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Tax-free gratuity limit doubled to Rs 20 lakh, Parliament passes bill

Parliament on Thursday passed Payment of Gratuity(Amendment) Bill 2017 paving the way for doubling the limit of tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh and empowering the government to fix the ceiling of the retirement benefit through an executive order. 203 more words

Labour Law

Modi govt amends labour rules to encourage contract jobs

The Narendra Modi government has modified labour rules to encourage fixed tenure or contract jobs across all industries, signalling a shift in its employment generation strategy from job security to job creation. 244 more words


Right of construction workers to live with dignity.

Enforcement of Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 (the BOCW Act) and the Building and Other Construction Workers‘ Welfare Cess Act, 1996 (the Cess Act) 1,591 more words

Constitutional Law

আইনী পরামর্শ: প্রসুতিকালীন ছুটির কারণে ছাঁটাই! (Legal Advice: Retrenchment for maternity leave!)

ভদ্র মহিলা একটি বহুজাতিক প্রতিষ্ঠানে কাজ করেন। তিনি প্রসূতিকালীন ছুটি শেষে কাজে ফিরলে তাঁকে জানানো হয়েছে যে, প্রতিষ্ঠানে ‘রি-ওর্গানাইজড’ চলছে। তাঁর পদ থাকছে না, তাই তাঁকে ছাঁটাই করা হবে। এই ক্ষেত্রে করণীয় কি? 22 more words


The Victorian Employment Lawyer

The year is 1898 and you have a small, but thriving, legal practice in Harrogate in the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Today (Friday 22 July) you are hurrying to the ancient courtroom within the walls of Knaresborough Castle. 1,091 more words


Think employment: Centre's withdrawal of labour law reform is unfortunate

As the run-up to the 2019 general elections begins, the question of whether jobs are being created on a sufficiently large scale has begun to dominate conversations in both policy-making and political circles. 38 more words