The Second National Commission on Labour had recommended that labour laws should be broadly amalgamated into five groups: (i) industrial relations; (ii) wages; (iii) social security; (iv) safety; and (v) welfare and working conditions.
The Code on Social Security, 2019
In pursuance to the recommendations of the National Commission and the deliberations made in the tripartite meeting of the social partners, the Central Government introduced The Code on Social Security, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on 11th December, 2019 with a view to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise the relevant provisions of nine central labour enactments relating to social security.
The Code on Social Security, 2019 was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour on 24th December, 2019. The Committee submitted its report on 31st July, 2020 with certain recommendations. After...