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 »

Principal employer can be liable for EPF contribution of contractor when the latter does not have code number. and Principal employer not liable for provident fund dues of contractor with independent code number.

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Dear allAs per the recent judgement as passed by the PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT  Principal employer can be liable for EPF contribution of contractor when the latter does not have code number. and Principal employer not liable for provident fund dues of contractor with independent code number. IMPORTANT POINTS When code No. is allotted… Read more »

Employees except apprentices under Apprenticeship Act will be covered by the Provident Fund Act.

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Dear all,In a recent Judgment  passed in  2015 LLR 893 MADRAS HIGH COURT Hon’ble Mr. V. Ramasubramanian, J. Hon’ble Mr. P.R. Shivakumar, J. W.A. Nos. 463 to 465/2013, D/–13-3-2015 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited vs. Union of India and Others , Employees except apprentices under Apprenticeship Act will be covered by the Provident Fund Act Important… Read more »

An employer is liable to pay EPF contributions along with damages and interest if it fails to prove that its employees are ‘excluded ones’

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Dear all,As we are are aware that many employer are not getting covered  their employees under EPF act if the Basic Wages are more then 15000 or 6500(before 1st Sep 2014) In the recent Appellant filed an appeal before the Employees’ Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal, challenging the order passed by the EPF Authority under section 7A and… Read more »