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Declaration Of Rate Of Interest For The Employees’ Provident Fund Member Account For The Year 2021-22

INTRODUCTION The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) vide notification No. INV-11/2/2021-INV/4670 dated June 03, 2022, declared 8.10% as the rate to credit interest to the account of each member of the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, 1952, for the year 2021-22. Please refer to the notification for more details- declaration-of-rate-of-interest-for-the-employees-provident-fund-member-account-for-the-year-2021-22

Tamil Nadu – shops and establishments to keep open for 24X7 for a further period of three years

Tamil Nadu government has extended the period of exemption for three years permitting all shops and establishments to keep open 24*7 on all days.   Applicability-  All shops and establishments employing 10 or more persons. Brief description of the notification- The Government of Tamil Nadu extends the exemption for three more years with effect from …

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ESIC Act notification- Extension Of Provision Of The ESI Act To Certain Classes Of Establishments

The ESIC vide notification no. S.O. 2466(E) extended the provisions of the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948, to certain classes of establishments and areas in which the establishments are situated provided in the Schedule of the notification. The notification is effective from 1st June 2022. Please refer to the notification for more details- extension-of-provision-of-the-esi-act-to-certain-classes-of-establishments …

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UP Notification- Night Shift For Women Workers

The Governor of Uttar Pradesh vide notification no. 647 /XXXVI-3-2022-17(sa)/2022 dated 27th May 2022 has issued guidelines. As per the notification, it has exempted all the factories from restrictions on employing women workers working the night shift subject to the conditions listed in the notification. Please refer to the notifications for more details- official notification …

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Statutory Alert ! The Goa Shops And Establishments (Amendment) Act, 2021

The Government of Goa vide No. 24/14/2021-LAB/209 has notified May 2nd, 2022, as the effective date for the Goa Shops and Establishments (Amendment) Act, 2021. The amendment act implements provisions on electronic filing, auto-renewal, and restriction for employment of women employees in certain cases. It has further revised the penalty in case of non-compliance with …

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FAQs on Employees Provident Fund (EPF) for International Worker

Introduction- EPF (Employees Provident Fund) is a welfare scheme brought into force to secure a better future for employees. It is a statutory benefit available to the employees post retirement or when they leave the services. In case of deceased employees, their dependents will be entitled for the benefits. Under the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme …

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The Kerala Minimum Wages Notification (March 2022)

The Government of Kerala, Labour and Skills (E) Department has revised the Minimum wages  under variable dearness allowance for employment in Shops and Commercial Establishment and employment in Computer Software Sector. As per the Notification No.DES/859/2022-P3(1) , the Consumer Price Index (Cost of Living Index) Numbers applicable to employees in employment under the Minimum Wages …

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Circular On Final Withdrawal Of Provident Fund For International Workers

The EPFO vide circular No. IWU/12061/1/2022-IWU/7213 clarified that international workers from Non-SSA countries are eligible for withdrawal of their provident fund accumulations on retirement from services in EPF covered establishments after attaining the age of fifty-eight years. Please refer to the official circular circular-on-final-withdrawal-of-provident-fund-for-international-workers for more details.

Extension Of Date For Filing Returns Under The West Bengal State Tax On Professions, Trades, Callings, And Employments Act, 1979

The Government of West Bengal has extended the last date of filing returns in Form-III under the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings, and Employment Act, 1979, from April 30th, 2022, to May 31st, 2022. The last date for furnishing the return in the paper form has also been extended till June 07th, …

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The ‘New Code of Wages’ comparison with Past Act’s

Find below the comparison of the various past Acts with new ones- Minimum Wages Act, 1948 :- Past New The Act was applicable only to Scheduled Employments Applicable to all employees including organized and unorganized sector “Wages” was including house rent allowance and all other allowances Excludes house rent allowance in the definition of wages. …

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