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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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HP HC: Whether ‘Appropriate Government’ Can While Exercising Powers Under S.10(1) of ID Act Decline Reference To Tribunal on The Ground of Delay

HP HC: Whether ‘Appropriate Government’ Can While Exercising Powers Under S.10(1) of ID Act Decline Reference To Tribunal on The Ground of Delay

ID Act: Updates & Cases
Himachal Pradesh High Court: A Division Bench of Tarlok Singh Chauhan and Jyotsna Rewal Dua JJ., while deciding the present matter...
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OSH Code: Labour Ministry Proposes 12 Working Hours

OSH Code: Labour Ministry Proposes 12 Working Hours

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Labour Ministry has proposed maximum 12 working hours in a day inclusive of intervals under the draft rules on...
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Income Tax Return For AY 2020-21: How To Prepare For Filing of Your ITR

Income Tax Return For AY 2020-21: How To Prepare For Filing of Your ITR

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Before you actually sit down to upload your income tax return (ITR) or visit your Chartered Accountant for filing your ITR,...
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EPFO: Dismisses Reports About Fall In Number Of Subscribers, Contributing Firms in October

EPFO: Dismisses Reports About Fall In Number Of Subscribers, Contributing Firms in October

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: Retirement fund body EPFO on Thursday dismissed media reports about a fall in the number of firms and subscribers contributing towards its...
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Virtual Conflict Resolution: A New Challenge For HR

Virtual Conflict Resolution: A New Challenge For HR

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Collaboration and conflict are two sides of the same coin. A significant portion of a regular day in the life...
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Gujarat: Deep Sea Effluent Pipeline Likely To Benefit Nearly 4,500 Industrial Units

Gujarat: Deep Sea Effluent Pipeline Likely To Benefit Nearly 4,500 Industrial Units

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The Gujarat government’s proposed Rs 2,300 crore deep sea effluent disposal pipeline project will be beneficial for nearly 4,500 industrial...
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Ker HC | If A Particular Income Is Not Taxable Under Income Tax Act, Cannot be Taxed On Basis Of Estoppel Or Any Other Equitable Doctrine

Ker HC | If A Particular Income Is Not Taxable Under Income Tax Act, Cannot be Taxed On Basis Of Estoppel Or Any Other Equitable Doctrine

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Kerala High Court: Vinod Chandran J., while answering the law points in favour of the Revenue department, restrained from any recovery...
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Tips: For People Who Aspire To Be Entrepreneurs

Tips: For People Who Aspire To Be Entrepreneurs

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney Dreams are the...
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EPFO: Subscribers Of Firms Down In October 2020

EPFO: Subscribers Of Firms Down In October 2020

EPF Updates & Cases
Establishments registered with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) fell by more than 30,800 in October from September, indicating companies...
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Karnataka Government To Ban Workers’ Strike: Toyota Kirloskar Factory In Bidadi

Karnataka Government To Ban Workers’ Strike: Toyota Kirloskar Factory In Bidadi

Strike - Lockout
The Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to ban the ongoing workers' strike at Toyota Kirloskar Motor factory in Bidadi. It also...
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Gig Workers Need To Register And Update Info: Social Security Draft Rules

Gig Workers Need To Register And Update Info: Social Security Draft Rules

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Workers in the gig economy will have to constantly update their details on a web portal in a bid to...
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Workplaces With Women On Night Shift Have To Provide Creche & Canteen: Draft Rules Under OSH Code 2020

Workplaces With Women On Night Shift Have To Provide Creche & Canteen: Draft Rules Under OSH Code 2020

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
New Delhi: To ensure a safe workplace for women employees, the new labour rules being firmed up by the Centre will...
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Will Ask Govt To Make Employers’ Contribution (NPS), Tier-II Account Tax Free For All In Budget: PFRDA

Will Ask Govt To Make Employers’ Contribution (NPS), Tier-II Account Tax Free For All In Budget: PFRDA

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Pension fund regulator PFRDA will propose to the government to make employers'' contribution of 14 percent under NPS tax free...
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Centre To Enact Mining Law Reforms In 6-8 Weeks: Anil Kumar Jain

Centre To Enact Mining Law Reforms In 6-8 Weeks: Anil Kumar Jain

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Centre is looking at mining reforms, including amendments to the Mining Act and auction rules, Coal and Mines Secretary...
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Union Labour Ministry: Draft Rules Under The Code on Social Security 2020

Union Labour Ministry: Draft Rules Under The Code on Social Security 2020

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Download: Rules - Code On Social Security, 2020 Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified the draft rules under...
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Supreme Court: Employer Can Reject Over-qualified Candidates For Jobs

Supreme Court: Employer Can Reject Over-qualified Candidates For Jobs

Labor Law Updates (Central)
An employer can reject applications of candidates considered overqualified for a job, the Supreme Court has held, overturning a verdict of...
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EPFO: To Credit First Installment of 8.5% Interest By Diwali

EPFO: To Credit First Installment of 8.5% Interest By Diwali

EPF Updates & Cases
According to media reports, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is likely to credit the first installment of the 8.5% interest for the...
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Remote Working Model Is Here To Stay: Infosys HR Head Krish Shankar

Remote Working Model Is Here To Stay: Infosys HR Head Krish Shankar

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit businesses hard and has led organisations to refocus their business strategies. While the pandemic has...
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Nirmala Sitharaman: Pre-filled ITR Forms Will Be Available For Individual Taxpayers

Nirmala Sitharaman: Pre-filled ITR Forms Will Be Available For Individual Taxpayers

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday, tweeted that pre-filled Income Tax Return (ITR) forms will be available for individual taxpayers. The...
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EPFO: Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

EPFO: Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

EPF Updates & Cases
Central govt. will give subsidy by way of EPF contributions for two years in respect of new eligible employeesSubsidy will...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of October-2020: “One Clik”

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

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Gazette Notifications Automatic Online Renewal Of License Under The Factories Act In Rajasthan The Government of Rajasthan vide circular...
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COVID Effect: How Appraisals Are Changing Within Organisations

COVID Effect: How Appraisals Are Changing Within Organisations

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
It is that time of the year where employees get busy filling their performance sheets. Managers sit down with them...
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EPFO: Generate Life Certificate Or Jeevan Praman Patra Online

EPFO: Generate Life Certificate Or Jeevan Praman Patra Online

EPF Updates & Cases
Pensioners who get their due pension through Pension Disbursing Authorities (PDAs) such as the bank or the post offices are...
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EPFO: Multiple Options For Pensioners To Submit Life Certificate

EPFO: Multiple Options For Pensioners To Submit Life Certificate

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has introduced multiple options to submit life certificate by pensioners in the current Covid-19...
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IT Industry: PM Modi’s Move A ‘Game Changer’ After Govt Relaxes WFH Rules

IT Industry: PM Modi’s Move A ‘Game Changer’ After Govt Relaxes WFH Rules

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Bengaluru: Leaders of the IT and BPO industry in India praised the government's move to relax guidelines in order to...
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ESIC: Subscribers Will Soon Utilize Ayushman Bharat Benefits

ESIC: Subscribers Will Soon Utilize Ayushman Bharat Benefits

ESI Updates & Cases
The beneficiaries of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation will quickly be capable to utilise the healthcare services under the Ayushman Bharat or the Pradhan Mantri Jan...
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New Labour Codes: May Take Effect In Current Fiscal Itself

New Labour Codes: May Take Effect In Current Fiscal Itself

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Union labour ministry is eyeing early implementation of new labour codes, by finalising the rules thereunder. Soon after getting...
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EPFO Pensioners: Soon Be Able To Submit Digital Life Certificate At Any Time During The Year

EPFO Pensioners: Soon Be Able To Submit Digital Life Certificate At Any Time During The Year

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi: The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will allow pensioners to submit their digital Pramaan Patra at any time during...
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Income Tax Refund:  Track Status Online

Income Tax Refund: Track Status Online

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Use your PAN number to track the income tax refund status online. It is mandatory to file your income tax...
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ITR Proof For Others: Use Income Tax Acknowledgement

ITR Proof For Others: Use Income Tax Acknowledgement

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
For professionals and others, who don’t get regular salary, Income Tax Returns (ITRs) are used as income proof for various...
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ESI: Social Security Scheme For Organised Workers

ESI: Social Security Scheme For Organised Workers

ESI Updates & Cases
The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation has kick-started work on a nationwide roll-out of the social security scheme for organised workers once the Social Security Code is implemented, likely...
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Automated Resume Screening Has Turned Talent Into Lemons

Automated Resume Screening Has Turned Talent Into Lemons

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Eliminating web pages stuffed with irrelevant keywords is not a struggle exclusive to search engines. Recruiters and hiring managers too...
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*Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020: CBDT issues clarification on making payment without additional amount*

*Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020: CBDT issues clarification on making payment without additional amount*

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The CBDT issued clarification in respect of direct tax under Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020, wherein the Board has extended the...
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Top Indicators Of Workplace Harassment: Work-From-Home realm

Top Indicators Of Workplace Harassment: Work-From-Home realm

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
Work-from-home is the new norm now. The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses across the world to enforce the system of...
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How L&D Leaders Can Help Achieve Business Outcomes?

