle the “transition” period...
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Govt Notifies Rules For Interest On PF Contribution: How It Will Be Calculated

Govt Notifies Rules For Interest On PF Contribution: How It Will Be Calculated

EPF Updates & Cases Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently notified Income Tax rules in which interest income accrued in the provident...
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1.5 Mn Indians Lost Jobs In Aug As Unemployment Rate Soars

1.5 Mn Indians Lost Jobs In Aug As Unemployment Rate Soars

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Over 1.5 million people from both the formal and informal sectors lost their jobs in August, reversing some of the gains made...
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Provident Fund To Be Split Into 2 Accounts – Taxable And Non-Taxable

Provident Fund To Be Split Into 2 Accounts – Taxable And Non-Taxable

EPF Updates & Cases Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Centre has notified new income tax rules under which the existing provident fund (PF) accounts will be split into...
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Supreme Court: Gives A Nod To Withholding Employees’ Gratuity For Recovery Of Dues

Supreme Court: Gives A Nod To Withholding Employees’ Gratuity For Recovery Of Dues

Gratuity: Updates & Case
The Apex Court, vide its order dated December 15, 2020, in Steel Authority of India Limited vs. Raghbendra Singh & Ors,...
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New Rules On Auto-Debit Payments To ITR Filing: 5 Money Tasks That You Must Complete This Month

New Rules On Auto-Debit Payments To ITR Filing: 5 Money Tasks That You Must Complete This Month

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The month of September is important as there are five important money tasks that must be completed this month. In...
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PF: How To Merge Two Or More EPF Accounts

PF: How To Merge Two Or More EPF Accounts

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
If you are someone who has switched jobs more than once, then it is important for you to merge all...
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Bombay High Court: Equal Pay For Equal Work Isn’t A Fundamental Right

Bombay High Court: Equal Pay For Equal Work Isn’t A Fundamental Right

Labor Law: Case Study
The Bombay High Court bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and Rohit Deo at the Nagpur bench has held that "equal...
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Incomplete Nomination Data Stalls EPFO Claims

Incomplete Nomination Data Stalls EPFO Claims

EPF Updates & Cases
Incomplete nomination data stalls EPFO claims | Goa News - Times of India Failure to put on record one’s dependents...
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Govt May Allow Portability Of Social Security Numbers

Govt May Allow Portability Of Social Security Numbers

EPF Updates & Cases
The Union government is likely to effect a social security number portability across the formal and informal sector to cope with the...
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Officials: Labour Benefits Portability On Cards

Officials: Labour Benefits Portability On Cards

E-Shram Portal: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry is developing a mechanism to allow portability of social security benefits when a worker shifts from formal...
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Govt Extends Deadline For Filing Of Various Forms Under Income Tax Act

Govt Extends Deadline For Filing Of Various Forms Under Income Tax Act

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Finance Ministry on Sunday extended the deadlines for e-filing of various forms that come under the Income-Tax Act, 1961...
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Provident Fund: File EPF Nominations Digitally To Avail Benefits

Provident Fund: File EPF Nominations Digitally To Avail Benefits

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
The Provident Fund subscribers, here comes an important update for you. You must file you EPF nominations digitally soon to...
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UIDAI: Aadhaar-EPFO Linking Facility Working Fine, No Outages Observed

UIDAI: Aadhaar-EPFO Linking Facility Working Fine, No Outages Observed

Updates: Aadhar - PAN
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has refuted reports of outages in the Aadhaar-EPFO linking facility. The Aadhaar-issuing authority stated...
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Madras HC: Can’t Have Discrimination In Granting Maternity Leave

Madras HC: Can’t Have Discrimination In Granting Maternity Leave

Maternity Act Updates & Cases
The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there cannot be any discrimination between regularised and non-regularised married women government servants...
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SC Refers Pleas On EPFO Scheme To Larger Bench

SC Refers Pleas On EPFO Scheme To Larger Bench

EPF Updates & Cases
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court will now determine the validity of the amendments introduced to the Employee Pension...
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Karnataka Govt To IT Companies On ORR: Extend Work From Home Till Dec 2022, Cut Traffic For Metro Sake

Karnataka Govt To IT Companies On ORR: Extend Work From Home Till Dec 2022, Cut Traffic For Metro Sake

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The department of electronics, IT, BT and science and technology has sent a letter advising IT companies and parks located...
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Who Retains Top IT Talent: TCS, Accenture, Infosys or Wipro?

Who Retains Top IT Talent: TCS, Accenture, Infosys or Wipro?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Over the last few months, IT professionals are switching organisations due to which the companies are coming under pressure. At...
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Indian IT Firms Brace For High Employee Attrition

Indian IT Firms Brace For High Employee Attrition

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Demand for digital talent is overwhelming in current times. As organisations across the globe turn to tap digital routes to...
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TCS To Introduce Hybrid Work Model As Employees Return To Office Space

TCS To Introduce Hybrid Work Model As Employees Return To Office Space

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been operational for over 40 years. The company has not opted for remote working ever. However, with the...
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Supreme Court On EPF Pension Case: Larger Bench To Decide If There Is Cut-Off Date For Option Under Para 11(3) Of EPS

Supreme Court On EPF Pension Case: Larger Bench To Decide If There Is Cut-Off Date For Option Under Para 11(3) Of EPS

EPF Updates & Cases
EPF Pension Case : Supreme Court Larger Bench To Decide If There Is Cut-Off Date For Option Under Para 11(3)...
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HR Analytics – Practical Training + Certificate

HR Analytics – Practical Training + Certificate

Courses
● Online/Offline Courses ● Topics to be covered are: Module I - Basics of Analytics Module II - HR Analytics...
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Centre To Pay PF Share Of Certain Employers, Employees Till 2022

Centre To Pay PF Share Of Certain Employers, Employees Till 2022

EPF Updates & Cases
Clarification: The finance minister made the below remarks while reiterating the announcements made in Atmanirbhar Bharat Package last year, ANI clarified...
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3 Tips For Adopting New HR Tech With A People-First Approach

3 Tips For Adopting New HR Tech With A People-First Approach

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
The pandemic changed the world of work forever. There's no better example than the meteoric rise in HR tech options....
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9 Best Practices To Keep Employee Satisfaction High

9 Best Practices To Keep Employee Satisfaction High

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
What is Employee Satisfaction? Employee satisfaction is the level of happiness or contentment an employee feels for his/her job. Employee...
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CBDT Issues Income-Tax (24th Amendment) Rules, 2021 Further To Amend Income-Tax Rules, 1962

CBDT Issues Income-Tax (24th Amendment) Rules, 2021 Further To Amend Income-Tax Rules, 1962

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) hereby makes Income-tax (24th Amendment) Rules, 2021 further to amend Income-tax Rules, 1962,...
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From Human Capital To Human Experience: The Components Of Employee Experience

From Human Capital To Human Experience: The Components Of Employee Experience

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The COVID19 global pandemic has transformed the world of work. But thanks to digital technologies, many companies have been able...
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4 Key Skills To Remain Relevant In 21st Century Job Market

4 Key Skills To Remain Relevant In 21st Century Job Market

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In the now-popular words of the late American futurist Alvin Toffler, "The illiterate of the 21st century will not be...
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Kerala High Court: Allows Medical Termination Of 22 Weeks Old Pregnancy, Cannot Take Away Freedom To Choose

Kerala High Court: Allows Medical Termination Of 22 Weeks Old Pregnancy, Cannot Take Away Freedom To Choose

Medical Termination Of Pregnancy: Updates & Cases
The Kerala High Court recently ruled that the freedom of a pregnant woman to make a choice regarding the continuance of her...
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5 Tea Companies In India That Take CSR Seriously

5 Tea Companies In India That Take CSR Seriously

CSR: Updates & Cases
As one of the largest producers and consumers of tea, India is at the centre of the global tea industry....
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EPF: Fraud Sparks Scrutiny At EPFO Offices

EPF: Fraud Sparks Scrutiny At EPFO Offices

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will scrutinize all transactions especially recent ones, including those of the previous financial year,...
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Uttar Pradesh Amends Key Labour Law, Abolishes Imprisonment

Uttar Pradesh Amends Key Labour Law, Abolishes Imprisonment

Labor Law Updates (Central)
In a move that will provide a huge relief to industrialists and also help to attract more investors to set...
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Supreme Court On EPF Pension Case: To Consider If Reference To Larger Bench Is Needed In View Of ‘RC Gupta’ Decision

Supreme Court On EPF Pension Case: To Consider If Reference To Larger Bench Is Needed In View Of ‘RC Gupta’ Decision

EPF Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to consider the issue whether to refer to a larger Bench, the appeals filed...
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Supreme Court: High Courts Assumed Exercise Of Option Wasn’t Necessary For Pension Above Upper Limit, EPFO Argues In SC

Supreme Court: High Courts Assumed Exercise Of Option Wasn’t Necessary For Pension Above Upper Limit, EPFO Argues In SC

EPF Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard the arguments of the Employees Provident Fund Organization in the appeal filed by it...
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Inclusion Of AI In HR Operations

Inclusion Of AI In HR Operations

Artificial Intelligence: Updates & Cases
The advent of AI has disrupted technology to heights unimaginable. It has been seeping into newer spheres and domains -...
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Does Location Still Matter For Talent Management?

Does Location Still Matter For Talent Management?

