Applicability of The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 to Direct Employees engaged on Contract basis

It is not uncommon for Employers to engage direct employees on contract basis. The nature of work of such employees may be periodic or permanent. Further, their tenure may be for a particular period, in which case they are termed as Fixed Term Employees. The legal conundrum arises as to the applicability of Employees’ Provident …

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