How L&D Leaders Can Help Achieve Business Outcomes?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
lobal Business environment today is characterized by 2 Facts (1) accelerated pace of change and (2) global and intense competition....
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ESIC:  Amendment To Confinement Expenses To Rs. 7500

ESIC: Amendment To Confinement Expenses To Rs. 7500

ESI Updates & Cases
Labour ministry has done away with the provision of lowered rate of contribution by employees and employers to the Employees’ State...
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EPFO: Plans Afoot To Bring Two Schemes Under PF

EPFO: Plans Afoot To Bring Two Schemes Under PF

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi: The government is proposing to bring the voluntary pension scheme for small traders and unorganised workers under the...
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Draft Rules: Labor Code,2020

Draft Rules: Labor Code,2020

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Download: Industrial Relation (Central) Rules, 2020 Download: Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Central Rules, 2020 Industrial Relations Code: Subsumes...
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Virtual Celebration Ideas: to Help Your Team Bond Remotely

Virtual Celebration Ideas: to Help Your Team Bond Remotely

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Virtual celebration ideas are ways to recognize achievements and observe special occasions online. Online parties and digital shout-outs are fun...
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Kerala HC Stays ESIC Decision To Cancel IP Quota In Medical, Dental Colleges

Kerala HC Stays ESIC Decision To Cancel IP Quota In Medical, Dental Colleges

ESI Updates & Cases
Thiruvananthapuram: The decision taken by the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to cancel the IP Quota has been stayed by Kerala...
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CBDT: Recognized PFs Can Invest In ‘A’ Or Higher Rated Securities

CBDT: Recognized PFs Can Invest In ‘A’ Or Higher Rated Securities

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI : The Income Tax department has allowed recognised provident funds to invest in 'A' or higher-rated debt securities, a...
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Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme For Girl Child: Invest 14 Years, Will Get Up to 66 Lakh Returns

Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme For Girl Child: Invest 14 Years, Will Get Up to 66 Lakh Returns

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme for girl child has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Central Government for better...
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Decoding the Industrial Relations Code, 2020

Decoding the Industrial Relations Code, 2020

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Background In the background of the unprecedented slump that the Indian economy is currently going through on account of the...
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Key Leadership Changes: WeWork India

Key Leadership Changes: WeWork India

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
WeWork India has announced key strategic appointments to its India leadership team. The co-working giant continues to focus on long...
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ESIC: 9.3 Lakh New Members In August, 2020

ESIC: 9.3 Lakh New Members In August, 2020

ESI Updates & Cases
Around 9.30 lakh new members joined ESIC-run social security scheme in August, against 7.55 lakh in the previous month, official data...
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Supreme Court: Right To Travel Abroad Is Part Of Fundamental Right To Dignity, Personal Liberty

Supreme Court: Right To Travel Abroad Is Part Of Fundamental Right To Dignity, Personal Liberty

Fundamental Rights
The Supreme Court has held that the right to travel abroad is an inseverable part of the fundamental right to...
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CBDT: Income Tax Returns And Audit Reports Date Extended

CBDT: Income Tax Returns And Audit Reports Date Extended

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) has extended the due date of furnishing of Income Tax Returns and Audit...
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Industrial Relations Code: Reforming The Settlement Of Industrial Disputes Mechanisms

Industrial Relations Code: Reforming The Settlement Of Industrial Disputes Mechanisms

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Most of the popular commentaries on ease of doing business concentrate on the so-called rigid clauses governing retrenchment of workers...
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Labour Law Reforms Must Focus on Efficient Justice Delivery Mechanisms for Ease of Doing Business: Why? (part-2)

Labour Law Reforms Must Focus on Efficient Justice Delivery Mechanisms for Ease of Doing Business: Why? (part-2)

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The objective of labour laws is to “ensure socio-economic justice to labour…”. The First Five Year Plan clearly outlined the objective of the government...
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PoSH Act, 2013 & Latest Updates: Short Term Course With Latest Amendments

PoSH Act, 2013 & Latest Updates: Short Term Course With Latest Amendments

Courses
● Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace & Vishaka Guidelines ● Practical Training + Certificate ● Case Studies | Sexual Harassment...
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Real Labour Reforms: Laws Have To Ease At The State Level

Real Labour Reforms: Laws Have To Ease At The State Level

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Better late than never. After much dithering and deferring, India has got down to housekeeping in the area of labour...
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Income Tax Return For AY 2020-21: Documents Required, Last Date And Other Details

Income Tax Return For AY 2020-21: Documents Required, Last Date And Other Details

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
New Delhi: The income tax return filing deadline is near. Generally, the last date to file ITR is June 30, however,...
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ITR 2019-20: Taxpayers Advised To Claim Newly Inserted Deductions

ITR 2019-20: Taxpayers Advised To Claim Newly Inserted Deductions

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Government has introduced two new deductions namely deduction for interest on affordable housing loan and deduction for interest on...
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PF: Parliamentary Panel To Scrutinize EPFO Corpus

PF: Parliamentary Panel To Scrutinize EPFO Corpus

EPF Updates & Cases
The parliamentary committee on Labour is set to scrutinize the Rs10 trillion corpus under the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)...
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Expert: Success Of Labour Codes Depend On How Rules Are Framed & Implemented

Expert: Success Of Labour Codes Depend On How Rules Are Framed & Implemented

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
New Delhi: The recent government regulation to subsume multiple labour laws into four codes is a major reform but the...
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All 4 Labour Codes Likely To Be Implemented From Apr 1 (2021): Labour Secretary

All 4 Labour Codes Likely To Be Implemented From Apr 1 (2021): Labour Secretary

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
All four labour codes are likely to be implemented in one go from April 1, the beginning of the next...
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Labour Codes: Draft Rules To Be Ready By November

Labour Codes: Draft Rules To Be Ready By November

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour ministry on Wednesday said it intends to implement the new labour codes from the beginning of next fiscal....
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EPFO Launches WhatsApp Helpline Service

EPFO Launches WhatsApp Helpline Service

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: Retirement fund body EPFO has launched a WhatsApp helpline service for speedy redressal of grievances of its subscribes, the labour ministry said...
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Post-Covid Resume: Hybrid Workplaces Will Need Employees To Gain New Technology And Soft Skills

Post-Covid Resume: Hybrid Workplaces Will Need Employees To Gain New Technology And Soft Skills

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Has the Covid-19 pandemic permanently transformed the workplace? At least for a large part of the white-collar corporate workforce, the...
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The New Labour Codes: Labour’s Loss

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The labour Codes enacted by Parliament have little to do with labour welfare; they are apparently meant to improve ‘ease...
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Post-Pandemic Rules Of Talent Management

Post-Pandemic Rules Of Talent Management

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Over the past decades, rapid digital transformation has enabled organizations to completely reimagine the way they work and manage talent. From reliable...
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IndiGo Drives Contactless Employee Engagement: How ?

IndiGo Drives Contactless Employee Engagement: How ?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
In conversation with Raj Raghavan, Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources, IndiGo: Raj leads Human Resources function at...
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New Labour Code: An Uber Driver Can Be Both Gig And Platform Worker

New Labour Code: An Uber Driver Can Be Both Gig And Platform Worker

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
The Code on Social Security 2020, which was passed in Parliament in September, and has already received presidential assent, has provided for social security...
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Increase Your Contribution Towards EPF Through VPF: Why ?

Increase Your Contribution Towards EPF Through VPF: Why ?

EPF Updates & Cases
Making a contribution towards Employees Provident Fund (EPF) that is just the required amount is definitely a wrong decision. You...
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Code On Social Security, 2020: Impacts On Wages And Benefits Of Employees

Code On Social Security, 2020: Impacts On Wages And Benefits Of Employees

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
An essential step to reforming workplaces is the coming of the code on social security in India. Social security is...
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Madras HC: Is An Illegitimate Child Entitled To Maintenance Under S. 125 CrPC?

Madras HC: Is An Illegitimate Child Entitled To Maintenance Under S. 125 CrPC?

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Madras High Court: B. Pugalendhi, J., while addressing an issue observed and reiterated the established position of the Supreme Court that,...
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LinkedIn Survey: Work-From-Home Scenario Takes A Toll On Mental Health Of Indian Professionals

LinkedIn Survey: Work-From-Home Scenario Takes A Toll On Mental Health Of Indian Professionals

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The COVID-19 pandemic has redefined ‘normal life’ for everyone, especially working professionals. And, although awareness on mental health issues is...
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3C’s of Learning: President – HR Of Ashok Leyland

3C’s of Learning: President – HR Of Ashok Leyland

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
N V Balachandar, is currently President-HR, Communication and CSR at Ashok Leyland. He is a member of the key leadership...
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Mental Health Leave Policy: An Industry-First Initiative By Urban Company

Mental Health Leave Policy: An Industry-First Initiative By Urban Company

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Home services company, Urban Company (formerly UrbanClap) has launched an industry-first initiative by announcing its  Mental Health Leave Policy, ahead...
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New Labour Laws: Permanent Jobs Can Now Be Converted Into Fixed-Term Contracts

New Labour Laws: Permanent Jobs Can Now Be Converted Into Fixed-Term Contracts

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Companies can now convert permanent jobs into fixed-term contracts as the union government removed safeguard provision under the new labour laws...
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Ministry To Soon Kick-start The Process Of Framing Rules For Three Labour Codes: Santosh Gangwar

Ministry To Soon Kick-start The Process Of Framing Rules For Three Labour Codes: Santosh Gangwar

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Labour ministry will soon kick-start the process of framing rules for the three labour codes passed by the Parliament recently, labour minister Santosh Gangwar said. While...
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Income Tax Return: Fill In 15 Minutes By Yourself

Income Tax Return: Fill In 15 Minutes By Yourself

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Visit the website of the Income Tax Department www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in First of all, to file ITR, keep your PAN, Aadhaar, bank...
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Labour Codes To Help Workers Become self-Reliant In Coming Days: Santosh Gangwar

Labour Codes To Help Workers Become self-Reliant In Coming Days: Santosh Gangwar

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Labour minister Santosh Gangwar reiterated that the labour codes enacted by his government will help workers become self-reliant in coming days besides improving the...
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Gujarat Mazdoor Sabha: Labour Reforms Likely To Result Into Large Scale Unemployment In Gujarat

Gujarat Mazdoor Sabha: Labour Reforms Likely To Result Into Large Scale Unemployment In Gujarat

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
The quashed notification of the Gujarat government allowing factories to extend shifts up to 12 hours from eight hours could...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of September-2020: “One Clik”

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

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Gazette Notifications Further Extension Of Time Limit To Deposit Labour Welfare Fund In Maharashtra The Government of Maharashtra through...
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“Not An Internal Emergency Threatening The Security Of The Country”: Supreme Court quashes Notification Of Gujarat Government Exempting factories from paying overtime wages

“Not An Internal Emergency Threatening The Security Of The Country”: Supreme Court quashes Notification Of Gujarat Government Exempting factories from paying overtime wages

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
The Supreme Court today quashed a Gujarat government notification exempting factories from paying overtime wages to workers and providing ideal...
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Evolution Of Jobs In The Current Scenario

Evolution Of Jobs In The Current Scenario

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
he pandemic has transformed the in and out of the job market, not just shifting growth trends of industries but...
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ESIC Issues Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety Measures at Workplace

ESIC Issues Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety Measures at Workplace

ESI Updates & Cases
Dr. Harsh Vardhan,  Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, and Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, ...
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Govt To Implement All 4 Labour Codes In One Go By December: Santosh Gangwar

Govt To Implement All 4 Labour Codes In One Go By December: Santosh Gangwar

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases Labor Law Updates (Central)
The government is aiming to implement all the four labour codes in one go by December this year and complete...
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How To Build A Successful Career In HR

How To Build A Successful Career In HR

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
With organisations evolving every day to confront the emerging business challenges and disruptions, human capital continues to hold major differentiators...
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PF & Pension: Proposal To Increase Limit Upto 25 Thousand

PF & Pension: Proposal To Increase Limit Upto 25 Thousand

EPF Updates & Cases
EPFO Central Board of Trustees (CBT) members have proposed to the Ministry of Labor to cut contribution and increase the...
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How To Verify Your Income-tax Return

How To Verify Your Income-tax Return

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
After you have uploaded or submitted your ITR (income tax return) on the income-tax (I-T) e-filing portal, you get 120...
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90% Engineering Job Seekers: Soft Skills Are Important For Employment

90% Engineering Job Seekers: Soft Skills Are Important For Employment

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Covid-19 pandemic has induced a financial crunch for many companies and the world and they have had to lay off...
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New Industrial Relations Code: How Does It Affect The Right To Strike?

