1. ESI Corporation has been taking several steps for enhancing the coverage of employees under the ESI Scheme. 2. Rule 51 of the ESI [Central] Rules, has been amended and new Rule 51-B is inserted to the Rules to provide for payment of contribution in the areas where ESI Act is implemented for the first […]
PART-B 1. The above Scheme is not applicable in cases where any action is initiated or require to be taken under the ESI Act prior to 20.12.2016. 2. The Andhra Pradesh Unaided Schools Association, Hyderabad, had made a representation to the Honble Labour Minister with a request to make the SPREE Scheme applicable to the […]
EPFO has earlier decided to make Aadhaar mandatory for Pension claims. Now as per new directions issued from EPFO, even existing members has to provide Aadhaar to continue to avail benefits of Pension Scheme. As per the said notification members or pensioners of the Employees’ Pension Scheme 1995 desirous of continuing the benefit of the said scheme are […]
ESIC 2.0 Program Phase in regard to covering non-implemented areas to implement areas, entire Hoogly District (in the State of West Bengal) is covered under ESIC Act from 1st Jan 2017. Notification is attached.
Effective from 20th January, 2017, by virtue of amendment in the ESI Rules , an insured woman shall be entitled to 26 weeks maternity leave. However, an insured woman having two or more than two surviving children shall be entitled to receive maternity benefits during a period of twelve weeks of which not more than […]
Several references were received by the office of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) regarding problems relating to recently made operational EPFO Unified Portal such as connectivity issues, login issues, website slowdown/hanging, awareness of new procedures etc. In view of this the EPFO has, as a special case, allowed a grace period of 5 days to […]
1. The Amendment to EPF Scheme and introduction of Paragraph 82A in the Scheme covering the above subject has been circulated vide Circular No.2 of 2017 dated 3.1.2017. 2. In terms of the above New Paragraph, the Employer shall specify the date of eligibility in respect of each employee for Membership in the Declaration Form. […]