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Labour Law Gazette Notifications

Released Date: 11th Mar, 2021


One Time Relaxation In Contributory Condition For Entitlement To Receive Medical Benefit Under ESIC

The Employees State Insurance Corporation vide notification no; F.No.V-14/11/6/2018/Med.I Misc has decided to grant one-time relaxation in entitlement criteria for ESI scheme contribution while assessing eligibility for medical benefits. Further, for all practical purpose, while processing entitlement for medical benefit including super-specialty treatment services of a pre-existing ESI beneficiary, it shall be assumed that contribution has been received during the contribution period with effect from 1st April 2020 to 30th September 2020 and there is no break in the contribution of fund towards ESI scheme during this period. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 11th Mar, 2021
Released Date: 8th Mar, 2021


Mandating The Use Of Central Inspection System In Karnataka

The Government Of Karnataka vide circular no. KUM/DD/EODB/SBRAP/31/2020-21 has introduced Central Inspection System (CIS) to synchronize all the compliance-based inspection services under one system. The Central Inspection System module is hosted on the State single-window - ebiz portal (http://kumcis.azurewebsites.net/) for the following four departments: (1) Department of Factories, Boilers, Industrial Safety, and Health (2) Labour Department (3) Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and (4) Legal Metrology Department. The above-mentioned departments will issue a separate GO/Notification, mandating all inspection procedures through Central Inspection System only. The Central Inspection System (CIS) will be operationalized from 22nd March 2021. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 22nd Mar, 2021
Released Date: 6th Mar, 2021


The Kerala Minimum Wages Notification (Jan 2021)

The Government of Kerala, Labour, and Skills (E) Department has revised the variable dearness allowance for employment in Shops and Commercial Establishment and employment in Computer Software Sector. As per the Notification No.DES/859/2021-P3(1), the Consumer Price Index (Cost of Living Index) Numbers applicable to employees in employment under the Minimum Wages Act (Central Act XI of 1948) for the month of January 2021 ascertained by the Director-General of Economics & Statistics under clause (C) of Section 2 of the Act

Effective Date: 1st Jan, 2021
Released Date: 5th Mar, 2021

Andhra Pradesh

Paid Holiday For Employees Of Shops And Establishments In Andhra Pradesh On Account Of Urban Local Body Elections

The Chief Inspector under the Andhra Pradesh Shops And Establishments Act, 1988 and Special Commissioner of Labour, Vijayawada has declared 10th March 2021 as a paid holiday to all employees and workers employed in shops and establishments for enabling them to franchise/ caste their vote situated in areas of urban local bodies where elections are being conducted. Therefore, all Labour, Deputy Commissioners of Labour, Assistant Labour officers in the state are requested to ensure the paid holiday in respect of their Jurisdictions. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 10th Mar, 2021
Released Date: 4th Mar, 2021


Introduction Of Third-Party Certification Scheme Under Various Labour Laws In Rajasthan

The Government of Rajasthan vide circular no.E.O.D.B/IR/Labour/Part-2/6280 has introduced a third-party certification scheme to simplify the business regulations under the ease of doing business reform. The third-party certification scheme is to be implemented under various labour laws such as, (1) The Beedi And Cigar Workers (Condition of Employment) Act, 1966, (2) The Rajasthan Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition)Rule,1971 (3) The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 (4) The Maternity Benefits Act, 1961 (5) The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (6) The Employee Compensation Act, 1923 (7) The Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961 (8) The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (9) The Child Labour (Prohibition And Regulation) Act, 1986 (10) The Rajasthan Shops And Commercial Establishments Acts,1958 (11) The Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946 (12) The Building And Other Construction Worker's Welfare Cess Act, 1996 (13)The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (14) The Sales Promotion Employee(Condition Of Service)Act, 1976 (15) The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 (16) The Industrial Disputes Act 1947 (17) The Working Journalist and Other Newspaper Employees Act, 1955. Therefore, employers of any industrial establishments may adopt this third-party certification scheme. The Government may reject the Third-Party certification at any time on receiving any written complaint. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 4th Mar, 2021
Released Date: 3rd Mar, 2021


SOP For Obtaining Parivaar Pehchaan Patra For All The Workers Under Haryana Labour Welfare Board

The Government of Haryana vide notification no: HLWB/2664-2814 has framed SOP for obtaining Parivaar Pehchaan Patra for workers who come under the purview of the Haryana Labour Welfare Board. The benefits under various welfare schemes would be delivered only through this unique family ID under the Parivaar Pehchaan Patra (PPP). PPP will enable pro-active online delivery of certain Government services, schemes, and benefits. All establishments including factories and shop & establishment coming under the purview of the Haryana Labour Welfare Board have been segregated into 2 categories. The type one category consist of 500 workers and the type two contain workers less than 500. Every worker/employee who is currently residing in Haryana and has a residential address of Haryana irrespective of his status of domicile is required to get his/her PPP generated. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 3rd Mar, 2021
Released Date: 2nd Mar, 2021


The Puducherry Factories (Amendment) Rules, 2020

The Government of Puducherry vide notification G.O. Ms. No. 03/2020/Lab has amended the Puducherry Factories Rules, 1964. As per the amendment, every licence granted or renewed in accordance with the rule will remain valid or be in force for a minimum period of ten years or more as applicable. The licence so granted or renewed will remain valid up to 31st December of the applied period. Furthermore, the application made will be automatically renewed for the applied period and an electronic certificate of registration/renewal will be auto-generated and issued after thirty days (30) from the date of submission of the application. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 2nd Mar, 2021
Released Date: 20th Feb, 2021


Exemption From Applicability Of Certain Provisions Under Factories Act, 1948 In Telangana

The Labour, Employment, Training & Factories Department, Telangana vide circular no: G.O.Rt.No.118 has issued measures for simplifying/minimizing the regulatory compliance burden to the industry. In the interest of Ease of Doing Business, exemption from the applicability of certain provisions of the Factories Act, 1948 and Telangana Factories Rules, 1950 is provided. These exemptions are mentioned in Annexure appended to the notification, subject to the condition that the occupier shall submit self-certification / third-party certification online. The exemption is given to factory law compliances including the filing of return and statutory reporting, inspection, examination and audits requirements, maintenance of registers and records, display requirements, employee safety, and welfare requirements, etc. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 20th Feb, 2021
Released Date: 19th Feb, 2021


Karnataka Shops And Commercial Establishments (Second Amendment) Act, 2020

The Government of Karnataka vide notification no. 08 Of 2021 has amended the provision for annual leave with wage under Section 15(7) of Karnataka Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1961. As per the amendment, the total number of days of leave that may be carried forward towards a succeeding year is increased to forty-five days for all employees. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 19th Feb, 2021
Released Date: 17th Feb, 2021


Introduction Of Online Maintainance Of Registers, Returns Under Various Labour Laws In Rajasthan

The Government of Rajasthan vide circular no. EODB/2020/4356 has introduced the maintainance of online registers and returns under various labour laws applicable in Rajasthan. Please refer notification for more details.

Effective Date: 17th Feb, 2021

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