New Industrial Relations Code: How Does It Affect The Right To Strike?

Labor Codes: Updates & Cases
Three Codes on labour law were passed by Parliament this week, amid strident criticism and vociferous protests by many trade unions. Hailed...
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When Senior Citizens Are Not Required To File Their ITR?

When Senior Citizens Are Not Required To File Their ITR?

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
When senior citizens are not required to file their ITR? In India majority of older persons face financial hardship in...
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“We Are Not Going Back In Time’ After Sexual Misconduct Settlement: Sundar Pichai To Employees

“We Are Not Going Back In Time’ After Sexual Misconduct Settlement: Sundar Pichai To Employees

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent a stern warning to all employees Friday, pointing them to a new settlement between the company...
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76% Of Employees In India Feel Affected By Skill Gap: Udemy

76% Of Employees In India Feel Affected By Skill Gap: Udemy

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
In Udemy's “2019/2020 Global Skills Gap Report”, the majority (92 percent) of employees in India agree that there is a skills...
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Long Time Coming: A Modern Labour Code

Long Time Coming: A Modern Labour Code

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three labour codes — namely the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020,...
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Digital And Physical Workplaces Will Coexist Post COVID-19

Digital And Physical Workplaces Will Coexist Post COVID-19

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
A new report from Verizon Business, “Recreating Work as a Blend of Virtual and Physical Experiences, “examines the impact of...
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E-PAN | All You Need To Know About The Digital Version Of Your PAN Card

E-PAN | All You Need To Know About The Digital Version Of Your PAN Card

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
All of us know how important Permanent Account Number or PAN is. It is not only an identity proof but...
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Pat HC | Court Upholds The Constitutional Validity Of S. 234E Of Income Tax Act

Pat HC | Court Upholds The Constitutional Validity Of S. 234E Of Income Tax Act

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Patna High Court: In a petition alleging Section 234E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 to be unconstitutional, ultra vires and...
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CA Bodies Appeal To Finance Minister To Amend TCS Norms, Extend I-T Return Due Date

CA Bodies Appeal To Finance Minister To Amend TCS Norms, Extend I-T Return Due Date

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
MUMBAI: The new provisions relating to tax collection at source (TCS) kick in from October 1. The dire economic situation arising...
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EPFO Gives Relief To Private Employees From September 30, Benefits Of New Pension Facility

EPFO Gives Relief To Private Employees From September 30, Benefits Of New Pension Facility

EPF Updates & Cases
This is good news for employees working in the private sector. Now EPFO ​​(Employees Provident Fund Organization) has taken better...
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New Normal: Reimagining The Workforce Strategy

New Normal: Reimagining The Workforce Strategy

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
n recent times, the way businesses existed and operated has changed; and possibly, for ever. Notwithstanding, the good news is,...
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Massive Fire Breaks Out At ONGC Plant In Surat (Gujarat)

Massive Fire Breaks Out At ONGC Plant In Surat (Gujarat)

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Massive fire broke out at an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plant in Surat, Gujarat, around 3 am on...
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Bill Gates: Work From Home Culture To Continue Even After Pandemic Ends

Bill Gates: Work From Home Culture To Continue Even After Pandemic Ends

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
MUMBAI: The work from home culture has worked well and many companies  will continue with the system even after the coronavirus pandemic...
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5 Leadership Soft Skills: Need to Empower Team

5 Leadership Soft Skills: Need to Empower Team

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
More than ever, we need leaders. Because of the current health crisis that has fast-forwarded our lives into the digital future, and...
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3 New Labour Codes: What Changes For Workers And Hirers?

3 New Labour Codes: What Changes For Workers And Hirers?

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Lok Sabha Tuesday cleared new versions of three labour codes — Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020, Code on Social Security Bill, 2020...
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3 Labor Code Bills: Passed in Rajya Sabha

Labor Law Updates (Central)
https://youtu.be/Xa27O56rbxk Three Labour code bills passed in Rajya Sabha | 23rd Sep, 2020 NEW DELHI: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday...
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Labour Codes: Key Proposals And Concerns, New Versions By Govt.

Labour Codes: Key Proposals And Concerns, New Versions By Govt.

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Code on Wages (Draft) - Download Industrial Relation Code, 2020 (Draft) - Download Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 (Draft) -...
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Working From Home Was Fine For 6 Months. Now It’s Not

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced last week that at least some employees — largely those in sales and trading — would...
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Income Tax: Don’t Wait For 30 Sept Deadline For Filing Belated Returns For FY ’19

Income Tax: Don’t Wait For 30 Sept Deadline For Filing Belated Returns For FY ’19

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The 30 September deadline for filing belated or revised income tax returns (ITR) for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is fast...
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Remote Workforce: Companies are Offering Perks

Remote Workforce: Companies are Offering Perks

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
This article was written by Kay VanAntwerpen, a member of the Entrepreneur NEXT powered by Assemble content team. Entrepreneur NEXT is our...
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Leadership Lessons From Accenture’s CIO

Leadership Lessons From Accenture’s CIO

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Martha Heller: How do you define your role as CIO of Accenture? Penelope Prett: My stakeholders expect me to keep the...
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ESI Official Gazette: Extension of ABVKY & IP Reimbursement Bill Within 3 Months

ESI Official Gazette: Extension of ABVKY & IP Reimbursement Bill Within 3 Months

ESI Updates & Cases
Notification: Extension of ABVKY Notification: IP Reimbursement Bill 1. No N-12/13/01/2019-P&D.—In exercise of the powers conferred upon it under sub-section...
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EPF Update: 227th Meeting CBT of EPF (EDLI, Interest & more)

EPF Update: 227th Meeting CBT of EPF (EDLI, Interest & more)

EPF Updates & Cases
227th Meeting CBT of EPF held Posted On: 09 SEP 2020 4:51PM by PIB Delhi The 227th Meeting of the...
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EPF Update (News): Nominee Can Claim On Sudden Death Under eDLI

EPF Update (News): Nominee Can Claim On Sudden Death Under eDLI

EPF Updates & Cases
In the Corona era, there is a relief news for the family of 4.5 crore people across the country. Now,...
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EPF Scheme: Doctors, CA and Lawyers will be able to join

EPF Scheme: Doctors, CA and Lawyers will be able to join

EPF Updates & Cases
With this step of the central government, lawyers, doctors, CA and other self-employed people will also be able to join...
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Next-Level Leadership: New Skills & Mindsets Needed To Lead Others Into The Future

Next-Level Leadership: New Skills & Mindsets Needed To Lead Others Into The Future

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Information sharing via the internet has unleashed a whole new playing field for businesses. Leaders have had to begin working...
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Remote Team Building: To Improve Creativity And Innovation

Remote Team Building: To Improve Creativity And Innovation

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Like many service companies, East End Yovth’s (the v is for “visionary”) team is working from home. The digital marketing...
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Managing HR In A Digital World

Managing HR In A Digital World

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
When COVID-19 shut workplaces across the globe, human resources teams faced the unique challenge of managing the health, safety and...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of August-2020: “One Clik”

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

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Gazette Notifications The Maharashtra Minimum Wages VDA Notification (July 2020) Government of Maharashtra has released revised minimum rates of...
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3 Leadership Practices: Will Help You Get Comfortable With Chaos

3 Leadership Practices: Will Help You Get Comfortable With Chaos

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
For C-suite leaders, setting the tone is paramount when it comes to morale. When Covid-19 disrupted businesses, leaders were tasked with adopting a...
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Leadership Lessons From the World’s Top CEOs

Leadership Lessons From the World’s Top CEOs

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
“I like to sleep late and then take a short nap during the day to recharge,” said no CEO, ever....
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Remote Work Good Or Bad For Employee Engagement ?

Remote Work Good Or Bad For Employee Engagement ?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Remote work is here to stay. While most businesses have made such arrangements work in the short term, how will...
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Center-Out Management: New Leadership Style After COVID-19

Center-Out Management: New Leadership Style After COVID-19

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
COVID-19 caught us all off guard. While many businesses worldwide struggle to make ends meet, the pandemic hit the travel and hospitality...
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OYO: New Employee Initiatives

OYO: New Employee Initiatives

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Indian hospitality firm OYO has announced several initiatives to help its employees deal with anxiety and stress while working from...
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Fire In Telangana Srisailam Power Plant: 9 Killed Including 5 Engineers

Fire In Telangana Srisailam Power Plant: 9 Killed Including 5 Engineers

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Five engineers of Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (TSGenco) were among the nine killed after a massive fire swept through...
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ESI Corporation’s 182nd Meeting: Important Decisions With Circular

ESI Corporation’s 182nd Meeting: Important Decisions With Circular

ESI Updates & Cases
Download: Guidelines For ABVKY The ESI Corporation during its 182nd meeting held on 20.08.2020 under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh...
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ESI: Unemployment Allowance Eligibility Extended Till June,2021 – Workers Can Claim 50% Of Average Wage

ESI: Unemployment Allowance Eligibility Extended Till June,2021 – Workers Can Claim 50% Of Average Wage

ESI Updates & Cases
Relaxing the eligibility criteria to avail the unemployment allowance under the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), the Centre announced that...
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Performance Feedback Doesn’t Work: How To Make Proper ?

Performance Feedback Doesn’t Work: How To Make Proper ?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The ability to provide effective and credible performance feedback is a critical skill for supervisors, managers and leaders. Feedback delivered...
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Talent Management Trends And HR Skills: They Need

Talent Management Trends And HR Skills: They Need

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
This time of year is traditionally filled with conversations about next year's strategic plans, individual goals and budgets. The COVID-19...
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HR Business Partnering KPIs: An Unquantifiable Role?

