Understanding the ESIC vs. Sameer Gupta Case – A Landmark Judgment

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Introduction In a recent landmark judgment, the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Chandigarh, Dr. Aman Inder Singh, delivered a verdict in the case of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) versus Sameer Gupta. This case, registered under NACT/4175/2019, dealt with significant non-compliance issues under the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948. The judgment, pronounced on October 4,… Read more »

Comprehensive Guide to the Amendments in the Maharashtra Labour Welfare Fund Act

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The Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board has recently issued a significant update regarding the contributions to the Maharashtra Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1953. Effective from June 2024, all establishments falling under the purview of this Act will need to comply with the revised contribution rates. This article provides a comprehensive overview of these changes and what… Read more »

Extension of Filing Dates for Profession Tax Returns in West Bengal: What You Need to Know

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Extension of Filing Dates for Profession Tax Returns in West Bengal: What You Need to Know The Government of West Bengal’s Directorate of Commercial Taxes has recently issued an important update regarding the filing of Profession Tax returns for the year ending 31st March 2024. This extension is crucial for taxpayers in the state and… Read more »

Landmark Judgment: Madurai Bench Upholds Tribunal’s Power to Reduce EPF Damages

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Landmark Judgment: Madurai Bench Upholds Tribunal’s Power to Reduce EPF Damages In a significant ruling, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court delivered a verdict in the case of W.A.(MD).No.298 of 2024 on April 15, 2024. The judgment, passed by Honourable Mr. Justice D. Krishnakumar and Honourable Mr. Justice R. Vijayakumar, reaffirmed the power… Read more »

Approval of EPF Interest Rate for 2023-24: Government of India Announces 8.25% Rate

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Approval of EPF Interest Rate for 2023-24: Government of India Announces 8.25% Rate In a significant development for employees across India, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has officially approved the interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) accumulations for the financial year 2023-24. According to the official communication dated 24th May 2024, the interest… Read more »

Streamlining EPFO Claims: Removal of Mandatory Cheque or Bank Passbook Upload

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Streamlining EPFO Claims: Removal of Mandatory Cheque or Bank Passbook Upload In a significant move to enhance efficiency and reduce rejection rates, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has introduced a new policy that removes the mandatory requirement to upload images of cheque leaves or attested bank passbooks for certain eligible claims. This update, effective… Read more »

High Court Ruling: Right to Leave Encashment for Resigned Employees Upheld

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High Court Ruling: Right to Leave Encashment for Resigned Employees Upheld In a landmark decision, the High Court of Judicature at Bombay recently addressed a critical issue affecting employees who resign from their positions. In Writ Petition No. 12161 of 2019, the Court ruled in favor of petitioners Dattaram Atmaram Sawant and Seema Dattaram Sawant,… Read more »

Understanding the Revised Minimum Wage Rates in Madhya Pradesh: Effective from 1st April 2024

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Understanding the Revised Minimum Wage Rates in Madhya Pradesh: Effective from 1st April 2024 The Madhya Pradesh Labour Department has issued a major correction to the minimum wage rates, effective from 1st April 2024. This update follows a prior notice on 13th March 2024, which had set significantly higher minimum salary rates. The revised rates… Read more »

Revised Wages for Part-Time Casual Laborers in Puducherry: A Step Towards Economic Fairness

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Revised Wages for Part-Time Casual Laborers in Puducherry: A Step Towards Economic Fairness On May 13, 2024, the Finance Department of the Government of Puducherry issued a significant order that brings good news to part-time casual laborers across the Union Territory. With the latest revision in wages, effective from January 1, 2024, the government aims… Read more »

Uttar Pradesh Government Issues Notification on Variable Dearness Allowance 1st Apr 2024 to 30th Sept 2024

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Uttar Pradesh Government Issues Notification on Variable Dearness Allowance On May 16, 2024, the Government of Uttar Pradesh released an important notification regarding the Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) payable to employees in 74 scheduled employments under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948. This move aims to ensure fair wages for workers, reflecting changes in the cost… Read more »