Clarification on the Code on Wages Bill 2017

As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalisation of the 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code on Wages, Code on Industrial Relations, Code on Social Security and Code on occupational safety, health and working conditions. The Code on Wages Bill 2017 has been introduced in […]

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Summary of recent labour law changes in 2017

Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017 enabling payment of Wages to employees by Cash or Cheque or crediting it to their bank account. Click Here Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 provides for a complete ban on employment of children below 14 years in any occupation or process. Click Here Maternity Benefit Amendment […]

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Labour Code on Social Security, 2017

The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on a functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Code on Wages; Code on Industrial Relations; Code on Social Security & Welfare; and Safety and Working Conditions […]

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Kerala Nurses and Other Private Hospital Employees New Salary 2017

Kerala Nurses Salary Hiked- Minimum Salary Fixed at Twenty Thousand Rupees

Kerala Nurses  New Salary 2017 Update: Kerala has issued the government notification to change private hospital employees salary including Staff Nurses (Diploma and Bsc). Salary will be based on the type of category of the Hospital. The government decided to categorise each private hospitals into 4 categories based on their bed strength. New salary shall be paid with effect […]

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Government Proposes Universal Wage Code Bill

The Ministry of Labour & Employment is likely to introduce the Code on Wages Bill for approval in the monsoon session of Parliament beginning July 2017. The new Wage Code would ensure universal minimum wage for all workers and industries. Workers who are getting monthly wage higher than Rs 18,000 also will be covered. Headed […]

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