Recruitment & Talent Acquisition: Updates & Cases
When the coronavirus pandemic is “over,” what will become of remote work? For some 1.25 billion knowledge workers, this question is...
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Income Tax Portal: Redefining Tax Compliance And Assessment

Income Tax Portal: Redefining Tax Compliance And Assessment

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
By Dr. Suresh Surana, Founder – RSM India The Income Tax portal is a crucial interface between the Income Tax...
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Availment Of ITC On Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Availment Of ITC On Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

CSR: Updates & Cases
It has been 4 years since GST came into force, yet there is no clarity with respect to certain major...
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Hindu Undivided Family Can Be A Tax-Saving Tool

Hindu Undivided Family Can Be A Tax-Saving Tool

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
People keep searching for tax-saving tools. But did you know that there is an effective tax-saving mechanism right in your...
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Strengthening The Human Element In Human Resources

Strengthening The Human Element In Human Resources

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
It is over a year and a half since the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic, and exhaustion, loss, and...
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Tackling Return-To-Workplace Challenges

Tackling Return-To-Workplace Challenges

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Ensuring safety and hygiene, managing psychological fear, dealing with change, and  implementing flexible work arrangements are some key challenges organisations...
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Provident Fund Losses Force Air India To Pay Its Staff Lower Than EPFO Rate

Provident Fund Losses Force Air India To Pay Its Staff Lower Than EPFO Rate

EPF Updates & Cases
Air India is paying much less than the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)-approved interest rate on provident fund savings of its employees that...
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Supreme Court: Payment Of Gratuity Act – No Retrospective Effect For 2010 Amendment Enhancing Gratuity Upper Limit As Rs 10 Lakhs

Supreme Court: Payment Of Gratuity Act – No Retrospective Effect For 2010 Amendment Enhancing Gratuity Upper Limit As Rs 10 Lakhs

Gratuity: Updates & Case
The Supreme Court has observed that 2010 amendment of Payment of Gratuity Act 1972 is not retrospective. As per the...
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Reimagining Workplace With Well-Being At The Core: Essar CHRO

Reimagining Workplace With Well-Being At The Core: Essar CHRO

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In an exclusive conversation with People Matters, Kaustubh Sonalkar, Group President Human Resource, Essar, and CEO – Essar Foundation takes...
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Labour Codes: Rollout To Be Delayed Further Beyond October 1 Deadline

Labour Codes: Rollout To Be Delayed Further Beyond October 1 Deadline

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Implementation of rules under the four labour codes passed between 2019 and 2020 is likely to be delayed further beyond...
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PM: Assures To Resolve Issues Of EPS-95 Pensioners

PM: Assures To Resolve Issues Of EPS-95 Pensioners

EPF Updates & Cases
PM assures to resolve issues of EPS-95 pensioners | Nagpur News - Times of India Nagpur: Raising hope for over...
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Study: More Than 50% Companies Use AI To Transform Their Talent Management Processes

Study: More Than 50% Companies Use AI To Transform Their Talent Management Processes

Artificial Intelligence: Updates & Cases
By: Anushree Sharma Eightfold AI, the provider of the Talent Intelligence Platform, released its annual report, HR’s Future State 2021,...
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We Want Our People To Do Their Best Work From Wherever They Are Most Productive: CHRO, Neustar

We Want Our People To Do Their Best Work From Wherever They Are Most Productive: CHRO, Neustar

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Carey Pellock  is EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer at Neustar.  As head of Neustar’s Human Resources and Facilities functions,...
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Indeed: The Right Talent Will Bring In The Right Future

Indeed: The Right Talent Will Bring In The Right Future

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The future of people and work has been significantly transformed and challenged by the new normal. Organizations all over are...
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Implementation Of Video To Evolve Traditional HR Landscape

Implementation Of Video To Evolve Traditional HR Landscape

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Identifying and onboarding the right talent is the key function of Human Resources. In a competitive business landscape, the quality...
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Employee Recognition Programs: Types, Benefits And Best Practices

Employee Recognition Programs: Types, Benefits And Best Practices

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
As “People Glue” author Ian Hutchinson rightfully said, “Your number one customers are your people. Look after your employees first and then...
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Employee Recognition And 6 Powerful Ways To Implement It

Employee Recognition And 6 Powerful Ways To Implement It

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Employee Recognition is acknowledging an individual or team for their hard work, efforts, and accomplishments in the organization. Employee Recognition...
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IT Dept To Refund Excess Interest, Late Fee Charged Due To Software Error While Filing ITR FY21

IT Dept To Refund Excess Interest, Late Fee Charged Due To Software Error While Filing ITR FY21

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Income Tax Department will refund the excess interest and late fee paid by taxpayers due to software error while...
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EPF Interest For FY 2020-21 Delayed; Department Says Maintain Patience

EPF Interest For FY 2020-21 Delayed; Department Says Maintain Patience

EPF Updates & Cases
The social security scheme EPF or employee provident fund is administered by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and like...
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Cross Geography Hiring Opens New Opportunity For Organizations: Siemens’ Shilpa

Cross Geography Hiring Opens New Opportunity For Organizations: Siemens’ Shilpa

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The new waves of the pandemic led many companies to double down on their efforts on wellness. In an exclusive...
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Supreme Court: ESI Contributions Not Payable On Conveyance Allowance

Supreme Court: ESI Contributions Not Payable On Conveyance Allowance

ESI Updates & Cases
Employees State Insurance Corporation Vs Texmo Industries (Supreme Court of India) Conveyance Allowance may or may not be payable to...
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Leadership Learning For Hybrid Era – Lessons From Action Learning

Leadership Learning For Hybrid Era – Lessons From Action Learning

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Manikandan PK The world of work has changed. Companies are navigating new business terrains and workplace models. In this...
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Revival Of Employees’ Resilience Through Emotional Reflexivity

Revival Of Employees’ Resilience Through Emotional Reflexivity

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Kalpana Sahoo In the time since its introduction in Daniel Goleman’s book, the idea of an emotional intelligence (EI)...
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Improving Diversity Hiring Using Talent Market Analytics

Improving Diversity Hiring Using Talent Market Analytics

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Research suggests that companies with a highly diverse workforce are 36% more likely to outperform their competitors. Organizations that focus...
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If You Choose To Work Remotely, Will You Get Left Behind In Hybrid Office?

If You Choose To Work Remotely, Will You Get Left Behind In Hybrid Office?

Work From Home: News & Updates
By: Sarah KesslerWhen offices finally reopen, some companies plan to use them in a very different way than they did...
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Skills Analytics For A Future-Ready Workforce

Skills Analytics For A Future-Ready Workforce

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Rhucha Kulkarni With changing business needs, the average life of skills is becoming shorter & there is a need...
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CMIE: India Witnessed An Addition Of 16 Million Jobs In July

CMIE: India Witnessed An Addition Of 16 Million Jobs In July

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The data supporting the job quantity states that July 2021 saw a major decrease in unemployment rate in India as...
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Enabling A Happier And Healthier Workforce For Tomorrow

Enabling A Happier And Healthier Workforce For Tomorrow

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Michelle Leung With vaccines rolling out and economies reopening, now is the time for businesses to reimagine the future...
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Availability Of Employee Death Benefits Under Various Labour Laws In India

Availability Of Employee Death Benefits Under Various Labour Laws In India

EPF Updates & Cases ESI Updates & Cases Labor Law Updates (Central)
Introduction India is a socialist country. Therefore, social benefits that are governed by labour laws are regarded as sacrosanct. Social...
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Parliament Panel To Labour Ministry: Depict Real Picture Of Job Loss, Reconcile Data Of Credible Agencies

Parliament Panel To Labour Ministry: Depict Real Picture Of Job Loss, Reconcile Data Of Credible Agencies

Labor Law Updates (Central)
A Parliamentary panel has asked the Ministry of Labour and Employment to use and reconcile the data and studies conducted by credible...
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7 Automation Workflows To Increase Productivity For Your Team

7 Automation Workflows To Increase Productivity For Your Team

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Automation is not always about towering robotics! Sometimes, it can be as simple as software applications cutting down repetitive tasks,...
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Reinventing Human Resource Management Amid Crisis

Reinventing Human Resource Management Amid Crisis

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The year 2021 comes with a redefined role, objective, and vision for the Human Resource (HR) leaders across sectors. With...
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15 Remote Employee Recognition Ideas To Build A Culture Of Appreciation

15 Remote Employee Recognition Ideas To Build A Culture Of Appreciation

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Has the way you recognize your employees changed in light of COVID-19? Now more than ever, our employees need to...
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9 Things To Consider When Recognizing Remote Employees

9 Things To Consider When Recognizing Remote Employees

Work From Home: News & Updates
Even if managing remote employees is becoming a more widespread phenomenon, many leaders stills struggle with one of its key aspects –...
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How People Analytics Is Changing HR Game

How People Analytics Is Changing HR Game

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
We are living through a historic disruption in the world of work. None of our ancestors who have been associated...
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Companies Are Placing More Plants In Offices, Offering Flexibility As Employees Weigh Return To Workplace: Quess Corp CEO

Companies Are Placing More Plants In Offices, Offering Flexibility As Employees Weigh Return To Workplace: Quess Corp CEO

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Bengaluru-based Quess Corp, one of India's largest staffing companies and private sector employers, sees a turnaround in hiring sentiment for...
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EPF: ₹37 Crore Of PF Savings Withdrawn Illegally

EPF: ₹37 Crore Of PF Savings Withdrawn Illegally

EPF Updates & Cases
Several crores of Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) savings have been drained out through fraudulent withdrawals at a regional office in...
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Kerala HC: Article 25 Does Not Provide Any Immunity From Taxation On The Basis Of Religion, Salaries Of Nuns And Priests Working As Teachers Liable To TDS

Case Studies Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Income Tax & TDS: Updates Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Kerala High Court recently ruled that salaries paid to nuns and priests of religious congregations, working as teachers in educations institutions...
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EPFO-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Nears: How To Do It Online

EPFO-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Nears: How To Do It Online

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
EPFO-Aadhaar linking: Retirement fund manager EPFO has said that its subscribers will have to link their Aadhaar card with their Provident Fund (PF) accounts...
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FAQs On New Labor Codes

FAQs On New Labor Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
1. As per the definition of wages under the Code, do wages change every month as the exclusions such as...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of July-2021: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of July-2021: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Educational Assistance For Students Under Karnataka Labour Welfare Fund Government of Karnataka, Karnataka Labour Welfare Board...
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Highlights Of New Labour Codes

Highlights Of New Labour Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
INTRODUCTION: The four labour codes – Code on Wages 2019, Code on Social Security 2020, Industrial Relations Code 2020, and Occupational Safety, Health and Working...
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Build Better Onboarding Experiences With Power Of Automation

Build Better Onboarding Experiences With Power Of Automation

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Keith Kitani As technology makes major steps forward, it’s now easier than ever to create and scale great new...
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To Reduce Turnover: Align Learning With Employee Engagement

To Reduce Turnover: Align Learning With Employee Engagement

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The accounting profession has always been plagued with high turnover, but now, on the cusp of the so-called Great Resignation, that...
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Attracting And Retaining Right Talent – How Should Companies Get It Right?