HR Business Partnering KPIs: An Unquantifiable Role?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Time and again, questions have been raised about the effectiveness of a strategic HR Business Partnering role and the measurable...
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Productivity Can Be Maintained In A Virtual Work Setting: BCG Findings

Productivity Can Be Maintained In A Virtual Work Setting: BCG Findings

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
An international Boston Consulting Group (BCG) survey on employee sentiment reveals that productivity can be maintained surprisingly well in a...
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Human Resource: Future Jobs Titles

Human Resource: Future Jobs Titles

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The Coronavirus has drastically reshaped the economy and the labor force. Since its rapid spread around the globe, we have...
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Transparent Taxation Platform: PM Modi Launched On 13th August, 2020

Transparent Taxation Platform: PM Modi Launched On 13th August, 2020

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a platform to honour the honest taxpayers of the country. The unveiling took place at...
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Supreme Court: Hindu Daughter Has Equal Right In Property

Supreme Court: Hindu Daughter Has Equal Right In Property

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, gave Hindu daughters their rightful due of their father’s property by extending the scope of...
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President Kovind Rejected States Ordinances To Suspend Majority Of Labour Laws: trade union BMS

President Kovind Rejected States Ordinances To Suspend Majority Of Labour Laws: trade union BMS

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Thursday said President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected ordinances proposed by Uttar Pradesh, Madhya...
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Employee Death Due To Covid-19 To Be Treated As Accidental In Coal India

Employee Death Due To Covid-19 To Be Treated As Accidental In Coal India

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
NEW DELHI: Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said demise of any employee of state-owned CIL due to COVID-19 will be...
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Covid Brings Virtual Farewell For The First Time In Indian Railways

Covid Brings Virtual Farewell For The First Time In Indian Railways

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
After virtual on boarding in many organizations, Covid now brings virtual farewell in Indian railways. For the first time  Railway...
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Gujarat Govt Cancels Overtime Pay, SC Issues Notice In Union Plea

Gujarat Govt Cancels Overtime Pay, SC Issues Notice In Union Plea

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The Supreme Court today issues notice on a plea challenging the Gujarat Govt’s notification extending work hours under Factories Act without overtime...
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Karnataka HC Asks State To Respond On Paid Quarantine Leave To Employees

Karnataka HC Asks State To Respond On Paid Quarantine Leave To Employees

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to submit its response on a public interest litigation, seeking...
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Confidence Rising In Indian Workforce : LinkedIn Survey

Confidence Rising In Indian Workforce : LinkedIn Survey

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
As restrictions in lockdown slowly lift, confidence of the Indian workforce, be it towards finances or individual confidence, is steadily...
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Salary Increments Scenario Is Grim In India: TeamLease Report

Salary Increments Scenario Is Grim In India: TeamLease Report

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: Salary growth for Indian professionals could vary from a slightly optimistic to stagnant and even destructive, given the dire...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of July-2020: “One Clik”

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

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Gazette Notifications Amendment To The Puducherry Building And Other Construction Workers (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service) Rules,...
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Leadership: These Skills Are At Top

Leadership: These Skills Are At Top

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Leaders are made, not born. That being said, the art of leadership is full of nuances and complexities. There are a few...
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Income Tax : CBDT Extends Return Filing Deadline Till September 30

Income Tax : CBDT Extends Return Filing Deadline Till September 30

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The government on Wednesday extended the deadline for filing income tax returns for 2018-19 fiscal by two months till September...
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Employee Engagement: Improve With These Questions

Employee Engagement: Improve With These Questions

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Gone are the days of the complacent worker who is content with doing the same job year after year regardless...
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Remote Employee Engagement: How To Boost In Normal Budget

Remote Employee Engagement: How To Boost In Normal Budget

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Pre-coronavirus, employee engagement had evolved from ‘cause for concern’ to ‘signs of improvement’, with Gallup reporting in 2018 the percentage...
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EPFO Withdrawals: Rise In April-July, 2020

EPFO Withdrawals: Rise In April-July, 2020

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: As much as Rs 30,000 crore has been withdrawn in under four months starting April by 8 million...
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HR In Future May Be: Department Of Individual And Organizational Health

HR In Future May Be: Department Of Individual And Organizational Health

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
John Sumser is a principal analyst for HRExaminer, an independent analyst firm covering HR Technology and the intersection of people,...
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HR in 2025: Three Considerations

HR in 2025: Three Considerations

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
1. There is not one HR There are many types of organisations, and there are many different forms and shapes...
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Supreme Court: Teachers Entitled To Gratuity Under Payment Of Gratuity Act, 1972

Supreme Court: Teachers Entitled To Gratuity Under Payment Of Gratuity Act, 1972

Gratuity: Updates & Case
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTIONCIVIL APPEAL No.2530 OF 2012Birla Institute of Technology ....Appellant(s)VERSUSThe State of Jharkhand & Ors. ...Respondent(s) Download: Judgement The...
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Re-Thinking Training and Development: Post Covid

Re-Thinking Training and Development: Post Covid

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Since well before our current crisis, smart companies have been asking tough questions about traditional approaches to training and developing...
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Leaders and Heroes: 3 Core Competencies

Leaders and Heroes: 3 Core Competencies

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
If you have experience in HR and Business leadership, you would know the effect of leadership ability on organizational performance....
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Rebuild HR: to Support Fast Growth and Happy Employees

Rebuild HR: to Support Fast Growth and Happy Employees

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
The pandemic has taught entrepreneurs many harsh lessons, but chief among them is, "if you don't take care of your employees, they...
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Job Search Advice: How To Start Immediately

Job Search Advice: How To Start Immediately

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Like millions of other Americans and people throughout the world, you may have found yourself in between jobs due the...
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Employee Re-Joining: Rules & Documents

Employee Re-Joining: Rules & Documents

HR Letters & Formats
Re-joining obviously should be based on past performance and conduct of an ex-employee. These are paramount: 1. Tenure served (fairly...
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Income Tax Form 26AS: More Details Are There

Income Tax Form 26AS: More Details Are There

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
NEW DELHI : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Saturday reminded tax payers that the new tax credit statement—form...
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IT Department: Can Contact, If You Made High Value Transaction And Not Filled Return (FY 19)

IT Department: Can Contact, If You Made High Value Transaction And Not Filled Return (FY 19)

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The tax department said in a notification issued on Saturday that it will start an 11-day e-campaign starting from 20...
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Set-up An Agile Workforce: To Make Your Midsize Business Strong

Set-up An Agile Workforce: To Make Your Midsize Business Strong

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
In times of great uncertainty and unforeseen change, everyone from business owners to employees on the shop floor looks to...
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HR Openings For Fresher And Experienced: Location Wise

HR Openings For Fresher And Experienced: Location Wise

HR Opening
Kindly find below HR Openings with different locations. All vacancies are just #helpinghand. We have shared this as received. You...
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EPF Official Gazette: PMGKY Extension – Contribution Of 24% From June To August 2020

EPF Official Gazette: PMGKY Extension – Contribution Of 24% From June To August 2020

EPF Updates & Cases
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has given its approval for extending the contribution...
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Working From Home: Loneliness And End Of The Office

Working From Home: Loneliness And End Of The Office

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Dahlia Francis is sitting on a small couch at the foot of her bed, in her shared flat, on a...
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Income Tax Department: Verify ITRs for AYs 2015-16 to 2019-20 by Sep 30

Income Tax Department: Verify ITRs for AYs 2015-16 to 2019-20 by Sep 30

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Income Tax (I-T) Department on Monday gave a one-time relaxation to taxpayers who have not yet verified their e-filed...
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Career Decisions: How To Make When It Seems Impossible To Plan Anything Right Now

Career Decisions: How To Make When It Seems Impossible To Plan Anything Right Now

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Almost every situation we’re facing in our lives right now is unprecedented. We’re still in the midst of an ever-evolving...
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HR Technology Trends: 2020

HR Technology Trends: 2020

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
With more employees working remotely during the first half of this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, technology has become...
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Code On Wages: Labor Ministry Circulates Draft Rules

Code On Wages: Labor Ministry Circulates Draft Rules

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Official Gazette The Code on Wages, 2019, the first law under labour reforms, is likely to be implemented by...
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Remote Working: Good Time To Brush Up Soft Skill

Remote Working: Good Time To Brush Up Soft Skill

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Any remaining doubts about the value of soft skills were likely abandoned in recent months as the pandemic forced the...
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PMGKY – PF Contribution: Cabinet Approves Extension Till August

PMGKY – PF Contribution: Cabinet Approves Extension Till August

EPF Updates & Cases
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to extend the scheme for payment of the employer and employee's Provident...
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Working From Home: Increase Your Productivity

Working From Home: Increase Your Productivity

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
A vast majority of office workers (83%) want to work from home at least one day a week after the...
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How To Put The Human In Human Resources

How To Put The Human In Human Resources

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
The Human Resources organization should be the most humane department in your company; after all, it has the word “human”...
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“New Normal”: The Five Pillars

“New Normal”: The Five Pillars

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
COVID-19 has accelerated many changes in the world of work. It has reinforced the value of some approaches, highlighted the...
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Job Search Tips: For Age Above 50 Year

Job Search Tips: For Age Above 50 Year

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
When you are an older unemployed professional in your late 50′s how do you survive and what strategies should you...
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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana 2020: How To Open New Accounts, Interest Rates, Scheme Details, Online Payment

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana 2020: How To Open New Accounts, Interest Rates, Scheme Details, Online Payment

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
For the opening of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana accounts, some relaxation in the eligibility norms has been announced by the government...
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Leadership: The Three Pillars According To Brene Brown

Leadership: The Three Pillars According To Brene Brown

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
With businesses floundering in the current coronavirus crisis, leaders are now shifting their views. Many are introspecting on why their...
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Karnataka Standing Orders Amended To Include Fixed Term Employment

Karnataka Standing Orders Amended To Include Fixed Term Employment

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Karnataka government has notified the amended Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules, 1961 to introduce the term ‘fixed term workman’...
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Survey: Employees Worried Of Going Back To Office, 7 Out Of 10 Are On Complete WFH

Survey: Employees Worried Of Going Back To Office, 7 Out Of 10 Are On Complete WFH

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
BENGALURU: Seven in 10 employees say their companies have allowed complete wor from home till the current situation normalises, finds a...
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Delhi HC: Employees Cannot Seek Enforcement Of Normal Employment Terms

Delhi HC: Employees Cannot Seek Enforcement Of Normal Employment Terms

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition claiming that the Air Force Civil Cooks are being forced to stay...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of June-2020: “One Clik”

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

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Download: Gazette Notifications The Meghalaya Minimum Wages Notification (April 2020):As per notification no LBG 75/2012/382, the Government of Meghalaya has...
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Salaried Employee Opting For New Tax Regime: Clarification on Taxation

Salaried Employee Opting For New Tax Regime: Clarification on Taxation

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Clarification on Taxation for FY2020-21; Effective 1 April 2020 Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) has amended Rule 2BB of...
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Gujarat Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2020

Gujarat Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2020

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
The Gujarat Labour and Employment Department on June 23, 2020 issues the Gujarat Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and...
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ESI Update: Bank account And Mobile Are Mandatory

ESI Update: Bank account And Mobile Are Mandatory

ESI Updates & Cases
ESIC has mandated the submission of mobile number and bank account details (Bank name, Branch name and IFSC) for registration...
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Job Seekers: Mistakes With LinkedIn Headline

Job Seekers: Mistakes With LinkedIn Headline

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Being on LinkedIn is a must today. Not only can you find recent and relevant job openings, but it also...
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Appointment Letter: Elements & Format

Appointment Letter: Elements & Format

HR Letters & Formats
An appointment letter is an official document that employers issue to their employees after they have spent working for a...
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Income Tax Rules: Latest Changes

Income Tax Rules: Latest Changes

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
NEW DELHI : Giving relief to taxpayers amid the spread of Covid-19, the income tax department has relaxed various deadlines --...
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Leaders Don’t Want To Support Remote Working: Why?

