Non-submission of the AIPR within the Stipulated time period would invite denial of vigilance clearance to the “CLS Officers for empanelment, deputations and cadre clearance applying to sensitive post etc.
Ministry of Labour
Regarding whether the Government has taken steps to review and revise the EPS-95 scheme
As per Section 3(1) (b) of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the minimum Wages must be Revised every Five Years. The Central and the State Governments should review the minimum rates of wages so fixed in the Scheduled employments at intervals not exceeding five years and revise the minimum rates, if necessary
Since the Labour falls under the concurrent list of Indian Constitution, new Labour code implementation date will be decided once the draft rules for all 4 New labour codes will be framed and ratified by Central Government as well as all state government.
Regarding whether the Ministry recognizes that the unavailability of seating facilities for long hours resulting in the employees standing for the entire duration of their work days has adverse effects on their health
These rules may be called the Code on Wages (Central Advisory Board) Rules, 2021 and they shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette
All the officials claiming payment of Transport Allowance for the month of April 2020, are requested to furnish information in the prescribed proforma by 14.05.2020
Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes to ensure Safety, Social Security and Welfare of Workers
Draft code on wages uploaded for public opinion and it says working hours for a day hall be 9 Hours instead of existing 8 Hours. This will be finalised in December 2019 after one month time.
The Ministry has prepared a Labour Code on Industrial Relations, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing three Labour Laws:
Cabinet approves Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to make provisions regarding Recognition of Trade Unions