Attracting And Retaining Right Talent – How Should Companies Get It Right?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
By: Milind Mutalik Inflection points like the current pandemic have demonstrated how quickly organizations can adapt to new ways of...
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Rethinking Engagement, Rewards & Feedback For New Normal

Rethinking Engagement, Rewards & Feedback For New Normal

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The onset of the pandemic has brought on significant changes and challenges in the world of work. There is no...
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How Leaders Are Navigating A Post-Pandemic World

How Leaders Are Navigating A Post-Pandemic World

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
We’re experiencing what could be the most significant reinvention of work in our time. Leaders will have an unprecedented opportunity...
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Allahabad High Court: Removing Contractual Employee From Post Without Providing Him Any Opportunity Of Hearing Is Unfair

Allahabad High Court: Removing Contractual Employee From Post Without Providing Him Any Opportunity Of Hearing Is Unfair

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases Labor Law: Case Study
A Single-Judge Bench of Justice Ashwini Kumar Mishra of the Allahabad High Court, while hearing a petition filed by Munni...
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Lok Sabha: Passes Bill Against Strike By Ordnance Factory Employees Without Discussion

Lok Sabha: Passes Bill Against Strike By Ordnance Factory Employees Without Discussion

Labor Law Updates (Central) Strike - Lockout
Amid din over the Pegasus snooping issue, the Lok Sabha Tuesday passed a bill that prohibits employees of ordnance factories to go...
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Diageo India: 26-Week Parental Leave To All Employees, Irrespective Of Gender

Diageo India: 26-Week Parental Leave To All Employees, Irrespective Of Gender

Maternity Act Updates & Cases
Diageo India has rolled out a 26-week parental leave policy to all employees, regardless of gender, after birth/adoption of a child....
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Distributed Workforce Makes It Imperative To Build ‘Adaptable Culture’: STL Tech’s CHRO

Distributed Workforce Makes It Imperative To Build ‘Adaptable Culture’: STL Tech’s CHRO

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
By: Mastufa Ahmed As STL grows exponentially, Anjali and her team are building an agile and culturally strong organization by...
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How PayReview Is Improving Employees’ Financial Wellness

How PayReview Is Improving Employees’ Financial Wellness

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
For many years, both small and large organizations had been struggling on excel sheets to take critical compensation and benefits...
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10 Sure Shot Reasons Your Resume Will Get Rejected

10 Sure Shot Reasons Your Resume Will Get Rejected

Resume: Updates & Ideas
Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action, says Ian Fleming. Agent 007 or James Bond, his...
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Managers Are The Linchpin Of Employee Engagement

Managers Are The Linchpin Of Employee Engagement

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The world of work is undergoing many changes as we adjust to the new normal. During such a period when...
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Delivering Authentic & Impactful Recognition At Workplace Through AIRe Framework

Delivering Authentic & Impactful Recognition At Workplace Through AIRe Framework

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Organizations need to make a mindset shift when it comes to recognition. Employee recognition is no longer a check-box exercise. It is...
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Why Will Mastering Creative Thinking Make You An Innovative Leader?

Why Will Mastering Creative Thinking Make You An Innovative Leader?

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
We all have a creative genius inside us, yet we differ in the way we express it. According to a 2016...
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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership For Professional Success !!

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership For Professional Success !!

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Emotional intelligence can be misunderstood and misrepresented. But the bottom line is that the manager who can think about emotions...
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FM Sitharaman : Income Tax Portal Issues To Be Resolved Soon

FM Sitharaman : Income Tax Portal Issues To Be Resolved Soon

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
With glitches still haunting the new income tax portal, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said she wished the Infosys-developed...
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Government : No Formal Sector Job Loss During Covid As Per EPFO Payroll Data

Government : No Formal Sector Job Loss During Covid As Per EPFO Payroll Data

EPF Updates & Cases
The labour ministry on Wednesday said that the cumulative net payroll additions to the Employees Provident Fund Organisation last year was at par with...
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Virtual Recruiting – 7 Practical Tips To Ride The Benefits And Conquer Challenges

Virtual Recruiting – 7 Practical Tips To Ride The Benefits And Conquer Challenges

Work From Home: News & Updates
Recruiters face numerous challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual recruiting, where all parts of the recruiting process...
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10 Ways To Improve Team Efficiency And Productivity

10 Ways To Improve Team Efficiency And Productivity

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
According to a CareerBuilder survey, about 75 percent of employers say that more than two hours of efficient work are lost...
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7 Ways To Help Your Employees Be More Productive At Work

7 Ways To Help Your Employees Be More Productive At Work

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Few things are more frustrating than not getting things done at work. The workplace should be a center for people...
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Why Communication Skills Are Critical For Individual And Organizational Success

Why Communication Skills Are Critical For Individual And Organizational Success

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
By: Manav Seth India Inc. has been red-flagging the lack of communication skills in the Indian workforce for many years now. Recent...
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Reasons why World Is Looking At Hybrid Workplace As The Future Of Work

Reasons why World Is Looking At Hybrid Workplace As The Future Of Work

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
As organisations across the world slowly begin to return to office, a hybrid or blended workplace may be the best...
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HR Professionals Must Lead With Fearless Confidence: Anjali Rao, Intel

HR Professionals Must Lead With Fearless Confidence: Anjali Rao, Intel

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
By: Drishti Pant It is not news that remote and the hybrid model of work has shifted how leaders and...
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Building A Solid Culture In Early-Stage Startups

Building A Solid Culture In Early-Stage Startups

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
By: Sakshi Tulsian Startups are often praised for their high energy and open culture. A company’s ‘culture’ can generally be...
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EPFO Subscribers Likely To Get 8.5% Interest For FY21 Soon

EPFO Subscribers Likely To Get 8.5% Interest For FY21 Soon

EPF Updates & Cases
Key Highlights: EPF interest rate of 8.5% for FY21 to be credited soonEPF interest rate of 8.5% for FY21 is...
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5 Tips For Tech Professionals To Make A Perfect CV

5 Tips For Tech Professionals To Make A Perfect CV

Resume: Updates & Ideas
IT professionals need to know about the in-demand skills and qualifications with the top companies on a hiring spree. The grades...
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Organizational Culture Is Top Driver For Creating Excellent Employee Experience: Report

Organizational Culture Is Top Driver For Creating Excellent Employee Experience: Report

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
The post pandemic era is becoming defined by employee experience: how your organization shapes the way people work and live,...
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Centre To Apply Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act After 42 Years

Centre To Apply Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act After 42 Years

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Migrant labourer Raja Kumar’s lockdown-induced miseries in successive years may have been less acute if the country’s governments had not...
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Digital Onboarding – Key To Retaining New Employees

Digital Onboarding – Key To Retaining New Employees

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases Work From Home: News & Updates
Traditional employee onboarding has been a challenge since last year when the pandemic changed the way businesses were being conducted...
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Can HR Tech Replace HR Professionals?

Can HR Tech Replace HR Professionals?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Adoption of HR technology at speed and scale presents a tricky conundrum for business leaders, with many left to answer...
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Handling Change Management In Modern-Day Workplaces

Handling Change Management In Modern-Day Workplaces

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
The outbreak of Covid-19 has brought about a transformative impact on the functional narratives of modern-day workplaces. The pandemic has...
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Switch On & Switch Off – New Way In Which Leaders Balance Work-Life

Switch On & Switch Off – New Way In Which Leaders Balance Work-Life

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Remember the Hollywood movie The Intern, in which a 70-year-old widower decided to be an intern of a company to fight the...
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PF Withdrawal Rule Change: Get Rs 1 Lakh Advance Instantly

PF Withdrawal Rule Change: Get Rs 1 Lakh Advance Instantly

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Employees that are registered for their Employee Provident Fund (EPF), are eligible to for a Rs 1 lakh in funds as a...
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Address bias across all employee life cycle processes: Lexy Martin, Visier

Address bias across all employee life cycle processes: Lexy Martin, Visier

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Lexy Martin, Principal, Research and Customer Value,Visier is a respected thought leader and researcher on HR technology adoption and its...
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7 Tips to Efficiently Delegate Tasks During Remote Work

7 Tips to Efficiently Delegate Tasks During Remote Work

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Leading a team is a challenging but pleasant process. To do it effectively, you need to know how to communicate,...
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Identifying knowledge & skill gaps in your organization

Identifying knowledge & skill gaps in your organization

HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
As businesses rapidly embrace new models and strategies to include updated technology and address changing customer needs, many organizations are...
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Five Ways In Which Work Environment Affects Employee Productivity

Five Ways In Which Work Environment Affects Employee Productivity

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Employee productivity in most cases is synonymous with employee engagement. When employees engage actively, they offer their best abilities to the...
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EPFO To Hire Consultant To Monitor Bond  Investments

EPFO To Hire Consultant To Monitor Bond  Investments

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has proposed to hire a consultant to monitor its bond investments after struggling to...
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How Are Time-Wasters Affecting Employee Productivity At Work?

