Bill For Maternity Benefits Including 6 Months’ Leave Passed In Rajya Sabha

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A bill that proposes six months’ maternity leave for all working women has been passed by the Rajya Sabha today, the second last day of the monsoon session. Tracking it closely was Maneka Gandhi, minister for women’s welfare, who says it is the result of two years of hard work.The amendments to Maternity Benefits Act… Read more »

Employee’s Compensation Act – Amendment – Bill Introduced in Parliament

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The Central Government has introduced Bill in parliament, on 5th Aug 2016 to amend few provisions of EC Act and the proposals are as mentioned below:- 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… Read more »


Posted by & filed under Provident Fund - (Notification -Circulars).

Dear all,Good News for  Exempted Establishment   An Internal Circular dated 5.8.2016 issued by the EPFO to its Field Functionaries states that: Section 17 of the EPF & MP Act stipulates that the Appropriate Government may, by Notification in Official Gazette and subject to such conditions as may be specified in the Notification exempt whether prospectively… Read more »

Social Security Agreement between India & Japan for International Workers W.E.F 1st Oct 2016

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Dear all, Social Security Agreement (SSA) between India and Japan was signed in Tokyo on November 16, 2012. The Ministry of External Affairs (Investment, Technology Promotion and Energy Security Division), the competent authority for negotiating and concluding SSAs along with the Employee’s Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has completed the formalities for the Agreement to enter into force. Social Security… Read more »

Inspection In regards to Security/Manpower/Facility Management

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Dear all, Pls refer to the attach circular dated 1st Aug 2016 from the Central PF Office where in all the field officer have been instructed to do the inspection of the respective establishment engaged in Security/Manpower/Facility Management. This is in regards to various complaints & grievance received regarding under reporting of employees contribution under the said act in respect of such establishment…. Read more »