Out of the four proposed labour reforms, Wages Bill 2017 was introduced in the Lok Sabha in August 2017 and was subsequently referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee. The panel gave its report in December 2018.
This will enable a member of EPF, who is no longer in employment for a continuous period of one month, to avail 75 per cent of the total fund standing to his or her credit, Santosh Gangwar said during Question Hour.
The draft of social security code was placed on the ministry’s website and public comments were invited and now the government will endeavour to table the bill in forthcoming Monsoon session of the Parliament, labour and employment minister Santosh Gangwar told reporters.
The government on Saturday approved the promulgation of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, which allowed courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children below 12 years of age.