How Are Time-Wasters Affecting Employee Productivity At Work?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
Remote work has become the latest trend ensuring endless flexibility at work yet providing more opportunities for employees to waste...
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Income Tax Rules On Gifts Received On Marriage

Income Tax Rules On Gifts Received On Marriage

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
It is customary in Indian for families to exchange gift at the occasion of marriage. This article deals with tax...
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4 Steps HR Need To Take Before Calling Employees Back To Office

4 Steps HR Need To Take Before Calling Employees Back To Office

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases HR Initiatives: Updates & Cases
People have never been this excited to go to the office, and the reason for this excitement stems from the...
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Services of NACH will Available 7 Days A Week: Salary, Pension And EMI Payment Rules To Change From August 1

Services of NACH will Available 7 Days A Week: Salary, Pension And EMI Payment Rules To Change From August 1

Income Tax & TDS: Updates Salary: Updates & Rules
Services of NACH will now be available seven days a week. Currently, facilities are available only when banks are open,...
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It’s a New World: Digitization And Engagement

It’s a New World: Digitization And Engagement

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In 2013, Gallup Organization did a study on over 1.4 million employees to determine that organizations experienced 22% higher productivity...
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How Can HR Maximise Employee Productivity?

How Can HR Maximise Employee Productivity?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Human Resources, as the name suggests, is all about managing resources, but the ‘human’ element is also vitally important. People...
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Union Workers Files Case Against GM India On Layoffs Over Non-Acceptance of VSS

Union Workers Files Case Against GM India On Layoffs Over Non-Acceptance of VSS

Labor Law: Case Study
The union workers of General Motors India have filed a case against the company in industrial court after the company...
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Workplace Wellness Ideas That Organizations Need To Implement

Workplace Wellness Ideas That Organizations Need To Implement

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
ince the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, health and wellbeing have been the top priorities for organizations worldwide. Employee health...
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How To Adapt HR Policies For Remote Work Era

How To Adapt HR Policies For Remote Work Era

Work From Home: News & Updates
“Work from home” isn’t just a perk anymore. It’s the future of work. And HR leaders will want to create...
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Right-Skilling For Knowledge Workers

Right-Skilling For Knowledge Workers

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Learning is not a tick in the box activity and rather a critical agenda for business success. In fact, given...
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New Income Tax E-Filing Portal – 90 Unique Problems Received

New Income Tax E-Filing Portal – 90 Unique Problems Received

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Suggestions in respect of the glitches on the New Income Tax portal were invited online. More than 700 emails detailing...
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As Fresh Enrollments Under EPFO Drop In May, Experts Call For Direct Support

As Fresh Enrollments Under EPFO Drop In May, Experts Call For Direct Support

EPF Updates & Cases
Fresh enrollments under retirement fund body, Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), during May 2021 dropped to 5.72 lakh,  the lowest since...
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The Battles To Come Over The Benefits Of Working From Home

The Battles To Come Over The Benefits Of Working From Home

Work From Home: News & Updates
Written by Austan Goolsbee Millions of Americans have gotten a taste of working from home during the pandemic, and, boy, have...
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Ensure Labour Laws Don’t Hit Jobs

Ensure Labour Laws Don’t Hit Jobs

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
That fresh payroll additions, as seen from EPFO subscriptions, plunged to 5.73 lakh in May, the worst in about a...
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‘I work from home or I quit!’ How can HR retain employees?

‘I work from home or I quit!’ How can HR retain employees?

Work From Home: News & Updates
Many employees who’ve worked from home want to keep it that way. If they can’t stay home, they’ll quit. What...
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Reinventing HR Can Help Employers Meet The Changing Demands Of The Modern Workforce

Reinventing HR Can Help Employers Meet The Changing Demands Of The Modern Workforce

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Business leaders face many challenges, even more so in light of the pandemic and all of the changes it has...
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Labour Codes: Keen On October Rollout, Govt May Address Employers’ Concerns

Labour Codes: Keen On October Rollout, Govt May Address Employers’ Concerns

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry is considering fine-tuning some contentious provisions and rules concerning the four labour Codes passed by Parliament recently,...
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India’s retirement fund manager on Friday raised the death insurance benefits for subscribers of its employees’ deposit-linked insurance (EDLI) scheme,...
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The Ministry of Labour & Employment on Tuesday announced setting up of 20 control rooms to address grievances of migrant...
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The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been taking various steps to make the Provident Fund (PF) investments more transparent for the...
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The labour reforms passed by the central government in September 2020 might need further time to get implemented due to...
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Some companies are using drastic measures to push employees to use their time off that has accrued during the pandemic....
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New TDS Rules That Will Effect From July 1, 2021

New TDS Rules That Will Effect From July 1, 2021

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Non-filers will face a higher penalty in the current fiscal year, which has already started from April 1, 2021. The...
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Labour Ministry: To Sets up Panels to Review Existing Rules Under the OSH Code

Labour Ministry: To Sets up Panels to Review Existing Rules Under the OSH Code

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Ministry of labour & Employment has set up three expert committees to review the existing rules and suggest standards under...
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Mukhmeet S. Bhatia takes over as Director General of ESIC

Mukhmeet S. Bhatia takes over as Director General of ESIC

ESI Updates & Cases
Senior IAS officer, Mukhmeet S. Bhatia took over the charge of Director General of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on April 04, 2021. He...
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It Can’t Be Business As Usual for the State, ‘Employers’ in the Case of Gig Workers

It Can’t Be Business As Usual for the State, ‘Employers’ in the Case of Gig Workers

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Recent media reports indicate that Amazon India’s ‘delivery partners’ (read: workers or employees) are planning to call for a 24-hour strike across...
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Karnataka HC: No Need For Employees To Apply For Payment of Gratuity, Pay Immediately On Cessation of Employment

Karnataka HC: No Need For Employees To Apply For Payment of Gratuity, Pay Immediately On Cessation of Employment

Gratuity: Updates & Case
The High Court of Karnatala has held that the payment of gratuity would not depend upon the employee filing an...
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10 Trends in HR organisations

10 Trends in HR organisations

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
1. HR IS SPLIT UP IN THREE PARTS A. HR OPERATIONS Most of what HR does, can be captured under...
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Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 receives President’s assent

Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 receives President’s assent

Labor Law Updates (Central)
On March 25, 2021, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 received President’s assent which will modify the Medical...
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Amazon Delivery Staff in India Plans for a Nationwide Strike

Amazon Delivery Staff in India Plans for a Nationwide Strike

Strike - Lockout
Amazon delivery staff in India is set to host a nationwide strike in the coming days to demand an increase...
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Enhancing performance management in the post-pandemic era

Enhancing performance management in the post-pandemic era

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
COVID-19 shook the world like never before, months of stretched lockdown worldwide, disrupting how organizations function. Dispersed, distributed, and remote...
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Labour Minister: 16.5 Lakh Registrations Under Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

Labour Minister: 16.5 Lakh Registrations Under Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Gangwar has informed the Parliament in a written response that about 16. 5 lakh individuals...
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Income Tax Rules Will Change From April, 2021

Income Tax Rules Will Change From April, 2021

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The financial year is ending soon. Budget 2021 has left personal income tax rates unchanged, however, it came with some changes, majorly...
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Lok Sabha: Passes MMDR Amendment Bill

Lok Sabha: Passes MMDR Amendment Bill

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2021, which shall remove restrictions of...
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As States Go Slow On Framing Rules, Roll-Out Of Labour Codes May Take A While

As States Go Slow On Framing Rules, Roll-Out Of Labour Codes May Take A While

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The roll-out of the new labour codes in India may get pushed back due to a delay by state governments...
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Centre Hasn’t Agreed To Proposals On Increasing Work Hours: Santosh Sangwar

Centre Hasn’t Agreed To Proposals On Increasing Work Hours: Santosh Sangwar

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar, on Monday, informed the Lok Sabha that the Centre has not agreed to proposals by various...
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50 Lakh Gig Workers Under ESIC To Be Brought Under Social Security Code

50 Lakh Gig Workers Under ESIC To Be Brought Under Social Security Code

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry has set a target to bring 40-50 lakh platform and gig workers under the Employees’ State Insurance...
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Implementation Of New Labour Codes Delayed, Likely After Assembly Polls

Implementation Of New Labour Codes Delayed, Likely After Assembly Polls

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The implementation of the four new labour codes, replacing 29 Central labour laws, is likely to take place after the...
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Why 72% Employees Are Looking For New Job Opportunities

Why 72% Employees Are Looking For New Job Opportunities

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
In March 2020, there was fear and confusion among employers and employees when the nation went into the lockdown. The fear was...
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Employee’s Contribution To EPF Paid Beyond Due Date Cannot Be Disallowed: ITAT

Employee’s Contribution To EPF Paid Beyond Due Date Cannot Be Disallowed: ITAT

ESI Updates & Cases
The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai Bench ruled that the assessing officer erred in confirming disallowances towards employees’ contribution to PF and ESI. The assessee...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of February-2021: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of February-2021: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Deployment Of Electronic Facility At Employer Interface Of EPFO’s Unified Portal For Principal Employers To View...
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Govt: Pension Scheme Not To Be Linked With Inflation Index

Govt: Pension Scheme Not To Be Linked With Inflation Index

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi: There is no plan to link the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) with the inflation index, the Union labour...
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Delhi High Court: Promotion Of Candidate Will Take Effect From Date Of Eligibility And Not Date Of Interview

Delhi High Court: Promotion Of Candidate Will Take Effect From Date Of Eligibility And Not Date Of Interview

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Delhi High Court on Monday held that the promotion of a candidate would take effect from date of eligibility...
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What Are Income Tax Rates And Slabs Under The New Tax Regime?

