EPFO has issued a circular (Click here) instructing all Regional Employee Provident Fund Organisations to monitor coverage of EPF & MP Act 1952 in Construction Workers at highest level. EPFO has decided to observe April, May and June 2016 as ‘Compliance for Construction Workers’ month. All principal employers need to make sure that all their contracting companies are abiding by the EPF & MP Act 1952. Employers may expect regional EPFOs stricter instructions for stricter compliances.

It is also directed to utilise the facility provided in the EPFO Portal to utilise to capture details of the contractor’s compliances by the Principal Employers.

Please see the EPFO Circular here: Click Here

Please read: Recovering PF Dues from Principal Employer: An Expert Opinion

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