ministry of labour and employment

Ministry of labour and employment

Expert Group constituted on Fixation of Minimum Wages and National Floor Wages

The Ministry of Labour & Employment Government issued an order and has constituted the Expert Group to provide technical inputs and recommendations on fixation of Minimum Wages and National Floor Minimum Wages. To arrive at the wage rates, the group will look into the international best practices on the wages and evolve a scientific criteria …

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Advisory issued to State Governments/UTs to Encourage Work-from-Home for Nursing Mothers

Press Release by PIB states that keeping in view the vulnerability of nursing mothers and their babies during the Covid pandemic and to save them from getting infected by the coronavirus, the Ministry of Labour & Employment has issued an advisory to all the State Governments and UTs to encourage employers to allow to work …

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Major social security relief to dependents of workers passing away due to COVID-19 announced

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has announced additional benefits for workers through ESIC and EPFO schemes to address the fear and anxiety of workers about well-being of their family members due to the increase in incidences of death due to COVID -19 pandemic.  Currently for the Insured Persons (IPs) under ESIC, after death or …

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Government announces further measures to help families who lost the earning member due to Covid

In addition to the measures announced under PM CARES for Children- Empowerment of Covid affected children, Government of India has announced further measures to help families who have lost the earning member due to Covid. They will provide pension to families of those who died due to Covid and an enhanced & liberalized insurance compensation. …

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Rate of Minimum Wages Revised for Central sphere Employees

At a time when the country is struggling with the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, in a major relief to different category of workers engaged in various scheduled employments in the central sphere, the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India has notified and revised the rate of Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) with effect …

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