What Are Income Tax Rates And Slabs Under The New Tax Regime?

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
From FY 2020-21, taxpayers can choose between two income tax regimes - the existing/old tax regime and the new, concessional one. By...
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Cabinet Approves Amendments To MMDR Act To Reform Mining Sector: Report

Cabinet Approves Amendments To MMDR Act To Reform Mining Sector: Report

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The cabinet has approved amendments to the MMDR Act, CNBC-TV18 reported quoting sources. It had previously said in a report that the cabinet was...
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Labour Ministry: ESIC To Run New Hospitals All By Itself

Labour Ministry: ESIC To Run New Hospitals All By Itself

ESI Updates & Cases
All newly constructed hospitals and those approved in future will now be run by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) itself,...
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Kerala HC: Temporary Govt Employees Not To Be Regularised

Kerala HC: Temporary Govt Employees Not To Be Regularised

Case Studies
The service of a temporary government employee or those working in any institution with “deep and pervasive state control” cannot...
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Separate Fund Under EPFO Likely For New Individuals

Separate Fund Under EPFO Likely For New Individuals

EPF Updates & Cases
The government could create a separate fund under the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) for contributions from individuals who join the scheme...
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Supreme Court: Multiple Complaints By The Same Party Against The Same Accused In Respect Of The Same Incident Impermissible

Supreme Court: Multiple Complaints By The Same Party Against The Same Accused In Respect Of The Same Incident Impermissible

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court observed that multiple complaints by the same party against the same accused in respect of the same...
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Karnataka HC: An Employee Is Entitled To Earned Leave Only If He Works

Karnataka HC: An Employee Is Entitled To Earned Leave Only If He Works

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Earned leave is a privilege a workman would be entitled to only if he actually works & can’t be earned...
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Code On Wages: Impact On Indian Workforce And Other Questions

Code On Wages: Impact On Indian Workforce And Other Questions

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The COVID-19 pandemic, apart from creating a national health emergency, had severely impacted the Indian workforce, leading to a mass...
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Labour Strike: Toyota Kirloskar Motors Asks Bidadi Plant Workers To Return To Work

Labour Strike: Toyota Kirloskar Motors Asks Bidadi Plant Workers To Return To Work

Strike - Lockout
Carmaker Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM) on March 4 asked all workers to resume work at the Bidadi plant in Karnataka by March 5, a day...
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Measuring Developer Productivity: How To Get It Right?

Measuring Developer Productivity: How To Get It Right?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
“What gets measured, gets managed”, once said by Peter Drucker. In today’s competitive business environment, project managers, stakeholders, and executives...
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ILO Report: Indians Work Longest, Earn Least With Virtually No Time for Leisure

ILO Report: Indians Work Longest, Earn Least With Virtually No Time for Leisure

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
New Delhi: A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has revealed that Indians are among the most overworked workers globally...
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Supreme Court: Salaries & Pensions Are Rightful Entitlements Of Government Employees; Appropriate Interest Must Be Paid For Delayed Payment

Supreme Court: Salaries & Pensions Are Rightful Entitlements Of Government Employees; Appropriate Interest Must Be Paid For Delayed Payment

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Supreme Court observed that salaries and pensions are rightful entitlements of Government employees and the Government which has delayed...
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Supreme Court: Ignoring Merit In Public Job Selection Violation Of Constitution

Supreme Court: Ignoring Merit In Public Job Selection Violation Of Constitution

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
A Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Indira Banerjee made the observation while upholding an order of Jharkhand High...
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GOI Introduced Four Labour Codes To Simplify The Country’s Existing Labour Laws: Saurab Bhagat

GOI Introduced Four Labour Codes To Simplify The Country’s Existing Labour Laws: Saurab Bhagat

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
JAMMU, Feb 24: Saurab Bhagat, IAS, Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. Labour & Employment Department and  Abdul Rashid War, KAS Labour Commissioner, J&K interacted...
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Exhausted 80C Limit? You can still get tax benefits on life insurance premium this year

Exhausted 80C Limit? You can still get tax benefits on life insurance premium this year

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Normally, tax benefits on life insurance premium is available under section 80C of the Income Tax Act. However, the annual...
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WFH Diaries: Employees Need Masterclass On Professional Communication

WFH Diaries: Employees Need Masterclass On Professional Communication

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The human resource head of a consumer electronics firm wrote a detailed email to his 500-member workforce that there was...
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EPFO: Launches SMS-Based Booking Service

EPFO: Launches SMS-Based Booking Service

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has launched "Freedom2021", an SMS-based helpline for PF beneficiaries. PF beneficiaries in Coimbatore, Tiruppur,...
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Work From Anywhere Is The Future Of Work As It Increases Productivity: Prithwiraj Choudhury

Work From Anywhere Is The Future Of Work As It Increases Productivity: Prithwiraj Choudhury

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Prithwiraj Choudhury teaches business administration at Harvard Business School. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, he discusses why work from anywhere will soon be the norm...
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IT Companies To Continue With Work From Home

IT Companies To Continue With Work From Home

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Kochi: The majority of the IT companies, both within and outside Kerala, do not have any immediate plans to ask...
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EPFO Payroll Data: 12.54 Lac New Subscribers In Dec’20

EPFO Payroll Data: 12.54 Lac New Subscribers In Dec’20

EPF Updates & Cases
Bhubaneswar: There has been an addition of 12.54 lakh subscribers in the month of December, 2020, as per the provisional...
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Karnataka HC: Maternity Leave Law Common For All Staff

Karnataka HC: Maternity Leave Law Common For All Staff

Maternity Act Updates & Cases
BENGALURU: The Karnataka HC  has said the 26-week maternity benefit , which came into force through an amendment to the Maternity Benefit Act...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of January-2021: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of January-2021: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) One Time Relaxation Towards Filing Return Of ESI Contribution For The Period April 2020 To September...
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National Pension System: All You Need To Know About Tax Benefits

National Pension System: All You Need To Know About Tax Benefits

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
A pension scheme applicable to all government employees and private employees is the NPS or National Pension System. It is...
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ESIC Join Hands With The National Health Authority

ESIC Join Hands With The National Health Authority

ESI Updates & Cases
In a big leap taken by Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to ensure better accessibility of medical facilities for its...
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CSR Amendment Rules, 2021: A New Paradigm

CSR Amendment Rules, 2021: A New Paradigm

CSR: Updates & Cases
The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (hereinafter referred as CSR) is known for its philanthropic nature. The term has its...
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Labour Ministry Clarifies On Four Labour Codes’ ILO Compliance

Labour Ministry Clarifies On Four Labour Codes’ ILO Compliance

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry, on Tuesday, clarified that the International Labour Organisation has not commented on India’s lack of compliance while finalising the four labour...
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Proposed Labour Codes For Employers And Employees

Proposed Labour Codes For Employers And Employees

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The four labour codes enacted by Parliament, beginning with the Code on Wages in 2019, are set to be implemented...
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Standing Orders on WFH: Formalisation Of WFH To Spur Second-Career Women To Re-enter Workforce

Standing Orders on WFH: Formalisation Of WFH To Spur Second-Career Women To Re-enter Workforce

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Labour Ministry on January 1 published its draft standing orders on work from home (WFH) for the services sector...
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New Wage Code: To Increase Compensation Cost For Companies Amid Retrospective Provisions

New Wage Code: To Increase Compensation Cost For Companies Amid Retrospective Provisions

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
New Delhi: From April, your take-home pay may get impacted while companies may see 3%-10% increase in their wage cost...
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TDS: Every Time You Make A Payment, Ask If The Receiver Has Filed Tax Returns In Last Two Years

TDS: Every Time You Make A Payment, Ask If The Receiver Has Filed Tax Returns In Last Two Years

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
“Suppose you are making payment to a contractor. And, when you’re getting the work executed, you’re supposed to deduct TDS...
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EPFO: Electronic Facility For Principal Employers To View Compliances

EPFO: Electronic Facility For Principal Employers To View Compliances

EPF Updates & Cases
In big news for employers and contract workers, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has launched an electronic facility for...
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Niti Aayog Constitutes Sub-Group To Prepare A Plan For Migrant Workers: Santosh Gangwar

Niti Aayog Constitutes Sub-Group To Prepare A Plan For Migrant Workers: Santosh Gangwar

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The NITI Aayog has constituted a sub-group to prepare a National Action Plan for Migrant Workers, labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar mentioned. “The sub-group, which comprises...
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Labour Ministry: To Finalise Rules Under 4 Codes By This Week

Labour Ministry: To Finalise Rules Under 4 Codes By This Week

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Ministry of Labour and Employment is likely to complete the process to finalise the rules under the four labour...
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TDS Rate Chart For FY 2021-22: (AY 2022-23) Including Budget 2021 Amendments

