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Three Months Leave for Women Who Face Sexual Harassment

Women employees who complain of sexual harassment can get leave for three months on the recommendation of the panel mandated to receive the complaints, the government informed Lok Sabha on 10.8.2016. Union minister Jitendra Singh, however, conceded that the personnel department – that plays the role of the government’s human resource manager – did not […]

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The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016: Overtime Hours to be increased

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for amendment of Section 64 and section 65 and consequential amendment of section 115 of the Factories Act, 1948 by introducing the Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Parliament. The approved amendments will give boost to the manufacturing […]

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Amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

UPDATE March 2017: Loksabha passed The Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The Maternity Benefit(Amendment) Bill, 2016 has already been passed by the Rajya Sabha on 11th August,2016. The Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, 2016 will come into the force only after the President’s assent. For more details and new maternity benefits please read: New Maternity Benefit Act Amendment 2017 Summary […]

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Goods and Services Tax Explained in Layman’s Language

The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be a very significant step in the field of indirect tax reforms in India. By amalgamating a large number of Central and State taxes into a single tax, it would mitigate cascading or double taxation in a major way and pave the way for a common […]

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