Haryana Government Passes Labour Reform Bills.

Haryana Government Passes Labour Reform Bills.

On 30th March  the Haryana Assembly passed several labour reform Bills amending the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, the Contract Labour ( Prevention and Abolition) Act,1970 Factories Act 1948, and the Payment of Wages Act 1936, moved by the Labour and Employment Minister, in the ongoing budget session. With the intention to “facilitate Industry”, the amendment to the Industrial Disputes Act will allow industrial units with up to 300 workers to shut down and lay off…

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A judicial caution for Aggregator based E-commerce business like; UBER!!!

A judicial caution for Aggregator based E-commerce business like; UBER!!!

A ruling, if upheld through appellate judicial scrutiny can change the structure of modern-day technology driven enterprises. On 3rd June, 2015 the California labour commissioner’s office held that a driver for the ride-hailing service Uber should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor. The ruling ordered Uber to reimburse Barbara Ann Berwick $4,152.20 in expenses and other costs for the roughly eight weeks she worked as an Uber driver last year. While Uber…

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Haryana Government Proposes Self-Certification Scheme For Factories

Haryana Government Proposes Self-Certification Scheme For Factories

Haryana government proposes an optional self-certification scheme for the welfare of the workers and employers/entrepreneurs. The draft scheme has been released in the public domain for comments and suggestions on 2nd January 2015. Highlights of the scheme: The primary aim is to limit excessive visits of government officials for inspection( for those who have opted for the scheme,) Factories or establishments opting for the scheme would be subject to random inspection to check if they…

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Rajya Sabha Passes Payment Of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Rajya Sabha Passes Payment Of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015

24th December 2015 The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015 has been passed by both the Houses in the Winter Session 2015. It shall now proceed for the Presidential sanction after which, the Payment of Bonus Act will stand amended. The Payment Of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was introduced by Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya in the Lok Sabha on 07.12.15 and was passed on 22.12.15. Rajya Sabha passed it on 23.12.15. Salient Features Employees eligible…

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