Leaders Don’t Want To Support Remote Working: Why?

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
On May 12th, Jack Dorsey told Twitter employees that they would be allowed to work from home indefinitely, even after...
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Why Good People Manage Badly ?

Why Good People Manage Badly ?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
The institution of management is bad. Bad because it causes too much stress and harms human health. Bad because it...
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How To Keep Employees Motivated ?

How To Keep Employees Motivated ?

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Employees and their attitudes and dedication towards your business are a key factor in the success of any organisation. As...
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Maternity Benefit Leaves And Policy

Maternity Benefit Leaves And Policy

Maternity Act Updates & Cases
The Maternity (Amendment) Bill 2017, an amendment to the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, was passed in Rajya Sabha on August 11,...
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Interview & Resume: How To Describe Yourself With Words

Interview & Resume: How To Describe Yourself With Words

Interview: Ideas & Trends
In daily life, people aren’t usually asking you how you describe yourself, but during the job search process, it’s an...
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Girik Capital: Keep Looking For New Winners – Growth And Leadership

Girik Capital: Keep Looking For New Winners – Growth And Leadership

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Once it is established that the company is a true leader, it is extremely important that it keeps growing, says Charandeep...
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation: Bopal-Ghuma & Others Are Added

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation: Bopal-Ghuma & Others Are Added

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Bopal-Ghuma now part of southwest zone of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation | Ahmedabad News - Times of IndiaAHMEDABAD: After the notification...
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Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan: PM Modi Launched

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan: PM Modi Launched

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan on 20th June 2020 to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for...
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Communication Strategy To Engage Employees: How To Design ?

Communication Strategy To Engage Employees: How To Design ?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
As COVID-19 spreads exponentially across the globe employees are yearning for information. They are living with uncertainty. Employers need to...
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HR Openings For Fresher And Experienced: Location Wise

HR Openings For Fresher And Experienced: Location Wise

HR Opening
Kindly find below HR Openings with different locations. All vacancies are just #helpinghand. We have shared this as received. You...
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Immediate Opening For HR & Admin: Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

Immediate Opening For HR & Admin: Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

HR Opening
Reference: "One Clik" HR Manager: (1 Opening) - Gandhinagar, Gujarat Experience: Max. 6 yrs. Salary: Upto 5L (Depends on the...
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“New Normal”: HR Can Support Culture By This Ways

“New Normal”: HR Can Support Culture By This Ways

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Human Resources departments have long gotten a bad rap. After talent acquisition handles an employee’s initial hiring and onboarding, it’s...
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EPF Advance Claim: New Option Available

EPF Advance Claim: New Option Available

EPF Updates & Cases
EPF advance claim: Partial Withdrawal (Advance claim) related to Previous Employer, without transferring can also be done now. Means, you...
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EPFO: Launched Multi-Location Claim Settlement Facility

EPFO: Launched Multi-Location Claim Settlement Facility

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI : EPF withdrawal claims are now being processed faster than before as the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has...
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Salary Negotiation Best Practices: NBA’s Dallas Mavericks

Salary Negotiation Best Practices: NBA’s Dallas Mavericks

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Salary negotiations are going to look different post-Covid-19 than pre-pandemic. As the U.S. begins to reopen, companies are beginning to...
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Transformation In Internal audit

Transformation In Internal audit

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Now is an opportunity for internal audit leaders to pause, reflect, and consider whether it is time to leave past...
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ILO To India: To Prevent Child Labor After Covid-19

ILO To India: To Prevent Child Labor After Covid-19

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
NEW DELHI : In the view of increasing unemployment and loss of income to the families due to coronavirus outbreak, International...
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Export Inquiries Increase: Labor Accelerated Sectors Worried About High Costs

Export Inquiries Increase: Labor Accelerated Sectors Worried About High Costs

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
New Delhi: Exporters have seen a 20% rise in export inquiries in the last fortnight from the US, Australia and Japan...
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Supreme Court: ‘No Urgent Action Against Firms For Not Paying Full Salary During Lockdown’

Supreme Court: ‘No Urgent Action Against Firms For Not Paying Full Salary During Lockdown’

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The Supreme Court on Friday asked states to facilitate settlement between private companies and their employees over wage payment. It...
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Supreme Court On Full Wages During Lockdown: Employee – Employer Has To Negotiate

Supreme Court On Full Wages During Lockdown: Employee – Employer Has To Negotiate

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In a major relief for private companies, the Supreme Court has diluted the Ministry of Home Affairs  (MHA) order that...
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Immediate Opening in HR: Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Immediate Opening in HR: Gandhinagar, Gujarat

HR Opening
Reference: "One Clik" Company: Ratnamani Healthcare Location: Chhatral(kalol), Gandhinagar (Gujarat) Experience: 0-1 Year Salary: Upto 25k (Depends on interview) Education:...
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Know When To Say “No”: Job Seekers

Know When To Say “No”: Job Seekers

Interview: Ideas & Trends
“Are you still a firm candidate for this role?” I hesitated. Everything I had found out about the school seemed promising....
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Rise In Sexual Harassment Complaints In WFH: Lockdown Duration

Rise In Sexual Harassment Complaints In WFH: Lockdown Duration

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) Getting unwarranted video call requests at odd hours, being talked down during virtual meetings were among...
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Boiler Blast At Chemical Factory – Bharuch, Gujarat: 8 Dead, 50 Injured

Boiler Blast At Chemical Factory – Bharuch, Gujarat: 8 Dead, 50 Injured

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Eight workers were killed and 50 others were injured on Wednesday in a massive fire triggered by a blast in...
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Survey: Out Of Three, One Small Business May Be Closed

Survey: Out Of Three, One Small Business May Be Closed

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
AS UNLOCK 1 kicks in, more than a third of self-employed and small and medium businesses do not see any...
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HR Webinar on PF Audit & Inspection

HR Webinar on PF Audit & Inspection

Seminar - Webinar
*Kindly read all details before applying. *Fill up form with all required details. (No any missing / incomplete details) *Date:...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) Of May-2020: “One Clik”

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

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Click Here For Download: Gazette Notifications Amendment To Order On Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Uttarakhand: Government of...
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‘Unorganized Worker Identification Number (U-WIN)’: Unorganized Sector Workers may Have IDs

‘Unorganized Worker Identification Number (U-WIN)’: Unorganized Sector Workers may Have IDs

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: The government has pulled out a 2014 proposal to provide identification numbers to workers from the the unorganised...
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EPFO Case Judgement By Delhi High Court: For Employees Of Exempted Organisations

EPFO Case Judgement By Delhi High Court: For Employees Of Exempted Organisations

EPF Updates & Cases
There is good news both for the employees and those who have retired from any of the exempted organizations. The...
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New Income Tax Return Forms: What Are New Updates?

New Income Tax Return Forms: What Are New Updates?

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
NEW DELHI : Bringing in some key changes in the income tax return forms, the income tax department has now released ITR...
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Supreme Court: Divorced Daughter Is Eligible For Pension

Supreme Court: Divorced Daughter Is Eligible For Pension

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Supreme Court has ruled that a divorced daughter is entitled to dependent family pension on a par with an...
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EPF New Contribution: Employees And Employers Can Adhere To 12%?

EPF New Contribution: Employees And Employers Can Adhere To 12%?

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has now provided clarification on the reduction of contribution towards EPF (Employees' Provident Fund)...
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HR Leaders: Preferring Behavioral Skills More

HR Leaders: Preferring Behavioral Skills More

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In corporate circles, especially in India, the role of Human Resources leaders is sometimes viewed as being an administrative, almost supportive one....
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New Income Tax Slab (FY 2020-2021): Five Incomes Are Exempted

New Income Tax Slab (FY 2020-2021): Five Incomes Are Exempted

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Key Highlights If you are opting for the new tax regime, then you need to know incomes that are exempted...
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Payment Of Gratuity: Employer Has A Right To Withhold Gratuity During Pendency Of The Disciplinary Proceedings

Payment Of Gratuity: Employer Has A Right To Withhold Gratuity During Pendency Of The Disciplinary Proceedings

Gratuity: Updates & Case
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA FULL BENCH CHAIRMAN-CUM-MANAGING DIRECTOR, MAHANADI COALFIELDS LIMITED — Appellant Vs. SRI RABINDRANATH CHOUBEY — Respondent (...
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Labor Minister: Centre Not To Approve State Amendments To Labor Laws In ‘Current Form’

Labor Minister: Centre Not To Approve State Amendments To Labor Laws In ‘Current Form’

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Union Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar has said that state government amendments to labour laws would not be approved by...
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Instant PAN Card Through Aadhaar: FM Launched Free Facility

Instant PAN Card Through Aadhaar: FM Launched Free Facility

Updates: Aadhar - PAN
NEW DELHI : As announced in the Union Budget earlier, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today formally launched the facility for instant...
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For Better Career Opportunities: 50% Job Seekers Are Upgrading Skills In Lockdown

For Better Career Opportunities: 50% Job Seekers Are Upgrading Skills In Lockdown

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
MUMBAI: Close to half of the job seekers utilised the lockdown period to enhance their skills for better career opportunities and long-term career growth,...
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ESI Case Study: Qazi Noorul H.H.H. Petrol Pump and Another Vs Dy. Director, E.S.I. Corporation

ESI Case Study: Qazi Noorul H.H.H. Petrol Pump and Another Vs Dy. Director, E.S.I. Corporation

ESI Updates & Cases
Case Number:Civil Appeal No. 5840 of 2004Party Name:Qazi Noorul H.H.H. Petrol Pump and Anr. Vs Dy. Director, E.S.I. CorporationCounsel:For Appellant:...
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Santosh Gangwar: Dedicated Twitter Handle For Labor Statistics

Santosh Gangwar: Dedicated Twitter Handle For Labor Statistics

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on Wednesday unveiled a dedicated Twitter handle of Labour Bureau to provide statistics related to workers...
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Retailers And Small Businesses Not Registered As MSMEs Eligible For Emergency Credit

