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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The report of the first national review of Australia's model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws has been released.
Bartier Perry
The article looks at the gender wage gap (for like-for-like roles) and suggests actions to reduce the gender pay gap.
HBA Legal
There was a sufficient connection to actual events in the workplace, for the employee to be entitled to compensation.
HBA Legal
Assessment via the Comcare Guide is a somewhat mechanical process that does not allow a significant amount of discretion.
Bartier Perry
The High Court will hear an appeal about the dismissal of a government employee for tweeting highly critical comments.
HBA Legal
The Tribunal decided, on the papers, that it had jurisdiction to review a decision to cease paying workers' compensation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 15, 2019, we posted an article about the effect of the #MeToo era on China's efforts to draft its first Civil Code enshrining the country's civil laws
Kochhar & Co.
On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court of India passed a landmark order on whether special allowances fall within the scope and meaning of "basic wages" under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
The Hon'ble Apex Court in the case of Employee's State Insurance Corporation V. Venus Alloy Pvt. Ltd. on 5th February, 2019 held that Directors of Company, who are receive remuneration, shall come within the purview of ...
Trilegal
2018, also saw significant focus on employee rights and benefits which enhanced certain obligations on employers.
Khaitan & Co
A Bench of Hon'ble Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide judgement dated 28 February 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir & Ors. ...
Nishith Desai Associates
This judgement is possibly one of the most keenly awaited and a landmark labour law ruling!
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India vide its judgment passed on February 28, 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal vs. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others...
AMLEGALS
The issue revolves around Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Act').
Clarus Law Associates
The Supreme Court of India has, in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others, clarified the issue of the allowances to be excluded while calculating provident fund contribution.
IndusLaw
The Supreme Court passed a judgment on February 28, 2019 which will have far-reaching consequences to the definition of basic wages under Section 2 (b) (ii) read with Section 6 of the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
Trilegal
The Bridge and Roof case had observed that all universal allowances should be treated as part of 'basic wages', and hence should be subject to PF contributions.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Punjab Shop and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 is a state enactment which provides for the regulation of conditions of work and employment in shops and commercial establishments.
Nishith Desai Associates
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences was awarded to Dr. Oliver Hart and Dr. Begnt Holmstrom for their remarkable work in the field of Contract Theory.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Non-Compete Clauses have been an integral and vital part of employment agreements in order to protect the intellectual property ...
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This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
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Casual employees can, subject to certain prerequisites, request a full time or part time position after a period of time.
Dhir & Dhir Associates
The payment of Gratuity Act, came into existence on 21st August, 1972. The Act applied to only certain establishments prior to its amendment.
Khaitan & Co
In the interim budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister on 1 February 2019, the measures taken by the Government of India in the past few years for the benefit of different categories of workers were highlighted.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended in 2017 (Amendment), to enhance/ increase the maternity leave period to 26 weeks from the previous 12, for a woman employee, for the first two...
Clarus Law Associates
The Supreme Court of India has, in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others, clarified the issue of the allowances to be excluded while calculating provident fund contribution.
Cooper Grace Ward
Where a system of work is deficient (or a safe system is not enforced), contributory negligence is not readily found.
AMLEGALS
The issue revolves around Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Act').
Khaitan & Co
A Bench of Hon'ble Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha of the Hon'ble Supreme Court vide judgement dated 28 February 2019 in the case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir & Ors. ...
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These amendments will become effective on April 1, 2019.
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