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Govt to set up advisory board to fix national minimum wages

Gupta clarified that the Centre has not fixed a National Minimum Wage for all employees.

27 Sep 2017 3:58 PM

Centre clarifies rumours of Rs 18,000 as minimum monthly wage 'false'

The Code on Wages Bill is being seen as first and biggest measure towards large-scale labour reforms in country.

05 Sep 2017 4:29 PM

Labour ministry to consult all stakeholders on policy issues: Gangwar

Gangwar said the ministry will continue to hold tripartite consultations, involving government, unions and industry.

04 Sep 2017 4:42 PM

Retd govt employee duped by online firm

he Connaught Place police has taken up the case and has ordered an inquest into the same.

20 Aug 2017 6:52 AM

Barely 1 per cent of registered job seekers got employment, says govt

Labour Minister was fielding queries on number of people who were provided employment through employment exchanges.

24 Jul 2017 7:21 PM


IT startup, small industry workers entitled to PF: Labour Minister Dattareya

Dattatreyaalso said National Career Service project is being implemented to transform NES to provide job-related services.

24 Jul 2017 5:57 PM

5 things to know about Code on Wages that ensures minimum pay

Union Cabinet on Wednesday is likely to give approval to Code on Wages Bill that ensures minimum pay for all employees.

12 Jul 2017 2:02 PM

Provident Fund rates for 2018 to be announced by EPFO in August

There is a buzz that the interest rate on EPF can be further lowered by around 25 basis points.

06 Jul 2017 4:28 PM

EPFO may bring 500 small private PF Trusts into its fold

At present, these trusts provide administrative charges of 0.18 per cent of the basic wages.

25 Jun 2017 2:00 PM

Coal strike over merger of CMPF and EPF put on hold for 3 months

The unions have been opposed to the merger of the Coal Mines Provident Fund (CMPF) with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).

19 Jun 2017 10:03 AM


Wage code bill likely to be tabled in monsoon session

At present laws on wages do not cover workers getting monthly wage of more than Rs 18,000.

18 Jun 2017 12:25 PM

IT platform to monitor child labour rehabilitation project

The funds for the NCLP are provided by the Centre and the project is administered by district magistrates.

17 Jun 2017 7:01 PM

Niti Aayog wants Centre to map vulnerable kids

Niti Aayog has suggested that in the next three years, data systems pertaining to children must be strengthened.

11 May 2017 2:41 AM

Now EPFO to make all payments to members electronically

EPFO has over four crore subscribers and receives 1 crore claims every year including that of EPF withdrawal.

08 May 2017 8:39 PM

Maternity benefit also covers those already on leave: Govt

The amended Act requires every establishment with 50 or more employees to provide creche facilities within a prescribed distance.

08 May 2017 8:05 PM


No construction by EPFO, to act as facilitator: Dattatreya

Labour Ministry intends to facilitate at least 10 lakh subscribers in the period of next two year.

08 May 2017 5:58 PM

Survey on informal sector soon

PMO spearheading efforts to better assess employment-related data.

08 May 2017 2:39 AM

Now you can withdraw from EPFO corpus for treatment

EPFO has done away with need for certificates and proformas for seeking advance for treatment of illness.

27 Apr 2017 7:49 PM

You must know these 5 new developments at EPFO

Aadhaar submission deadline pushed back to April 30 from earlier March 31, 2017.

14 Apr 2017 5:13 PM

EPFO to provide 8.65 per cent interest on EPF

This follows reports suggesting Finance Ministry wants interest rates lower by up to 50 bps.

13 Apr 2017 7:26 PM