Effective Date

Acts

Labour Law Gazette Notifications

Released Date: 15th May, 2020

Central

Relief To Establishments Covered Under EPF From Levy Of Penalty For Delayed Deposit Of Dues During Lockdown

EPFO Considering the difficulty faced by the establishments in the timely deposit of contributions or administrative charges due for any period during the lockdown, the EPFO has decided that such delays due to operational or economic reasons shall not be treated as default and penal damages should not be levied for such delay. Circular dated 15.05.2020 has been issued to Field Offices of EPFO containing instructions to the effect that no proceeding shall be initiated for levy of penal damages in such cases which is available under TAB “COVID-19” on the home page of EPFO website

Effective Date: 15th May, 2020
Released Date: 15th May, 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Withdrawal Of Order On Extension Of Working Hours In Factories In Uttar Pradesh

Government of Uttar Pradesh vide notification No. 15/2020/511/XXXVI-03-2020- 30 (Sa.)/2020TC has cancelled the notification no-13/2020/502/ XXXVI-03-2020- 30 (Sa.)/2020TC, dated 08 May 2020 issued under Section 5 of the Factories Act, 1948 (Act No- 63 of 1948) granting exemption to all factories registered under Factories Act, 1948 from provisions of section 51, section 54, section 55, section 56 and section 59 of the act subject to certain conditions as per the notification. Therefore, employers of factories in the State of Uttar Pradesh are advised to comply with the working hours as prescribed under the Factories Act,1948. Please refer notification for further details

Effective Date: 15th May, 2020
Released Date: 15th May, 2020

Central

Exemption For Establishment And Factories From Penal Damages Under EPF

EPFO vide notification No.C-I/Misc/2020-21/Vol/III2 has exempted employer from the provision of Section 14B (Power to recover damages) of The Employees' Provident Funds And Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952 in regard to the difficulty faced by the establishments in the timely deposit of contribution during the period of lockdown due to operational and economic reason. Therefore, EPFO has decided that for any delay in remittance of any contributions or administrative charges due for any period during the lockdown, no proceeding shall be initiated for levy of penal damages against the employer.

Effective Date: 15th May, 2020
Released Date: 13th May, 2020

Gujarat

Amendment To The Applicability Of The Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Act, 1970 In Gujarat

Government of Gujarat vide notification No.GHR/2020/59/CLA/152020/210/M-3 has extended the applicability of The Contract Labour (Regulation and abolition) Act, 1970 to the establishments and contractors in Gujarat from existing applicability of employing ten or more workmen to twenty or more workmen

Effective Date: 13th May, 2020
Released Date: 13th May, 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Amendment To The Madhya Pradesh Factories Rules, 1962

Government of Madhya Pradesh, vide notification No. 275/1143/2019/A-16, has amended the Madhya Pradesh Factories Rules, 1962. As per the notification, the due date to file an annual return has been amended from 15th January to 1st of February every year to be filed online as prescribed. Please refer to the notification for details

Effective Date: 13th May, 2020
Released Date: 9th May, 2020

Punjab

Order On Withdrawal Of The Punjab Minimum Wages Notification Effective 1st Mar 2020

Government of Punjab, as per notification number No.ST/9408 had released the Minimum Wages for the State effective from 1st March 2020. In pursuance to the same, the Government of Punjab considering the emergent economic situation arising out of COVID-19 has issued an order withdrawing the notification number No.ST/9408 published on 1st May 2020 revising minimum wages effective 1st March 2020. Hence employer may continue to follow the existing minimum wages prevailing prior to the withdrawn notification till further notice from the Government of Punjab

Effective Date: 9th May, 2020
Released Date: 9th May, 2020

Rajasthan

Extension Of Working Hour For Shops And Establishments In Rajasthan

Government of Rajasthan published notification to exempt Section 12 (Weekly Holiday) of The Rajasthan Shops and Establishment Act, 1958 for three years from the date of publication of notification subject to the condition that (1) Employer shall give his employees a day of paid leave every week, (2) The working hour of the employee shall be 9 hours/per day and 48 hours per week. If employees work more than the prescribed time limit then a separate record shall be maintained, (3) If an employee is made to do overtime then his payment shall be made according to the provisions of the Act, (4)Every employee shall be given an appointment Letter by the employer and one copy shall be given to the Labor Inspector and the receipt shall be entered in the record (5) This is only for the shops and commercial establishments, workers shall obtain benefits according to the sections of the Act (6)These exemptions shall be subject to the above conditions being fulfilled by the employer and the orders issued in relation to this by the State Government from time to time, (7) If any shop or commercial establishment violates any of the above-stated terms then the given exemption shall end and as a result, the employer will be made liable according to the sections and such other Laws as applicable

Effective Date: 9th May, 2020
Released Date: 9th May, 2020

Rajasthan

Exemption For Employment Of Women During Night Shift In Rajasthan

Government of Rajasthan published notification to exempt Section 22 (Employment of women and Prohibition of employment during night) of The Rajasthan Shops and Establishment Act, 1958 for three years from the date of publication of notification subject to condition that (1) Only after obtaining the consent of the woman employee, the employer will be given permission to employe women workers at night (2) The employer shall issue an appointment letter, and photo along with an identity card to all women employees (3) In case of women employee working at night the employer shall be responsible for their full safety and he shall provide safe transportation facilities from home to workplace and vice versa to them at night (4) A separate restroom locker for keeping their belonging shall be provided to the women employee at their workplace, (5) No pregnant women shall be called for work at night from a period of three months prior to her expected delivery date till and three months after the delivery of the child, (6) The employer will ensure proper arrangements for the prohibition of acts and incidents of potential sexual harassments, (7) If any shop or commercial establishment violates any of the above terms then the relief granted shall terminate automatically and consequently, the employer shall be held liable under the acts and other laws according to the procedure established, (8) The shops or establishments in which the employer herself is a women and which is also operated by woman and which has only women employees then for those organizations the period of relief the shall be for four years

Effective Date: 9th May, 2020
Released Date: 8th May, 2020

Central

The Central Minimum Wages Notification (April 2020)

As per notification No. 1/VDA(3)/2O2O-LS-II, Government of India has released Minimum Wages for the Central sphere effective 1st April 2020

Effective Date: 1st Apr, 2020
Released Date: 8th May, 2020

Telangana

Instructions To Shops And Establishments On Further Extension Of Lock Down In Telangana

Government of Telangana vide notification no G.O.Rt.No.173 extended lockdown subject to relaxations. In this regard, no shops and establishments except hospitals and pharmacy will remain open after 6.00 P.M. Therefore Government directed The Commissioner of Labour, Telangana, Hyderabad and the Director of Factories, Telangana, Hyderabad to take further necessary action accordingly

Effective Date: 8th May, 2020

Page 8 of 80, showing 10 records out of 799 total.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by www.simpliance.in, a property of Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
For any suggestions or feedback write to us at helpdesk@simpliance.in

Sales Enquires

sales@simpliance.in

+91 90080 00985


Technical Support

helpdesk@simpliance.in

+91 99020 00606

Contact Us

Simpliance Technologies Private Limited

No 6/A, 3rd Floor, AVS Compound,

AVS Layout, 4th Block, 80ft Road

Koramangala, Bengaluru: 560034

Karnataka, INDIA