TDS Rate Chart For FY 2021-22: (AY 2022-23) Including Budget 2021 Amendments

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) is one of the important compliance for Income Tax Assessee. Every Deductor has to deduct...
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Labour Codes: Free Medical Check-up, 4-Day Work Week Among Draft Rules

Labour Codes: Free Medical Check-up, 4-Day Work Week Among Draft Rules

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The proposed labour codes could provide companies with the flexibility of four working days in a week, even as the...
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HR Agenda 2021: Strategies To Prepare For The Future

HR Agenda 2021: Strategies To Prepare For The Future

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
he pandemic brought forth a high employee-focus across levels. The work-life design was shaken-up, and areas like Health & Wellness,...
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Delhi HC: Salary Is A Fundamental Right; Denial Of Salary Not Allowed Even If Employer Has No Funds

Delhi HC: Salary Is A Fundamental Right; Denial Of Salary Not Allowed Even If Employer Has No Funds

Salary: Updates & Rules
The Delhi High Court’s latest ruling includes and impacts those currently serving, doctors and paramedics and health workers, covering the...
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Supreme Court: No Relief For Delhi Judicial Officer On Sexual Harassment Row

Supreme Court: No Relief For Delhi Judicial Officer On Sexual Harassment Row

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court has refused to come to the rescue of a Delhi judicial officer suspended for sexual harassment charges...
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Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Labour Ministry Has Not Agreed To Extend The Working Hours

Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Labour Ministry Has Not Agreed To Extend The Working Hours

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Wednesday said his ministry has not agreed to amendments proposed by the state...
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FM: Highlights Implementation Of Labour Codes

FM: Highlights Implementation Of Labour Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament on Monday, said the four Labour Codes would...
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Budget 2021: Employers To Lose Deduction For Employee’s Contribution To EPF If They Don’t Deposit On Time

Budget 2021: Employers To Lose Deduction For Employee’s Contribution To EPF If They Don’t Deposit On Time

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Budget 2021 has proposed to dis-allow deduction of employee’s PF contribution as an expense to employers if they do not deposit it...
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Budget 2021: No Filing Of Income Tax Return (ITR) By Senior Citizens

Budget 2021: No Filing Of Income Tax Return (ITR) By Senior Citizens

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Budget 2021 for Senior Citizens: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the Budget 2021, has proposed no filing of Income Tax...
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FM: Social Security Benefit To Be Extended to Platform, Gig workers

FM: Social Security Benefit To Be Extended to Platform, Gig workers

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: The government on Monday said social security benefits  will be extended to platform and gig workers. Presenting the Union Budget...
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Budget 2021: Interest on PF Contribution Above Rs 2.5 Lakh To Be Taxable

Budget 2021: Interest on PF Contribution Above Rs 2.5 Lakh To Be Taxable

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The budget has taken away some of the tax-free havens widely used by high-income earners and HNIs. The interest earned...
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Budget 2021: Income Tax Announcements

Budget 2021: Income Tax Announcements

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
In a relief to senior citizens, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that no income tax filing required for seniors citizens...
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WFH: 74% of Indian Workforce Feels Difficult To Coach New Employees

WFH: 74% of Indian Workforce Feels Difficult To Coach New Employees

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Though remote working has become the new normal and many professionals would want to continue working from home in the...
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Have The Labour Markets Recovered Post-lockdown?

Have The Labour Markets Recovered Post-lockdown?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The forthcoming Union Budget will be presented in the backdrop of the largest ever contraction – the National Statistical Office...
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Central trade unions: Ministry To Put on Hold Four Labour Codes & Re-start Discussions

Central trade unions: Ministry To Put on Hold Four Labour Codes & Re-start Discussions

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The joint platform of 10 central trade unions have asked the labour ministry to put on hold the four labour codes and instead re-start discussions with...
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Government Completes Tripartite Talks on Labour Codes

Government Completes Tripartite Talks on Labour Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The government on Wednesday completed tripartite consultations for four new labour codes, moving a step closer to finalising the rules...
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To Create A Connected Workplace In 2021 And Beyond

To Create A Connected Workplace In 2021 And Beyond

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
COVID-19 has transformed our ideas about how and where we work - placing flexibility, adaptability, and technology at the heart...
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Budget 2021: Needs To Hike Gratuity Exemption Limit, Tax Benefits On EPF, NPS Due to New Labour Laws

Budget 2021: Needs To Hike Gratuity Exemption Limit, Tax Benefits On EPF, NPS Due to New Labour Laws

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The year 2020 ended with hope for a better 2021 in all facets of our lives - economic, social and...
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A Critique of Model Standing Orders Under the Industrial Relations Code

A Critique of Model Standing Orders Under the Industrial Relations Code

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
In bits and pieces, the central government has released the Rules related to the Industrial Relations Code (IRC), 2020. State...
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Dismissal Of Workman By Employer Cannot Be Interfered With Merely Because Disciplinary Enquiry Was Not Conducted: Supreme Court

Dismissal Of Workman By Employer Cannot Be Interfered With Merely Because Disciplinary Enquiry Was Not Conducted: Supreme Court

Dis. Proceeding - Domestic Inquiry
The Supreme Court observed that dismissal of a workman by his/her employer cannot be interfered with merely on the ground...
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Adhaar Authentication Error In EPF

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
ERRORREASONError During Aadhar Authentication In PF PortalError that occurs due to authentication failure of Aadhar number in uidai websiteDetails Mismatch With...
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EPFO Account: Update Exit Date In 4 Easy Steps

EPFO Account: Update Exit Date In 4 Easy Steps

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
If you are an account holder with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and want to update your date of...
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Withdraw PF Amount: If It’s Stuck In Your Previous Company

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
You Must Have Completed Your Bank KYC In case you have moved a company and have not been able to...
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EPF: Procedure To Fill Form 10C Online

EPF: Procedure To Fill Form 10C Online

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Employees 'Pension Fund (EPF) or Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS) is an EPFO-funded retirement scheme for workers working in established workplaces....
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How To Update Bank Account Details In EPF Account?

How To Update Bank Account Details In EPF Account?

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), the retirement fund body, allows subscribers to make withdrawals from their EPF Account. In order to ensure...
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Employer’s PF Share Cannot Be Deducted From Member’s Salary

Employer’s PF Share Cannot Be Deducted From Member’s Salary

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
I left a company after serving four years and 11 months. On resigning, I was given only my contribution to...
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EPF: Check Balance By Missed Call, SMS, App, Online

EPF: Check Balance By Missed Call, SMS, App, Online

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Most salaried employees have EPF (Employee Provident Fund), which is regulated by EPFO. Earlier it was almost impossible to check...
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Provident Fund: To Add, Link, Update, Check Status Of KYC In PF Account

Provident Fund: To Add, Link, Update, Check Status Of KYC In PF Account

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Once the KYC details are verified and seeded with the PF account, transfer of account or viewing passbook etc becomes...
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Find & Active – UAN: EPFO Member Portal

Find & Active – UAN: EPFO Member Portal

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
UAN Login: At times, the employees want to know their universal account number (UAN) or may have forgotten it. One can...
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How to Upload KYC Details in EPF UAN ?

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
To upload the KYC document on the EPF UAN, follow the steps mentioned below: Visit the EPFO’s member portal https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface/...
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How to file EPF complaint online at EPF Grievance Website?

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Visit http://epfigms.gov.in/ and Click on the Register Grievance to register EPF complaints. The fields marked as * are mandatory to fill. In Enter EPF Details you have...
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4 reasons for rejection of EPF withdrawal claim and how to avoid it

4 reasons for rejection of EPF withdrawal claim and how to avoid it

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
In March, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) announced that members can withdraw money from their EPF corpus to tide...
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PF: online withdrawal procedure (Form 31, 19, 10C)

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
In order to apply for PF withdrawal online, you need to make sure the following conditions are met. UAN should...
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PF Transfer Online – Procedure Transfer through EPFO Portal

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Login to Unified portal (member interface) by using your credentials i.e., UAN number and password. After login, click on ‘One Member –...
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EPF UAN name, gender and date of birth correction – Online procedure

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Step 1-Visit the EPFO’s Unified Member Portal. Log in to the account using your login using UAN number and password. Then...
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How to link Aadhar Card to EPF online?

