What does labour law have to do with information security? On the face of it, this question and the title may appear intriguing for the uninitiated labour law (LL in short) experts for whom the Information Security (IS in short) may be a new domain. Presently, among a major section of population, it appears that […]
Currently, there are 13 central legislations in India which regulate the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions of the persons employed. These are either based on the type of establishment (ex. Factory, Mines, etc.) or on the class of workers (ex. Contract labour, Interstate migrant workers, etc.). The Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working […]
What is Overtime? Overtime refers to the period for which an employee has worked more than their regular working hours. As per the overtime policies in India, the working hours are 7 to 9 hours per day and 48 hours a week. The labour laws in India state that any employee who works at overtime […]
A brief history of the Factories Act: In India, large scales of factories/ industries were growing up during the industrial revolution. Major Moore, chief inspector of the Bombay cotton department first raised a question for the provisions of the legislation to regulate the working conditions in factories. Hence the first Factories Act was enacted in […]
The concept of compliance is to make sure that the company can obey the statutory laws responsibly. So, why it is important for an organization? Every business starts with a profit imperative but the qualities of products and services delivered aren’t compromised for profits. To ensure such thing the government, regulatory bodies enacted statutory laws […]
The Apex court’s judgment on PF wages was delivered on 28-02-2019 in a case more popularly known as Surya Roshni Ltd & Ors vs Employee Provident Fund & Ors.Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Regional Provident Fund Commissioner Vs. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and other connected appeals including Surya Roshni Ltd considered the scope of ‘basic […]
Yes, of course, it is available. Nowadays cloud computing is an on-demand technology and many companies come forward to offer cloud-based compliance solution. Among them, I would recommend looking at Compfie, futuristic cloud-based compliance tool that enables companies to track, govern and do all the regulatory requirements on the cloud thereby preventing future risks.
The Second National Commission on Labour submitted its report on June 2002 and recommended that the existing set of labour laws should be broadly amalgamated into the following groups, namely:–– (a) Industrial relations; (b) Wages; (c) Social security; (d) Occupational Safety, Welfare & Working conditions. In pursuance of the recommendations of the said Commission and […]
The happy-going Managements of the Industrial Establishments are suddenly getting shocked waves for no fault of theirs. Yes… This is regarding the incentive scheme announced for the establishments generating employment under the Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana ( PMRPY ). After having allowed the managements to avail the incentive based on the scheme for a […]
Simply put Compliance means abiding by rules, set guidelines or norms. Though one can relate compliance to even individual citizens, who must act in accordance to set laws for the greater benefit of the society. The term Compliance mostly and more importantly pertains to business establishments, industries, business services or products.