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How is gratuity calculated?

Gratuity is a monitory benefit an employee receives for the services he/she gives to an organisation. All the companies that come under the Gratuity Act offer this benefit to the employee after he/she completes five or more years of service with the same employer. 141 more words

Employment

7th pay commission: Modi govt clears AAP govt's minimum wage amendment

Despite the fact that around 50 lakh central government employees are still waiting for the hike in minimum basic pay beyond seventh pay commission recommendation, Modi government on Tuesday cleared the Delhi government’s minimum wage amendment. 98 more words

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The gig economy and the Indian employment law

The evolution of technology has brought about radical and sudden shifts in human capital requirements. With the rapid pace of automation and integration of artificial intelligence in the workplace, employers across the globe have found it both expensive and unnecessary to limit workforce engagement to the traditional employer-employee model. 170 more words

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Indians employed in restaurant sector of UK at greater risk of modern slavery

Indians employed in the hospitality industry are at a greater risk of falling victim to modern-day slavery in the UK, according to a new report on labour exploitation in the country released today. 185 more words

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HC: State can’t discriminate in granting maternity leave

Observing that the state cannot discriminate in granting maternity leave, the Bombay high court has allowed a member of a consumer panel to take maternity leave for six months. 142 more words

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The antidote of Modi government's job crisis: Labour reforms in the MSME sector

The Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of the Indian economy, but the country’s myriad laws, regulations and bureaucracy have led to a peculiar problem where enterprises prefer not to scale and remain small. 182 more words

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Not more than 10 percent of employees’ pension can be withheld in case of a criminal case: High Court

Very often, when government employees get entangled in a legal case, just before their retirement, their entire retirement benefits are withheld. The onus is on the concerned employees to prove their innocence, and until they do, their entire life’s savings are blocked. 259 more words

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