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India: Revision of Wage Ceiling under The Payment Of Wages Act, 1936 (the “Wages Act”)

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has, on August 28, 2017, notified an increase in the average monthly wage ceiling, to determine the applicability of the Wages Act. The notification from the Central Government sets the new wage ceiling at INR 24,000 (Indian Rupees Twenty-four Thousand) per month – revising it from INR 18,000 (Indian Rupees Eighteen Thousand) per month

India: The new law on disability: Applicable to both public and private companies in India

One of the highlights of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 (the “Disability Law”) is the extension of their applicability to private establishments. A private establishment includes a company, firm, cooperative or other society, association, trust, agency, institution, organization, union, factory or such other establishments as the appropriate Government may, from time to time, notify.