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EPFO Proposes to Decrease EPF Administrative Charges

Update March 2017: PF Administrative Charges Reduced to 0.65% from 0.85% The Labour Ministry has informed the EPFO that its proposal to reduce PF Administrative charges will get approval after the upcoming polls are concluded in four states – Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh in March. The Election Commission of India have announced the […]

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ESI Maternity Leave Increased to 26 weeks

Latest Update March 2017: Maternity leave increased to 26 weeks under Maternity Benefit (Amendment Act) 2017 Update March 2017: Government also going to increase Maternity Leave for other Employees not covered under ESI to 26 weeks from 12 weeks Earlier Ministry of Labour and Employment has introduced new gazette notification to increase ESI maternity leave to […]

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Dedicated PF Help Line Launched by EPFO

EPFO Launched dedicated PF Help Line number for for PF related grievances. Employees can contact to register their grievances by calling 18604251068. Speaking to reporters after the inauguration of a dedicated number (18604251068) for PF-related grievances, Additional Central PF commissioner (Karnataka) V Vijaya Kumar said a large number of contract employees and construction workers across the state […]

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5 Days Grace Period for December 2016 PF Contribution

The Unified Portal of EPFO was made operational on 23rd December, 2016. A number of references are being received from the employers highlighting the problems on the portal in upfront allotment of UAN, connectivity issues, login issues, website slowdown/hanging, awareness of new procedures etc. IS division is making efforts to remove the difficulties and stabilize […]

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New Scheme for PF Defaulters Frequently Asked Questions

Update March 2017: The Board took note of the extension of Employees’ Enrolment Campaign (EEC) by the Government for additional three months beginning 01st April 2017. The EEC aims to enroll left out employees and provides incentives to employers in the form of waiver of administrative charges, nominal damages @ Rupee 1/- annum and waiver of […]

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