Posted by & filed under Maternity Benefit Act.

Case Background: Dr. Kavita Yadav, a Senior Resident (Pathology), worked at Janakpuri Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi. Her employment was temporary and extendable on a yearly basis, with a maximum tenure of three years. In 2017, she applied for maternity benefits under the Maternity Benefit Act. Her employer, citing the termination of her contract on… Read more »

Pathological Labs In Kerala Covered Under ESI Act From 2007 & Not 2002 : Supreme Court Dismisses ESIC Appeal

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Supreme Court judgment in the case of E.S.I. Corporation vs. M/s. Endocrinology and Immunology Lab (Civil Appeal No. 3368 of 2012), which was decided on August 2, 2023: Background: The case revolves around the interpretation of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (ESI Act) in the context of pathological laboratories in Kerala. The central issue… Read more »


Posted by & filed under Delhi BOCW.

This notification from the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, dated 20th October, 2023, outlines the requirement for Aadhaar, a unique identification number, for individuals desiring to avail benefits under various welfare schemes implemented by the Delhi Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (DBOCWW Board). Here are the key points of the notification:… Read more »

Delhi Government Boosts Workers’ Livelihoods: Minimum Wage Increase from October 1, 2023

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The Delhi government has taken a significant step in improving the lives of its workers and labor force by announcing an increase in the minimum wage effective from October 1, 2023. This decision represents a positive move towards addressing the rising cost of living and ensuring that all workers receive a fair and just compensation… Read more »

States/UTs Must Notify ‘District Officers’ Under POSH Act : Supreme Court Issues Slew Of Directions

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In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court of India has issued a comprehensive set of directions to both the Union government and all State/Union Territory governments to ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act) and its Rules. Key highlights of the judgment include: Mandatory… Read more »

General Elections – Telangana State – Holiday – 30-Nov-2023

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The 119 members of the Telangana Assembly will be chosen in the 2023 election, which is expected to take place in December or earlier. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the date for the upcoming Telangana Assembly Elections 2023. The elections will take place on 30 November 2023. In this context, it is hereby authorized… Read more »

MCA imposes 4.5 Lakh penalty for not including statement on constitution of Internal Complaints Committee under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 in Board report

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Ceeta Industries Limited, a company headquartered in Tumkur, Karnataka, has been penalized by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) for violating Section 134(3)(q) of the Companies Act, 2013. The violation stems from the company’s failure to include a required statement regarding the constitution of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) under the Sexual Harassment of Women… Read more »

When Can Two Establishments Be Clubbed Together For EPF Act Coverage?

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A Division Bench of the Supreme Court recently determined the legal position pertaining to the clubbing of different institutes for the purpose of coverage under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (EPF Act). After referring to several decisions with respect to the subject matter, the Court concluded that there is a financial… Read more »