Retailers And Small Businesses Not Registered As MSMEs Eligible For Emergency Credit

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
HIGHLIGHTS The Rs 3 lakh crore emergency credit will also cover retailers and other small businessesThe scheme will cover even...
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Centre May Say ‘No’ To Key Changes Of States’ labour reform

Centre May Say ‘No’ To Key Changes Of States’ labour reform

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The plan by some states to usher in key labour law relaxations in the wake of the job crisis created...
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Unify Labor Legislation: Nine Principles Will Help

Unify Labor Legislation: Nine Principles Will Help

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Who has not read Charles Dickens? Hard Times, for example. During the Industrial Revolution, work conditions were tough in the...
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Linking Of Social Media Accounts With Aadhaar, PAN, Voter ID: SC Refuses To Entertain Plea

Linking Of Social Media Accounts With Aadhaar, PAN, Voter ID: SC Refuses To Entertain Plea

Updates: Aadhar - PAN
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging a Delhi High Court order in which it had...
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Why It’s Important To Have A Strong HR Leader: Rohit Kapoor (OYO)

Why It’s Important To Have A Strong HR Leader: Rohit Kapoor (OYO)

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The world is grappling with a crisis it has not seen before. And to steer the mass of humanity through...
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Logistics To Be Game-Changer For Delivery Businesses

Logistics To Be Game-Changer For Delivery Businesses

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Logistics for MSMEs: Logistics has suddenly been thrust to the centre of the Covid-19 pandemic across the globe. Things are no...
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Migrant Workers: We Have Lost Faith In System

Migrant Workers: We Have Lost Faith In System

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Roshan Shrivastav (19) was looking forward to finally being able to vote since he turned adult a year ago, till...
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Section 269SU of the Income-tax Act 1961: Clarifications in respect of prescribed electronic modes

Section 269SU of the Income-tax Act 1961: Clarifications in respect of prescribed electronic modes

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
F.No.370142/35/2019-TPLGovernment of IndiaMinistry of FinanceDepartment of RevenueCentral Board of Direct Taxes**** Dated: 20th May, 2020 Subject: Clarifications in respect of...
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NCLAT dismisses NCLT order to make MCA party to every IBC case

NCLAT dismisses NCLT order to make MCA party to every IBC case

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside an order of the Principal Bench of NCLT that the...
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‘Share Clear Updates’ on changes Of Labor Laws: ILO To PM Modi

‘Share Clear Updates’ on changes Of Labor Laws: ILO To PM Modi

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has informed trade unions of India that its Director-General has expressed concern and urged Prime Minister Narendra...
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Opportunity For HR To Re-Define Business: Amol Gupta

Opportunity For HR To Re-Define Business: Amol Gupta

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
BW People in the interaction with Amol Gupta, The People Leader, India & Philippines, FIS pondering on the after-effects of...
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Tax Deduction Benefit: Medical Expenses Can’t Be Carried Forward

Tax Deduction Benefit: Medical Expenses Can’t Be Carried Forward

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
I am an ordinary resident for FY20. I have a wholly-dependant mother. My father is retired and does not have...
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Centre: Tweak Labor Law Changes And Fast-Track Their Implementation

Centre: Tweak Labor Law Changes And Fast-Track Their Implementation

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
New Delhi: The Centre could tweak labour law changes and fast-track their implementation to supersede ordinances issued by three BJP-ruled states to...
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Misreporting or Under Reporting Income: Penalty under Section 270A of Income Tax Act

Misreporting or Under Reporting Income: Penalty under Section 270A of Income Tax Act

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
In a case where the source of any receipt, deposit or investment appearing in the current assessment year is claimed...
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Rajiv Kumar (Niti Aayog Vice Chairman): Reforms Do Not Mean Complete Abolition Of Labor Laws

Rajiv Kumar (Niti Aayog Vice Chairman): Reforms Do Not Mean Complete Abolition Of Labor Laws

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
NEW DELHI: Amid concerns over changes in labour laws in various states, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said reforms do not mean complete abolition of...
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Migration Of Workers: Cost To Business In Big Cities

Migration Of Workers: Cost To Business In Big Cities

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Parle Products Ltd, one of India’s top biscuit makers, has been unable to run its units in Mumbai at full...
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HR Openings For Fresher and Experienced: Location Wise

HR Openings For Fresher and Experienced: Location Wise

HR Opening
Kindly find below HR Openings with different locations. All vacancies are just #helpinghand. We have shared this as received. You...
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EPFO About New PF Contribution: Its Not Necessary & Impact On CTC And Pension Of Employee

EPFO About New PF Contribution: Its Not Necessary & Impact On CTC And Pension Of Employee

EPF Updates & Cases
The government notified the new rules on lower contribution towards the employees’ provident fund (EPF) by employer and employee for...
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Employees Provident Fund: 79 Lakh New PF Accounts Opened In FY 2019-20

Employees Provident Fund: 79 Lakh New PF Accounts Opened In FY 2019-20

EPF Updates & Cases
An estimated 79 lakh new members, around 29% more compared with 2018-19, got registered with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation...
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Pune: Major Fire At Chemical Factory In Kurkumbh MIDC – no One Injured

Pune: Major Fire At Chemical Factory In Kurkumbh MIDC – no One Injured

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
A major fire broke out at a chemical company in Kurkumbh MIDC in Daund taluka of Pune district on Friday...
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New SOPs: IT Firms Told To Follow (Telangana)

New SOPs: IT Firms Told To Follow (Telangana)

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Hyderabad: Information Technology companies in the city will have to work according to strict guidelines if they want to ramp up...
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Labor Laws Changes: May Back Country To Years

Labor Laws Changes: May Back Country To Years

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Ten central trade union organisations have called for a nationwide strike on May 22 to protest against the “anti-worker and anti-people autocratic...
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PM Vaya Vandana Yojana Pension Scheme: Extended Till March 31, 2023 (Senior Citizens)

PM Vaya Vandana Yojana Pension Scheme: Extended Till March 31, 2023 (Senior Citizens)

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) pension scheme, meant for senior citizens, has now been extended till March 31, 2023. This...
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MCA Extends Expiration Of Names Reserved For Company Incorporation By 20 Days

MCA Extends Expiration Of Names Reserved For Company Incorporation By 20 Days

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) further extended the expiration of names reserved for company incorporation by 20 days from May 31...
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SOP for Social Distancing: Offices, Workplace, Factories and Establishments

SOP for Social Distancing: Offices, Workplace, Factories and Establishments

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Effective Date: This SOP shall be implemented with immediate effect based on the advisory issued by Head Office from time...
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ESI Amendment: Change In Procedure To Avail Maternity Benefit – Effective From 18th May 2020

ESI Amendment: Change In Procedure To Avail Maternity Benefit – Effective From 18th May 2020

ESI Updates & Cases
New Delhi, the 20th March, 2020 No. N-12/13/1/2016-P&D:— Whereas draft Regulation further to amend the Employees’ State Insurance (General) Regulations,...
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After Ending Of Lockdown – What Will Happen To HR Industry

After Ending Of Lockdown – What Will Happen To HR Industry

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
While it might still be very early days, and there might be several hurdles to overcome, It is clear that...
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Its Against Constitution: Changes Proposed To Labor Laws

Its Against Constitution: Changes Proposed To Labor Laws

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
In the wake of the migrant crisis, several states have amended existing labour laws, either suspending them altogether or increasing...
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Work From Home: Timings Organization For Maternity Leave

Work From Home: Timings Organization For Maternity Leave

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
If you are a working mom and the company has provided your child with crèche facilities at office, chances are...
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‘To Suspend labor laws: It is Not Right Thing’: Azim Premji (Wipro)

‘To Suspend labor laws: It is Not Right Thing’: Azim Premji (Wipro)

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The death of sixteen migrant workers who were mowed down by a train last week is ‘an unforgivable tragedy’, Wipro's...
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Employers Won’t Be Prosecuted For Non-Payment Of Wages: Supreme Court stays MHA order

Employers Won’t Be Prosecuted For Non-Payment Of Wages: Supreme Court stays MHA order

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Salary cut during Lockdown: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the operation of a government circular asking private companies including MSMEs...
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HR Policy: Concepts of “Work from Home” Policy

HR Policy: Concepts of “Work from Home” Policy

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
*Kindly read all details before registering. *Fill up form with all required details. (No any missing / incomplete details) Fee:...
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The Central Minimum Wages Notification (April 2020)

The Central Minimum Wages Notification (April 2020)

Labor Law Updates (Central)
As per notification No. 1/VDA(3)/2O2O-LS-II, Government of India has released Minimum Wages for the Central sphere effective 1st April 2020....
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Gujarat: The Contract Labor (Regulation And Abolition) Act, 1970 – Amendment To The Applicability

Gujarat: The Contract Labor (Regulation And Abolition) Act, 1970 – Amendment To The Applicability

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Government of Gujarat vide notification No.GHR/2020/59/CLA/152020/210/M-3 has extended the applicability of The Contract Labour (Regulation and abolition) Act, 1970 to...
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Not furnishing PAN or Aadhaar? – Will Not Eligible For These Benefits (2020-2021)

Not furnishing PAN or Aadhaar? – Will Not Eligible For These Benefits (2020-2021)

Updates: Aadhar - PAN
Not furnishing PAN/Aadhaar for income tax purposes? The benefit of latest reduction in the rates of tax deducted at source...
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TDS, TCS Reduced By 25% – Table Of Existing & New Reduced Rates (2020-2021)

TDS, TCS Reduced By 25% – Table Of Existing & New Reduced Rates (2020-2021)

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
To provide more funds at the disposal of taxpayers for dealing with the economic situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic,...
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Nirmala Sitharaman Speech Highlights: (14-May-2020)

Nirmala Sitharaman Speech Highlights: (14-May-2020)

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the second tranche of Covid stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore aimed at the migrant...
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Job Search During The Coronavirus Lockdown – How ?

Job Search During The Coronavirus Lockdown – How ?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
With the coronavirus effectively putting the world on lockdown, job seekers now face a new challenge – how to search...
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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: Both Are Important ?

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: Both Are Important ?

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
During the job application and interview process, employers look for applicants with hard skills and soft skills. Successful candidates will make sure to...
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HR Leaders May Take On To Adopt More Collaborative Approach

HR Leaders May Take On To Adopt More Collaborative Approach

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The coronavirus outbreak has already caused havoc. In this time of uncertainty and rapid change, consultancy firms are weighing in to assess...
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Employee Engagement Ideas: Work From Home Employees

Employee Engagement Ideas: Work From Home Employees

HR Topics: Updates & Ideas
Employee engagement goes beyond the responsiveness of emails, meeting attendance, and maintaining relationships with other colleagues; it’s a two-way relationship...
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Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package (13-May-2020)

Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package (13-May-2020)

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that starting today, she will hold daily pressers along with her teams to detail a...
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Higher TDS may be deducted if you fail to select tax regime on time – Income Tax Alert For Salaried!

