It is not enough to have just rules in place, the intent to implement should be there. A law requiring proforma setting up of overseeing body with no teeth to prosecute the perpetrators borders on useless.
Author - Archana Balasubramanian
There is a thin line between moral obligation of respecting a female co-worker and the legal obligation to do so. The IC cannot superimpose its moralities on the workforce but must be guided by legal principles and determine outcome of the misconduct empirically.
Leaves of employees/ workers are either governed by the Shops and Establishment Act or the Factories Act or the Industrial Employment Standing Orders. These legislations however do not specifically capture provisions with regards to leave during a natural calamity, Act of God or epidemic or...
The Revised Consolidated Guidelines are aimed at operating those sectors of the economy which are critical from the perspective of rural and agricultural development and job creation, while maintaining strict protocols in areas where safety is of greatest importance to contain the spread of COVID...
It is suggested that organisations should ensure that all terms and conditions of employment as may be negotiated with every Key Employee should always be translated to an employment contract in writing recording the complete understanding and indicating acceptance of terms by the Key Employee.
These laws will now be notified and then the labour ministry will start framing rules and guidelines, which clarify many of the new provisions. It is expected that these laws will get implemented early next year.