EPF-ESI: Queries & Solutions
Using online facility of EPFO you can easily link your Aadhar to EPF. Let us see the steps involved in...
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Industry Leaders: New Wage Policy Will Have Monetary Impact Both On Employees And Employers

Industry Leaders: New Wage Policy Will Have Monetary Impact Both On Employees And Employers

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
With the government introducing the new wage policy, there has been quite a hustle across industries. The new Code on Wages...
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EPFO: Settles 56.79 Lakh COVID-19 Advance Claims, Releases Over ₹14,000 Crore Till Dec 20

EPFO: Settles 56.79 Lakh COVID-19 Advance Claims, Releases Over ₹14,000 Crore Till Dec 20

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI : Retirement fund body EPFO has settled 56.79 lakh COVID-19 non-refundable advance claims, and has disbursed ₹14,310 crore till December...
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HR Trends: In Shaping The New World Of Work

HR Trends: In Shaping The New World Of Work

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Businesses across sectors faced turbulent times during the COVID-19 period as uncertainty loomed large. For many the very survival seemed...
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Holidays List, 2021: State Wise (part 2)

Holidays List, 2021: State Wise (part 2)

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Lists of all Holidays in year 2021, which includes Government and National Holidays. Plan your year-end returns and official 2021...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of December-2020: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of December-2020: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette (All) Online Issue And Renewal Of Trade License To Implement Ease Of Doing Business In Telangana The...
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Third Phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana To Be Launched

Third Phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana To Be Launched

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0)  will be launched today in 600 districts across all...
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Code on Wages, Code on Social Security To Increase Employer’s Financial Liability

Code on Wages, Code on Social Security To Increase Employer’s Financial Liability

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Code on Social Security, 2020 and the Code on  Wages, 2019 will result in an increase in the financial...
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Decoding Code On Wages: Central and State Govts Must Decide The National Floor Wage and Minimum Rates of Wages

Decoding Code On Wages: Central and State Govts Must Decide The National Floor Wage and Minimum Rates of Wages

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Rumours are rife that the Code on Wages, 2019, is likely to result in an exponential increase in the financial...
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Four Labour Codes May Get Implemented Ahead of Schedule

Four Labour Codes May Get Implemented Ahead of Schedule

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Union government Tuesday indicated that it is accelerating labour reforms and looking for an early implementation of the four labour codes,...
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Rules Under 3 Labour Codes To Be Finalised By Month-End: Apurva Chandra

Rules Under 3 Labour Codes To Be Finalised By Month-End: Apurva Chandra

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: Rules under codes on industrial relations, social security and occupational safety health & working conditions (OSH) will be finalised...
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WEF: Anxiety Related To Job Changes Has Increased

WEF: Anxiety Related To Job Changes Has Increased

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
According to a World Economic Forum-Ipsos survey, stress, anxiety, and loneliness have increased among working people. More than half of...
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Harassing Woman Posted In Different State On Digital Platform Constitutes Harassment In Common Workplace: Rajasthan HC

Harassing Woman Posted In Different State On Digital Platform Constitutes Harassment In Common Workplace: Rajasthan HC

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
Sending inappropriate messages to a subordinate co-worker beyond office hours would constitute sexual harassment in the workplace, the Rajasthan High...
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EPFO Pension Should Move To Defined Contribution: Centre

EPFO Pension Should Move To Defined Contribution: Centre

EPF Updates & Cases
At its second meeting with the officials of Union Labour Ministry and the Employees Provident Fund Organisation on the ‘Functioning...
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Employees: Trust Must Be Earned At The Workplace

Employees: Trust Must Be Earned At The Workplace

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
he survey revealed that nearly two-thirds of employees globally say trust has a direct impact on their sense of belonging...
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L&D Trends That Will Define The Segment In 2021

L&D Trends That Will Define The Segment In 2021

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The year 2020 had been one with extraordinary challenges. As the coronavirus spread across the world, no country was left...
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Gujarat: Amendment To Industrial Disputes Act Gets Presidential Nod

Gujarat: Amendment To Industrial Disputes Act Gets Presidential Nod

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Gujarat's amendment to the Industrial Disputes Act that seeks to increase ease of business by reducing the compliance burden on...
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Employee Retention: 4 Tips to Help Keep Your Top Talent

Employee Retention: 4 Tips to Help Keep Your Top Talent

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Decent employees might be a dime a dozen, but all-star employees are worth their weight in gold. The talent you...
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IT Sector’s Return To Office Will Be Gradual But Not 100% In 2021

IT Sector’s Return To Office Will Be Gradual But Not 100% In 2021

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Information technology companies' return to office in 2021 will be gradual with no perceptible change by end of March, revealed a survey...
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Human Resource Trends 2021

Human Resource Trends 2021

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The year 2020 had been topsy turvy one.  Many experienced personal and professional loss, and all of us were pushed...
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Will New Labour Laws Drive Job Creation In 2021?

Will New Labour Laws Drive Job Creation In 2021?

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Bengaluru: With India "likely to have entered a technical recession" for the first time in its history due to the pandemic,...
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Labour Ministry Issues Draft Standing Orders On Work From Home Under New IR Code

Labour Ministry Issues Draft Standing Orders On Work From Home Under New IR Code

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Download: Draft PDF The Labour Ministry on January 1 published its draft standing orders on work from home for the...
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Labour Ministry Issues Guidelines For Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

EPF Updates & Cases
Download: Guidelines The labour ministry has issued guidelines for the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana, clarifying the government will only contribute to new employees earning up...
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For Work From Home To Continue Beyond COVID, The Regulatory Framework Must Change

For Work From Home To Continue Beyond COVID, The Regulatory Framework Must Change

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
While most of the surveys conducted in the last few months confirmed that more than 70 percent of employees and...
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Keeping With The Spirit Of The Mantra Of “Shramev Jayate”, Government Is Committed To The Welfare of Labour

Keeping With The Spirit Of The Mantra Of “Shramev Jayate”, Government Is Committed To The Welfare of Labour

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Minister of State for Labour & Employment Santosh Gangwar released a special stamp on the Labour Bureau on the occasion...
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Labour Surveys To Start In March: Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Labour Surveys To Start In March: Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Results of four separate surveys for migrant workers, domestic workers, employment generated by professionals, and the transport sector, by October...
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Labour Codes To Herald New Wave Of Reforms In 2021

Labour Codes To Herald New Wave Of Reforms In 2021

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
New Delhi, Dec 30 () The implementation of four labour codes in one go from April 1 next year will usher in...
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WFH Works, But Offices Will Reopen Cautiously

WFH Works, But Offices Will Reopen Cautiously

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: The concept of work-from-home (WFH), which served India Inc meaningfully during the lockdown, is expected to morph into...
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Is Work From Home Here To Stay?

Is Work From Home Here To Stay?

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The pandemic marked a seismic shift in working practices for most, with the home and the office becoming one for...
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Research: Women Are Better Leaders During A Crisis

Research: Women Are Better Leaders During A Crisis

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
When discussing the careers of women leaders, there’s a phenomenon referred to as the “glass cliff.” It’s an obvious relative...
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Supreme Court: Gratuity Can Be Withheld For Recovery Of Dues

Supreme Court: Gratuity Can Be Withheld For Recovery Of Dues

Gratuity: Updates & Case
The gratuity money of an employee can be withheld and forfeited for recovery of dues such as overstaying in official...
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Things Remote Workers Missed About Their Workplace In 2020

Things Remote Workers Missed About Their Workplace In 2020

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
It hasn’t been easy but we have all somehow adapted to the fact that our homes have become our workplaces....
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When HRD Has A bad Reputation!

When HRD Has A bad Reputation!

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The President of India has recently endorsed the name change of the Human Resources Ministry to Ministry of Education. For...
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How Salaried Individuals Can File ITR Without Form 16

How Salaried Individuals Can File ITR Without Form 16

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
As per income tax rules, every employer must issue Form 16 to employees with income subject to TDS. But there...
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Labour Code 2020: An Attempt To Keep up With Changing Times

Labour Code 2020: An Attempt To Keep up With Changing Times

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
As the second largest labour force in the world, India is all set to embrace the new labour code bill that was...
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EPFO: Difficult Task Of Providing Social Security Cover For Informal Workers In 2021

EPFO: Difficult Task Of Providing Social Security Cover For Informal Workers In 2021

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi: Providing social security cover for over 40 crore unorganised sector workers, re-modelling existing schemes and incentivising fresh hiring will pose challenges for...
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I-Tax Dept Launches ‘Jhatpat Processing’ For Quicker ITR Filing

I-Tax Dept Launches ‘Jhatpat Processing’ For Quicker ITR Filing

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
New Delhi: Days ahead of the last date for filing Income Tax Return (ITR), the Income Tax department launched a new...
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The Sheen Of Work From Home Is Fading

The Sheen Of Work From Home Is Fading

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
2020 will be remembered many reasons: the pandemic, below-zero oil prices, a US election that didn’t seem to end and...
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Skill India: First Centre of Excellence For Skill Development In Power Sector

Skill India: First Centre of Excellence For Skill Development In Power Sector

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In a significant development and in line with the commitment to skill development and vocational training, the Ministry of Skill...
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The Changing Demand For Office Space

The Changing Demand For Office Space

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
COVID-19 has fundamentally challenged and changed the way we, as a global workforce, interact, socialize, and collaborate. Flexible working practices,...
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2021: The Era of Human Resource 3.0

2021: The Era of Human Resource 3.0

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Experts across the nations compare the current pandemic to a black swan event, an event that has significantly and permanently...
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TDS: Correct Wrong Big-ticket Transactions In Form 26AS

TDS: Correct Wrong Big-ticket Transactions In Form 26AS

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The last date for filing income tax return (ITR) is fast approaching, and it is important for taxpayers to check...
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Tax Benefit Against Donations Under Section 80G

Tax Benefit Against Donations Under Section 80G

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
New Delhi: As we near the last quarter of 2020/21, here's a look at how best to review your tax savings...
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Rewind 2020: Skills People Applied to Get Future Ready

Rewind 2020: Skills People Applied to Get Future Ready

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The year 2020 has unfolded in three chapters – almost in a manner of cause, effect and impact - starting...
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EPFO: Releases Provisional Payroll Data

EPFO: Releases Provisional Payroll Data

EPF Updates & Cases
Bhubaneswar: Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has added 11.55 lakh net subscribers in the month of October, 2020 as per the...
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Madras HC: No Benefits If Tax Haven Route Not Justified

Madras HC: No Benefits If Tax Haven Route Not Justified

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Mumbai: In a judgement that could impact several foreign companies investing in India through subsidiaries or investment arms registered in...
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App-based Transport Workers’ Federation To Labour Ministry: Concern Over Draft SS Code 2020

App-based Transport Workers’ Federation To Labour Ministry: Concern Over Draft SS Code 2020

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers (IFAT) has expressed concerns over the implications of the ongoing public consultation on the Draft Code on...
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New Labour Laws At Root of Unrest In Wistron, Toyota: Siddaramaiah

New Labour Laws At Root of Unrest In Wistron, Toyota: Siddaramaiah

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The BJP government in Karnataka must take proactive steps to resolve industrial disputes causing workers unrest in major multinational manufacturing units in...
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ITR FY 2019-20: List of Essential Documents Required To File Income Tax Return

ITR FY 2019-20: List of Essential Documents Required To File Income Tax Return

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the last date for filing ITR for FY 2019-20 to...
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Why Code On Wages 2019 May Not Ensure Arresting Decline In Wages

Why Code On Wages 2019 May Not Ensure Arresting Decline In Wages

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
According to the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Global Wage Report 2020 published earlier in December, formal sector workers in India...
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Closing The Perception Gap: The Role Of HR

Closing The Perception Gap: The Role Of HR

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
ormance, but how can the HR Roles be even similar. Before your brain wreck yourself wondering how these are even...
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Wage Code: Is It Beneficial To The Employees Or The Employers?