Higher TDS may be deducted if you fail to select tax regime on time – Income Tax Alert For Salaried!

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
To facilitate the employer to deduct tax at source (TDS) from salary, employees need to declare their tax-saving investments in...
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Why labor law rejig is no reform

Why labor law rejig is no reform

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Labour law in India is rigid, and restricts mobility. It often has vague provisions, gives a great deal of discretionary...
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Work from home calls for change in culture: Indian Oil’s head of HR

Work from home calls for change in culture: Indian Oil’s head of HR

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Work-From-Home (WFH) is a workable mechanism. However, this needs to be simultaneously facilitated through a change in both skillsets and...
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Centre Grants Relaxations To NRIs On ‘Residential Status’ Under Income Tax Act For FY 2019-20

Centre Grants Relaxations To NRIs On ‘Residential Status’ Under Income Tax Act For FY 2019-20

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Taking note of the COVID-19 lockdown, the Central Government has granted relaxations to the criteria for determining 'residential status' under...
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Suspend labour laws for 2-3 years, employers’ associations urge government

Suspend labour laws for 2-3 years, employers’ associations urge government

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Representatives of 12 employers’ associations and industry bodies on Friday asked the government to suspend labour laws for the next...
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Supreme Court Denies Relief For MSMEs Against Payment Of Wages

Supreme Court Denies Relief For MSMEs Against Payment Of Wages

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Supreme Court on May 8, turned down the plea of 11 Haryana-based micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to...
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Workers of J&K’s largest factory resort to violence against non-payment of full wages

Workers of J&K’s largest factory resort to violence against non-payment of full wages

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Labourers of J&K’s largest factory, Chenab Textile Mill (CTM) at Kathua, on Friday resorted to violence and blocked the Jammu-Pathankot...
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Gujarat rolls out red carpet for investors, exempts labour laws

Gujarat rolls out red carpet for investors, exempts labour laws

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
AHMEDABAD: Close on the heels of sweeping labour reforms in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat has become the third BJP-ruled state to exempt new...
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Aarti Industries’ humanised approach to employee relations

Aarti Industries’ humanised approach to employee relations

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Mumbai-based B2B manufacturing company, Aarti Industries, which deals in chemicals such as benzene intermediaries, pharmaceuticals and surfactants, claims to go...
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EPFO income dips as deposits are deferred, withdrawals rise

EPFO income dips as deposits are deferred, withdrawals rise

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is set to face an income crisis, which will have a direct bearing on...
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Vizag Gas Leak: NGT Slaps Interim Penalty of Rs 50 Cr on LG Polymers India, Issues Notices to Centre

Vizag Gas Leak: NGT Slaps Interim Penalty of Rs 50 Cr on LG Polymers India, Issues Notices to Centre

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
The National Green Tribunal slapped an interim penalty of Rs 50 crore on LG Polymers India and sought response from...
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Telangana to oppose draconian power amendment Bill

Telangana to oppose draconian power amendment Bill

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Hyderabad: Telangana, one of the few States in India that provides free, round-the-clock quality power to the agriculture sector without resorting...
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7 injured in boiler blast at Neyveli Lignite Corporation’s plant in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore

7 injured in boiler blast at Neyveli Lignite Corporation’s plant in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
A boiler blast at the government-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation's Thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district has reprotedly injured seven people,...
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Corporate Affairs Ministry allows companies to hold Annual General Meetings through Video Conferencing

Corporate Affairs Ministry allows companies to hold Annual General Meetings through Video Conferencing

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Ministry of Corporate Affairs has allowed companies to hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs) through Video Conference or other audio visual...
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Covid-19 crisis: uttar pradesh exempts biz from all but 3 labour laws for 3 years

Covid-19 crisis: uttar pradesh exempts biz from all but 3 labour laws for 3 years

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Uttar Pradesh government has approved an Ordinance exempting businesses from the purview of almost all the labour laws for the next three years,...
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EPFO allows employers to register digital signatures via e-mail

EPFO allows employers to register digital signatures via e-mail

EPF Updates & Cases
Retirement fund body EPFO on Wednesday allowed employers to register their digital signatures online through e-mail, in view of the lockdown...
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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Exemption Rules & its Tax Benefits

House Rent Allowance (HRA) Exemption Rules & its Tax Benefits

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
HRA is covered under Section 10(13A) of Income Tax Act 1961. Salaried Employees who live in a Rented house can claim HRA to lower their taxes...
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MSMEs for changes in labour laws (Kerala)

MSMEs for changes in labour laws (Kerala)

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
The Kerala State Small Industries Association (KSSIA), representing over a lakh micro, small and medium-sized (MSME) industrial units in the...
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WFH could find permanent home in IT contracts

WFH could find permanent home in IT contracts

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Software services exporters, including Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro, HCL Tech and Tech Mahindra, have predominantly moved Indian engineers...
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20th HR Webinar on HR Budgeting:

20th HR Webinar on HR Budgeting:

Seminar - Webinar
Kindly read all details before applying. *Fill up form with all required details. (No any missing / incomplete details) Date:...
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Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) of April-2020: “One Clik”

Labour Law Gazette Notifications (Updates) of April-2020: “One Clik”

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Click Here For Download: Gazette Notifications Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Madhya Pradesh: (Effective Date: 20th Apr, 2020)Government of...
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EPFO to disburse restored pension from This month

EPFO to disburse restored pension from This month

EPF Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will start giving out full pensions from May to those who opted...
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Bombay HC: Employer Can Deduct The Wages Of Workers Voluntarily Remaining Absent

Bombay HC: Employer Can Deduct The Wages Of Workers Voluntarily Remaining Absent

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
The Bombay High Court on Thursday held that the Management would be at liberty to deduct the wages of workers...
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Lay-offs loom over IT sector in Hyderabad, Telangana govt urges Centre to act

Lay-offs loom over IT sector in Hyderabad, Telangana govt urges Centre to act

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
Telangana government has written to the Centre to come to the rescue of SMEs in the IT sectorHyderabad has six...
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The 40-70 rule of decision-making

The 40-70 rule of decision-making

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Leaders should take a decision when they have 40-70% of the information required for taking that decision. By Vidya Hattangadi...
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EPFO Allows Firms to File PF Returns Without Simultaneous Payment of Dues

EPFO Allows Firms to File PF Returns Without Simultaneous Payment of Dues

EPF Updates & Cases
EPFO on Thursday allowed employers to file monthly PF returns without making simultaneous payment of dues, giving a relief to...
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Eight core industries’ output contracts 6.5% in March

Eight core industries’ output contracts 6.5% in March

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
NEW DELHI: The output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 6.5 per cent in March due to fall in...
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New HR policy for work from home: Coming Soon

New HR policy for work from home: Coming Soon

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
MUMBAI: After more than a month of national lockdown, both employers and employees have eased into a new way of...
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TDS (Income Tax) Deposit for March 2020 & Filing of Return (Q4)

TDS (Income Tax) Deposit for March 2020 & Filing of Return (Q4)

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
Government of India vide Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 on 31.03.2020. notified relief measures  related to Income Tax...
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Bring domestic, gig economy workers under labour laws: House panel says

Bring domestic, gig economy workers under labour laws: House panel says

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
New Delhi: Domestic workers should be brought under the purview of labour laws, allowing them social security and other benefits, a parliamentary...
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11.56 lakh new members join ESIC scheme in February, 2020

11.56 lakh new members join ESIC scheme in February, 2020

ESI Updates & Cases
The report said gross enrolments of new subscribers with ESIC were 1.49 crore during 2018-19. It also showed that during...
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Ludhiana association moves Supreme Court against direction to pay full wages during lockdown

Ludhiana association moves Supreme Court against direction to pay full wages during lockdown

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Ludhiana-based association of hand tools manufacturers, comprising 41 MSMEs, has moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing the government’s March 29...
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How to choose the tax regime for TDS on salary for FY2020-21

How to choose the tax regime for TDS on salary for FY2020-21

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), via a circular dated April 13, clarified that employers will have to deduct...
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Labour Secretary Rules out Using ESIC’s Funds for Paying Workers’ Wages

Labour Secretary Rules out Using ESIC’s Funds for Paying Workers’ Wages

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
New Delhi: Labour Secretary Heeralal Samariya on Wednesday ruled out appropriating funds of the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) for...
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Gujarat Minimum wage revised with – wef 01.04.2020

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
Gujarat Minimum wage revised with Rs. 14.10 w.e.f 01.04.2020 ZONE-I Skilled - 293 + 56.5 = 349.5 Semi skilled -...
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Post lockdown employers must mandatorily provide medical insurance to employees

Post lockdown employers must mandatorily provide medical insurance to employees

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The government has made it mandatory for all employers which resume functioning as the lockdown gets over, to provide medical insurance to their employees....
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Exporter moves Supreme Court against payment of full wages to workforce

Exporter moves Supreme Court against payment of full wages to workforce

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
A Mumbai-based textile exporter has moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the government orders that mandated employers to pay...
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Gratuity Payable On Resignation From Employment After 5 Years Of Continuous Service: supreme court

Gratuity: Updates & Case
We are providing training in Payroll, Salary Structure, PF-ESI Challan, Bonus, TDS-Form 16 & more: HR-Generalist-Practical-Training: https://oneclik.in/hr-generalist-practical-training/ (PF, ESI, Bonus, Payroll &...
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Can Employees be terminated during COVID-19?

Can Employees be terminated during COVID-19?

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Some of ideas & interpretation: QUERY 1:  Establishment’ to which the MHA Order (defined hereinafter) applies? Response: The MHA Order issued under...
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ESIC has allowed purchase of medicines by beneficiaries from private chemists during lockdown

ESIC has allowed purchase of medicines by beneficiaries from private chemists during lockdown

ESI Updates & Cases
In order to ease out the hardship of ESI Beneficiaries in this tough time, ESIC has allowed purchase of medicines...
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India’s small businesses struggle to pay wages amid coronavirus lockdown

India’s small businesses struggle to pay wages amid coronavirus lockdown

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Hundreds of thousands of cash-starved Indian small businesses have either deferred or cut their workers' wages this month, say industrialists...
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EPF – ESI (SST Treatment) – Income Tax Refund – Latest Updates: 09-Apr-2020

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Join our Telegram Channel for Latest HR – IR – Labor Law Updates – Click: “One Clik”For Whatsapp Group: https://wa.me/919033016939Facebook: One ClikLinkedin:...
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What are the legal obligations to pay wages during a lockdown?

