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Industrial Disputes Act


Presidential assent to Assam bill on retrenching up to 300 employees sans govt approval

October 14, 2018 1:21 pm

The statement of objects and reasons of the legislation says companies will be allowed to retrench up to 300 employees instead of 100, as per the existing legislation, without seeking prior approval of the government.

Maharashtra government grants three-month extension to committee, again

September 17, 2018 3:02 am

Officials from the State Labour Department said the committee has held several meetings with the labour unions and the company management to ease norms for factory closure.

Govt may allow firms to lay off workers without prior approval

May 02, 2015 2:18 am

Firms employing up to 300 workers would be permitted to lay them off without prior govt approval, as against the current threshold of 100 workers.

The anti-labour mindset

April 23, 2015 12:00 am

But looking only at labour market policies will not solve low employment elasticity of growth

New Gujarat labour bill passed, set to give govt more control over industries

February 26, 2015 4:23 am

The bill included reforms, like payment of wages by cheque, in establishments that employed over 20 labourers.

State forms panel to review labour laws

February 01, 2015 4:10 am

Six-member committee that the Maharashtra government constituted would be chaired by the labour commissioner.

Changes in Industrial Disputes Act to accelerate Make in Maharashtra

January 28, 2015 2:32 am

CM Fadnavis promises to arm industry with more flexibility.

Centre not to take lead in relaxing labour laws

November 14, 2014 1:16 am

Government to wait for states to follow Rajasthan.

Protecting to hurt

November 03, 2014 8:30 am

Our labour laws are a barrier to entry into the select class of workers in the formal sector.

Before investor summit, MP cabinet clears changes to 20 labour laws

September 23, 2014 1:22 am

Non-compliance with labour laws would entail fine instead of jail term, the cabinet proposed.