Wage Code: Is It Beneficial To The Employees Or The Employers?

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Code on Wages Bill 2019 has become a topic of much chatter. The new rule states that the allowances...
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Karnataka Govt Dept Finds Violation Of Labour Laws At Wistron Plant

Karnataka Govt Dept Finds Violation Of Labour Laws At Wistron Plant

Factories Act: Updates & cases
The Karnataka government’s Department of Factories, Boilers, Industrial Safety & Health has, in its preliminary report, allegedly found violations of...
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Labour Reform Proposals Will Contribute To India’s Self-Reliance: Santosh Gangwar

Labour Reform Proposals Will Contribute To India’s Self-Reliance: Santosh Gangwar

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Labour and employment minister Santosh Gangwar on Wednesday said labour reform proposals will strike a balance between the interest of...
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A Vibrant Budget Coming To Ensure Economic Revival: FM

A Vibrant Budget Coming To Ensure Economic Revival: FM

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The forthcoming Budget will be a vibrant one that will ensure economy’s sustainable growth, according to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman....
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How Private Sector Employees Can Avail Tax Benefit In LTC Cash Voucher Scheme

How Private Sector Employees Can Avail Tax Benefit In LTC Cash Voucher Scheme

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent nationwide lockdown disrupted people's travel plans. This has meant that many are not able...
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New Labour Code: Govt To Set Up Three National Boards To Determine Minimum Wages And Social Security Parameters

New Labour Code: Govt To Set Up Three National Boards To Determine Minimum Wages And Social Security Parameters

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: The government will soon set up three national boards to determine the minimum wages, social security parameters, and safety...
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Overtime Pay For Managerial Staff: What Do Law & Senior Professionals Have To Say

Overtime Pay For Managerial Staff: What Do Law & Senior Professionals Have To Say

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The proposed labour law code, as documented under the Code of Wages, 2019 not only overhauls the entire gamut of working standards but...
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WFH May Become Permanent For Some Functions As It Improved Productivity

WFH May Become Permanent For Some Functions As It Improved Productivity

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
New Delhi: Working from home could become a permanent feature for some job profiles, with location constraints no longer a...
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Implications of ‘Distributed Workforce’ Will Be Deep And Wide: EXL’s CHRO

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Nalin Miglani is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer. He is responsible for building a market-leading, client-centric workforce,...
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HR Leaders: Challenges & Opportunities To Look Forward In 2021

HR Leaders: Challenges & Opportunities To Look Forward In 2021

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
2021 is almost here, and HR experts are already arguing that several opportunities opened up to transform how they work...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of November-2020: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Gazette Notifications The Haryana State Employment Of Local Candidates Bill, 2020 The Government of Haryana vide Gazette No. 33-HLA...
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New Wage Code: How Your Salary Structure Will Change

New Wage Code: How Your Salary Structure Will Change

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The four labour codes subsume 29 legislations. The purpose of each of these regulations was varied and hence the definition...
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How The New Wage Rules Will Impact Salaried Persons

How The New Wage Rules Will Impact Salaried Persons

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The government has come out with a new and universal definition of ‘wages’ to bring in parity amongst the four...
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TCS: Diversity And Inclusion At The Workplace

TCS: Diversity And Inclusion At The Workplace

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
TCS has its presence in more than 144 nationalities across 46 countries, and it looks at inclusivity from a behavioural...
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Team Engagement Ideas To Inspire Remote Workers

Team Engagement Ideas To Inspire Remote Workers

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
1. Engage Everyone Behind a Customer Vision People want to know that the effort they put into delivering great customer...
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EPFO: Subscribers To Get 8.5% Interest For 2019-20 At One Go

EPFO: Subscribers To Get 8.5% Interest For 2019-20 At One Go

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi: Subscribers of retirement fund Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) are likely to get the entire 8.5% declared interest rate for...
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Labor Code: Overtime Pay For White-Collar, Managerial Employees

Labor Code: Overtime Pay For White-Collar, Managerial Employees

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Professionals working extra hours may have something to cheer for in the new labour codes as the new law, if implemented in...
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Income Tax: Big Decision Taken Under Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme

Income Tax: Big Decision Taken Under Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
In a major development, the Income Tax Department has said that entities filing declaration under the direct tax dispute resolution...
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3 Ways Leaders Should Pursue Breakthrough Innovation During A Crisis

3 Ways Leaders Should Pursue Breakthrough Innovation During A Crisis

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The COVID-19 pandemic has become an innovation accelerator, igniting a wave of creative problem-solving within organizations in every industry. Resilient...
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States May Be Nudged To Modify Laws In Line With labor Codes

States May Be Nudged To Modify Laws In Line With labor Codes

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: After pushing the four labour codes through parliament, the Centre is set to identify state labour laws that are in conflict with...
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Supreme Court: Pulls Up Telangana Govt For ‘insensitivity’ In Dealing With BHEL Officer Suicide Case

Supreme Court: Pulls Up Telangana Govt For ‘insensitivity’ In Dealing With BHEL Officer Suicide Case

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on the Telangana government and the Telangana state police for their insensitive...
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Labor Law Cases: Half Yearly Update (April to September,2020)

Labor Law Cases: Half Yearly Update (April to September,2020)

Case Studies EPF Updates & Cases ESI Updates & Cases Gratuity: Updates & Case
Brief overview of the recent judicial decisions on labor laws rendered in the period, April, 2020 to September, 2020, by...
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Lists of Holidays (2021): State Wise

Lists of Holidays (2021): State Wise

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Lists of all Holidays in year 2021, which includes Government and National Holidays. Plan your year-end returns and official 2021...
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Workplace Of Future Will Exist On People’s Own Devices: Rajkamal Vempati, Head HR Of Axis Bank

Workplace Of Future Will Exist On People’s Own Devices: Rajkamal Vempati, Head HR Of Axis Bank

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
As ominous 2020 comes to an end, one thing is clear- COVID-19 is here to stay, and the future depends...
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LTC/LTA Scheme: Beneficial For An Individual Taxpayer

LTC/LTA Scheme: Beneficial For An Individual Taxpayer

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The introduction of LTC scheme by the Finance Minister has triggered interest amongst employees. Employers have been receiving inquiries from employees keen to avail...
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Supreme Court: To Resign Is a Right of The Employee

Supreme Court: To Resign Is a Right of The Employee

Case Studies
Can’t be compelled to serve, says court in case of Air India employee To resign is a right of an...
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Delhi HC: Plea Seeks Grant of Paid Leave to Employees During Menstruation

Delhi HC: Plea Seeks Grant of Paid Leave to Employees During Menstruation

Case Studies
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt The Delhi High Court on Monday told the Union and Delhi governments...
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Madras HC: Holidays Under NI Act Not Applicable to All

Madras HC: Holidays Under NI Act Not Applicable to All

Factories Act: Updates & cases
Workers in private sector will not be entitled to wages if they fail to turn up, says judge The declaration...
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ESI: Lack of Funds Affecting Functioning of ESIC Hospitals

ESI: Lack of Funds Affecting Functioning of ESIC Hospitals

ESI Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI : Functioning of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) run hospitals has come under the scrutiny of parliamentary panel,...
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Social Security Code Draft Rules, 2020: Is it Inclusive and Representative? [Part 1]

Social Security Code Draft Rules, 2020: Is it Inclusive and Representative? [Part 1]

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The government has issued the Draft Rules on Social Security Code (SSC) on November 13, 2020.  While the government’s uncharacteristic proactiveness...
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KPMG: 60% CHROs Feel HR Function Needs to Completely Reinvent Itself

KPMG: 60% CHROs Feel HR Function Needs to Completely Reinvent Itself

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
This year, COVID-19 shook the core paradigms of work and pushed organizations around the world to navigate an unprecedented time...
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Trade Unions Call For Nationwide Strike on Nov 26

Trade Unions Call For Nationwide Strike on Nov 26

Strike - Lockout
The call for protest is against the Centre’s new labour and farm policies A joint committee of 10 central trade...
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WFH or Work From Anywhere: Creating An Equitable Workplace For Women ?

WFH or Work From Anywhere: Creating An Equitable Workplace For Women ?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Recently the Centre did away with the onerous Other Service Provider (OSP) regulations and issued new guidelines for the IT/ITeS...
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J&K High Court: Payment Of Pension Not A Bounty To Employee

J&K High Court: Payment Of Pension Not A Bounty To Employee

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
SRINAGAR: Observing that payment of pension is not a bounty to the employee, the J&K High Court has directed authorities to...
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