What are the legal obligations to pay wages during a lockdown?

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The directions issued by the government to employers to pay wages to all the workmen neither comes within the framework...
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Government looking to amend rules for availing unemployment benefit under ESIC

Government looking to amend rules for availing unemployment benefit under ESIC

ESI Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: In a move that could bring succor to millions staring at job losses, the government is looking to...
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Trade unions seek labour minister’s intervention to stop retrenchment of workers, salary cuts

Trade unions seek labour minister’s intervention to stop retrenchment of workers, salary cuts

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
Ten central trade unions have jointly written to labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar seeking his intervention at the ground level to stop retrenchment of workers and...
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HR Seminar (Webinar) on Payment of Bonus Act, 1965:

HR Seminar (Webinar) on Payment of Bonus Act, 1965:

Seminar - Webinar
Date: 12-April-2020 (Sunday) Venue: Online Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am Registration Fee: No any fees, but registration is required...
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PF Advance Withdrawal –  file online claim for the purpose “Outbreak of pandemic (COVID-19)”

PF Advance Withdrawal – file online claim for the purpose “Outbreak of pandemic (COVID-19)”

EPF Updates & Cases
Instructions to Members for filing claims u/p 68 L A. Eligibility to file online claim for the purpose “Outbreak of...
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EPF rules changed for getting non-refundable advance

EPF rules changed for getting non-refundable advance

EPF Updates & Cases
To help tide over hardship caused by the coronavirus lockdown, Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) rules will be relaxed, finance minister...
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12.06 lakh new members join in January: ESIC payroll data

12.06 lakh new members join in January: ESIC payroll data

ESI Updates & Cases
NEW DELHI: Around 12.06 lakh new members joined ESIC-run social security schemes in January 2020 against 12.90 lakh in the previous month, according to the...
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Covid – 19 lockdown: Corporates seek loans to pay salaries, PSU banks step up

Covid – 19 lockdown: Corporates seek loans to pay salaries, PSU banks step up

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
MUMBAI: As corporates frantically dial banks seeking help to tide over the Covid-19 crisis, public sector banks have stepped up...
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Provide emergency wages to unorganised workers: Sonia Gandhi to PM

Provide emergency wages to unorganised workers: Sonia Gandhi to PM

Latest News: HR, Labor Law, IR
NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide emergency wages as part of a special welfare plan to unorganised...
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PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline extended to June 30, 2020

PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline extended to June 30, 2020

Updates: Aadhar - PAN
The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, announced that the deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar has been extended to June 30, 2020. The...
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Finance Bill 2020 changes rules on TDS, NRIs and dividends

Finance Bill 2020 changes rules on TDS, NRIs and dividends

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Finance bill has been passed by the Lok Sabha, with various key amendments impacting individual taxation, which include relaxation...
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No salary deduction for contractual staff during Covid-19 lockdown: Centre

No salary deduction for contractual staff during Covid-19 lockdown: Centre

Labor Law Updates (Central)
The Central government issued an order on Monday saying that the salaries of the contract workers associated with its offices will not...
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Labour ministry to states, concerned ministries to ensure no job or pay cut by employers amid lockdown

Labour ministry to states, concerned ministries to ensure no job or pay cut by employers amid lockdown

Labor Law Updates (Central)
NEW DELHI: The labour ministry has asked states and central ministries concerned to ensure that employers do not fire their...
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EPFO directs field offices to timely credit pension to 65 lakh EPS beneficiaries

EPFO directs field offices to timely credit pension to 65 lakh EPS beneficiaries

EPF Updates & Cases
Retirement fund body EPFO on Monday said it has issued directions for timely credit of monthly pension to over 65...
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Message for Employers – Not to Cut Salary

Message for Employers – Not to Cut Salary

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Seeing the Coronavirus pandemic, Hon'ble Prime Minister has urged the Business Community and Higher Income Groups to not cut salaries...
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Labour Law Updates – March-2020

Labour Law Updates – March-2020

Labor Law Updates (Central)
· Employee Provident Fund: Proposed Interest Rate reduced to 8.50% from 8.65% for FY 2019-20. · Employee Provident Fund: Employees...
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Lok Sabha Passes Medical Termination Of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 For The Well – Being Of The Women

Lok Sabha Passes Medical Termination Of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 For The Well – Being Of The Women

Labor Law Updates (Central)
Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan introduced Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which was passed by the Lok...
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New Section 80JJAA Deduction for Salaries paid to New Employees

New Section 80JJAA Deduction for Salaries paid to New Employees

Salary: Updates & Rules
Section 80JJAA is a facility for claiming a deduction for the recruitment of new or additional employees. The section has...
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Income Tax Slabs: Is it mandatory to file ITR for those whose annual income is below Rs 5 lakh

Income Tax Slabs: Is it mandatory to file ITR for those whose annual income is below Rs 5 lakh

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2020 gave an earning individual two options while filing their...
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EDLI – New Rule Updated

EDLI – New Rule Updated

EPF Updates & Cases
Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme Rule Change 2020: Here’s good news for EPF-covered employees. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has...
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Govt may cut interest rate on PPF, NSC, Senior Citizen Saving Scheme & Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

Govt may cut interest rate on PPF, NSC, Senior Citizen Saving Scheme & Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The government is likely to reduce the interest rate on small savings schemes, a senior government official told CNBC-TV18. This move...
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Registration of new companies under EPFO, ESIC to be done on MCA portal

Registration of new companies under EPFO, ESIC to be done on MCA portal

EPF Updates & Cases
Registration of new public, private limited companies and one person company under the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and the...
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Intemperate language no offence under sexual harassment act: Madras HC

Intemperate language no offence under sexual harassment act: Madras HC

POSH Act: Updates & Cases
The Madras High Court has observed a solitary allegation of intemperate language against a woman employee does not constitute an...
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Gujarat: 10 protesting workers of a factory drink pesticide

Gujarat: 10 protesting workers of a factory drink pesticide

Employee - Worker: Updates & Cases
As many as 10 workers of DCW Chemical Factory in Dhrangadhra, Surendranagar attempted suicide by consuming pesticide on Thursday. They...
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EPF interest rate lowered by 15 bps to 8.50 per cent for 2019-20

EPF interest rate lowered by 15 bps to 8.50 per cent for 2019-20

EPF Updates & Cases
The Employee Provident Fund interest rate has been lowered by 0.15 per cent for the year 2019-20 to 8.50 per...
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Working Woman Giving Birth to Child after Twins in 1st Delivery Not Entitled to Maternity Benefits: HC

Working Woman Giving Birth to Child after Twins in 1st Delivery Not Entitled to Maternity Benefits: HC

Maternity Act Updates & Cases
Chennai: The Madras High Court has ruled that if a working woman gives birth to a child in the second delivery...
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Taxpayers nudged to opt for “Vivaad Se Vishwas” scheme

Taxpayers nudged to opt for “Vivaad Se Vishwas” scheme

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
NEW DELHI: The income tax department is asking companies and individuals engaged in tax disputes to settle cases under the Vivaad...
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HR – Meet up @One Clik: (Ahmedabad, Gujarat)

HR – Meet up @One Clik: (Ahmedabad, Gujarat)

HR: Meet-up
Topic: Discussion on Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 & Latest Amendments Date: 07-Mar-2020 (Saturday) Time: 1:30 hour session (8:00 am...
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Aadhaar PAN Data Mismatch? – link PAN, Aadhaar cards having data mismatch

Aadhaar PAN Data Mismatch? – link PAN, Aadhaar cards having data mismatch

Updates: Aadhar - PAN
 Aadhaar PAN Data Mismatch: Any Kind of Mismatch of data like Your Name, Date of Birth, Gender will lead to...
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Delhi: Pay professional tax if you earn Rs 50,000 a month

Delhi: Pay professional tax if you earn Rs 50,000 a month

Labor Law Updates (State Wise)
NEW DELHI: After rejecting the commissioner’s proposal for four years, the standing committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on...
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VPF (Voluntary Provident Fund)

VPF (Voluntary Provident Fund)

EPF Updates & Cases
What is Voluntary Provident Fund? Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) - Voluntary Retirement Fund is the voluntary fund contribution from the employee towards...
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6.3 lakh pensioners to benefit from restoration of pension commutation by Labour Ministry

6.3 lakh pensioners to benefit from restoration of pension commutation by Labour Ministry

EPF Updates & Cases
The labour ministry has implemented retirement fund body EPFO's decision to restore pension commutation under the Employees' Pension Scheme, a move that...
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Casual workers covered in employee under ESI Act, 1948 – Supreme Court

Casual workers covered in employee under ESI Act, 1948 – Supreme Court

ESI Updates & Cases
Case Name : Royal Western India Turf Club Ltd. Vs E.S.I. Corporation & Ors. (Supreme Court of India) Appeal Number :...
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PAN to become inoperative after 31 March,2020 – if not linked with Aadhaar: Income Tax department

PAN to become inoperative after 31 March,2020 – if not linked with Aadhaar: Income Tax department

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The deadline for linking of PAN and Aadhar has been extended several times and the current deadline ends on 31...
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ESIC proposes amendments to ensure better implementation of scheme

ESIC proposes amendments to ensure better implementation of scheme

ESI Updates & Cases
The draft amendments have been notified in the gazette for stakeholder consultation and will be finalised in a month’s time....
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Taking Steps for Speedy Redressal of EPFO and ESIC Related Grievances: Labour Minister

Taking Steps for Speedy Redressal of EPFO and ESIC Related Grievances: Labour Minister

EPF Updates & Cases
New Delhi: The Labour and Employment Ministry on Monday said procedures and policies are being streamlined to ensure speedy redressal of...
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Six income tax slabs in, 70 exemptions out: Impact on taxpayers

Six income tax slabs in, 70 exemptions out: Impact on taxpayers

Income Tax & TDS: Updates
The Budget 2020 has made the tax structure more complicated by adding three tax slabs. The removal of tax exemptions...
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Employees’ contribution to EPF and ESIC deposited beyond the due date prescribed under section 36(1)(va) would not be eligible for deduction even if deposited before the due date of filing the return of income tax under section 139(1): Madras High Court

Employees’ contribution to EPF and ESIC deposited beyond the due date prescribed under section 36(1)(va) would not be eligible for deduction even if deposited before the due date of filing the return of income tax under section 139(1): Madras High Court

EPF Updates & Cases
Employees‘ contribution to EPF and ESIC deposited beyond the due date prescribed under section 36(1)(va) would not be eligible for deduction even if deposited before the due date of filing the return of income tax under section 139(1): Madras High Court short overview: Employees’ contribution to EPF and ESIC deposited beyond the due date prescribed under section 36(1)(va)...
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