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Proposal to fix 10% of wages for PF contribution

Update: Proposal has been declined by the EPFO board. Employees Provident Fund Organisation’s trustees may approve a proposal today to reduce the mandatory Provident Fund contributions to 10 % for employers as well as employees. Currently, employers and employees contribute 12 % of wages Employees Provident fund scheme. The proposal to reduce the provident fund […]

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Failure to inform employee of his rights will attract Rs 50,000 fine

Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Act 2016 has been introduced with effect from 15th May, 2017. Major changes in the Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Act 2016 will be as follows: Every employer shall immediately at the time of employment of an employee, inform the employee of his rights to compensation under this Act, in writing as well as through […]

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Provident Fund claims will be settled in 10 Days

The Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launched EPFO’s Citizens’ Charter 2017 and e-court management system in Bangalore, today. Citizens’ Charter 2017 is an attempt to bring transparency and accountability on the part of EPFO and make service delivery system and grievance redressal mechanism more efficient so that it delivers goods […]

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New Clarification: Maternity Benefits Act 2017

The Government has notified the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act,2017 on 28th March,2017 and the provisions of the Amendment Act have come into force with effect from 1st April,2017, except those relating to crèche facility {Section 4(1)} which would come into force from 01.07.2017. Keeping in view queries received from various quarters, the Ministry of Labour […]

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‘One IP- Two Dispensaries’ Scheme Launched

Under One IP- Two Dispensaries scheme ESIC has given an option to an Insured Person (IP) to choose two dispensaries, one for self and another for family through an employer. This will benefit all IPs, especially migrant workers who are working in other than home State, while their families are living in their native States. […]

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