Minimum wages revised in Delhi and UP w.e.f. 01st April 2014 | Haryana Government has revised the Minimum Wages payable from 1st Jan 2014[>>] | Labour Policies notified in Industrial and Auto sectors by TN Govt.[>>] | Saradha boss gets 3-yr jail for not paying PF[>>] | Special Allowances revised in Maharashtra for Jan to June 2014 [>>]

A Practical Journal on Labour Laws & HR Management

Welcome to Labour Law Reporter

Welcome to Labour Law Reporter, one of the most popular and informative journals on Labour Law and Human Resources Management in India.

With a record of continuous publication since 1968, Labour Law Reporter, more popularly known as LLR is the front runner in reporting news, judgements, fact and figures on Labour Laws in India, like PF (Provident Fund), ESI (Employees' State Insurance), Factories Act, Employees Compensation, Maternity Benefit, Minimum Wages, Bonus, Gratuity, Industrial Disputes, Employment Exchange, Payment of Wages, Child Labour, Contract Labour, etc. LLR also contains latest judgments, notifications and amendments that take place in the provisions of various Acts from time to time. It also guides you on how to comply with statutory compliances without default. LLR is a great reference book when it comes to finding solutions to employee problems, and other problems and confusions related to complying with the provisions of various Labour Laws

Labour Law Reporter is not only read, but also re-read and preserved for references. It is a matter of substance that the contents of this journal are often quoted by Supreme Court of India, and other High Courts and Tribunals. Thus, it is not for nothing that LLR is the most preferred journal on Labour and employment related laws in India. LLR is the one-stop-resource for all Human Resources professionals, Labour Law practitioners, Law students, and entreprenuers..


News/Judgments on Labour Laws

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LATEST NEWS

MINIMUM WAGES IN U.P REVISED w.e.f. 01-04-14. [read more]


MINIMUM WAGES IN DELHI REVISED w.e.f. 01-04-14. [read more]


Minimum Wages in Haryana revised w.e.f. 01-Jan-2014 [read more]


Labour Policies notified in Industrial and Auto sectors by TN Govt. [read more]
Saradha boss gets 3-yr jail for not paying PF [read more]
Special Allowance revised in Maharashtra for Jan to June 2014 [read more]

SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY comes into force w.e.f 9th Dec 2013[read more]

6 MONTHS JAIL FOR LIBERTY SHOES DIRECTOR[read more]

MINIMUM WAGES IN PUNJAB ENHANCED w.e.f. 01-09-13[read more]


SALARY CAP TO BE RAISED FOR ESI CONTRIBUTIONS [read more]


CANTEEN ALLOWANCE PART OF BASIC WAGES FOR PROVIDENT FUND DEDUCTION [read more]


LATEST JUDGMENTS

Abandonment of job presumed when employee did not respond to reminders for resuming duties. Delhi HC 461


Principal employer not liable for ESI contributions in the absence of control and supervision over the employees of contractor. Mad. HC 536


Tiffin allowance not to attract EPF contribution when it varies on attendance. Bom. HC 470


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PF UPDATE

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INTEREST RATE ON PF DEPOSIT TO GO UP BY 0.25%
COVERAGE OF ESTABLISHMENT EMPLOYING LESS THAN 20 PERSONS SET ASIDE
ARREARS OF WAGES - NOT TO ATTRACT INTEREST/DAMAGES
DAMAGES FOR LATE DEPOSIT SUSTAINED BUT INSTALMENTS ALLOWED
TRAINEES UNDER MODEL STANDING ORDERS ARE NOT EMPLOYEES TO BE COVERED
EXCLUDED EMPLOYEES NOT ENTITLED TO BE MEMBER OF PENSION SCHEME
NO INTEREST OR DAMAGES WHEN DEFAULT IS NOT WILFUL
DEFAULT IN DEPOSIT WHEN NOT WILFUL, PENAL DAMAGES UNJUSTIFIED
LEVY OF DAMAGES - REDUCED TO 5% WHEN DEFAULT NOT WILFUL

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UNBELIEVABLE BUT TRUE

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  • That over two million people have been provided employment and Rs.5,381.63 crore released under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP).
  • That around 130 Delhi Transport Corporation drivers and conductors are retiring every month.
  • That out of 10,000-odd directors who sit on the boards of NSE-listed companies, it is estimated that only 5 per cent are women.
  • That in the first action of its kind, Air India, in the second week of March, 2014 sacked about 10 air hostesses who had reported late for work, delaying flights.
  • That the National Skill Development Corporation claims its efforts have trained one million people so far and that a million more can be trained every six months.
  • That the gross enrolment ratio in India for higher education has gone up from 11% in 2005-06 to 19.4% in 2010-11.
  • That tax exemptions, grants for job creation, credits against tax payable, weighted deductions for the cost of new hires and their training costs are some of the variants used globally to encourage job creation in the private sector.
  • That innumerable surveys around the world have shown that labour market inflexibility actually hurts creation of job – employers are wary of hiring even in boom time if they are not allowed to trim their workforce in a downturn. 
  • That with just 2% of the youth in India having technical education, the skills gap is becoming a gigantic problem.
  • That those who speak English fluently earn up to 34% more and those who speak a little English earn about 13% higher on average than those who don't. But only 20% of Indians can speak English.
  • That Indian women's work participation rate is one of the lowest in the world – a mere 29% of the 15+ female population – and unemployment among women graduates is the highest, about 60%.
  • That health schemes in India are implemented through eight lakh plus ASHAs who get paid only Rs.400-1,200 per month.
  • That twenty six percent of Indian employers will undertake recruitment on a temporary or contract basis to address the talent scarcity in the next five years.
  • That nearly 90% of India's workforce is unorganized and produces as much as 50% of its GDP.
  • That 482 million strong workforce in India, up from 402 million in 2001, is largely self-employed or employed in low- paying casual jobs with no social protection.
  • That a survey by the State Industry and Commerce Department stated that nearly eight lakh person.
  • That economist Karthik  Muralidharan has estimated  the cost of teacher  absenteeism at Rs.9,000  crore per year.

    That Gujarat has the lowest labour costs  among India's major with wage costs less  than 50% of those in Delhi. 

    That over 43,000  candidates applied  for 300 Gujarat  Govt. Assistant  Junior Clerk jobs. 

    That The Delhi Building and Other  Construction Welfare Board, constituted  on 2.9.2002, currently has an unutilized  amount of over Rs.1,200 crore. 

    That 6.2 million persons  were added in construction  activity during 2009-10 and  2011-12. 

    That number of contract  workers has arisen 39% in  2013 

    That during last 13 years’ the real wages  of casual workers have gone up by 61% 

    That the total organised employment in  industries service has increased by one  third of 30 million to 40 million. 

    That according to a study  by the National Sample  Survey office, only 53  million jobs were created  in the UPA's tenure till  2012, compared to 60 

    That there is a  shortage of six  lakh teachers in  the country and  initiatives are  being taken to fill  the gap. 

    That between 2004-05 and 2009-10, 23  million workers have left their avocation  in agriculture. 

    That an  assessment of 1  lakh graduates and  postgraduates on  various skills has  found

    That only  34% were  employable.  million in the years before when the  National Democratic Alliance was in  power. 

    That about 35 out of 100 job applicants in  pharma tell a lie about their credentials,  says AuthBridge. 

    That as on 31st  March, 2013, 8.87  crore members  belonging to 7.43  lakh establishments  are served by the  EPFO. 

    That in 2013, the hiring in pharma sector  grew by 24% according to a report by  headhunting firm Ranstad.

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