The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) on 15th June 2021 announced an extension of 3 months to the time limit for the mandatory seeding (or linking) of Aadhar with the EPF’s Universal Account Number (UAN), until 1st September 2021. Prior to this extension, the EPFO had mandated the employers to link the Aadhar number with
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COVID-19 Ground Reality The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (“SARS-CoV-2”) popularly known as COVID-19, is a catastrophe that has adversely affected the lives of employees and employers across the globe. The functioning of a workplace has innately changed with a constant fear of the workforce being affected by the disease while being at work.
Perhaps the greatest asset an organization has is its people. Empowered, driven and satisfied employees, not only boost productivity but help the company push the boundaries in the market. Who is a People Manager? A People Manager is a person who not only manages people at work, but facilitates, mentors, coaches, advises and connects. Let
The tragic sight of lakhs of migrant workers painfully making their way back to their homes during the national lockdown last year shook the conscience of the nation. Several people questioned why there were no laws in place which could have compelled governments at the Centre and in the States, as well as employers, to
The year 2020 witnessed a major crisis in the public health scenario across the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This necessitated substantial step-up activity by the Indian government and other agencies in the public as well as private health care systems. When the virus spread, it became apparent that strict lockdown measures was the
The Ministry of Labour & Employment had announced in March 2020 that individuals could claim non-refundable advances from their Provident Fund (PF) account not exceeding the basic wages and dearness allowance for three months or up to 75% of the amount standing to their credit in the Fund, whichever is lesser, for Covid related needs.
The Supreme Court of India, on the 12th of May held that The Building and Other Constructions Workers (BOCW) Cess is not payable in respect of supply of goods. In Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. and Anr. Vs. CG Power and Industrial Solutions Limited and Anr. held that a contract that was for the