On and from the effective date of May 1, 2019, the existing Gujarat Shops and Establishment Act, 1948 (“Old S&E Act”) stands repealed. The shops and establishment act is a state specific legislation, which regulates the operation of shops and commercial establishments in a state and the working conditions of workmen employed therein
Date: Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m. Central European Time (11 a.m. New York time)
Identifying key wage and hour risks confronting international retailers and strategies for compliance
- The webinar will feature a panel discussion among attorneys from United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and France with deep experience representing employers confronted with class action wage and hour cases and the myriad of issues arising from the unique scheduling demands of the retail industry as they collide with the growing push to ensure through local laws that employees receive sufficient time off and compensation.
- Jonathan Dye (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
- Eric R. Magnus (Jackson Lewis in USA)
- Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé in France)
- James Major (Clyde & Co in United Kingdom)
- Moderator: Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
June 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CEST)
On April 1, 2019 the Supreme Court of India, in the case of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation and Anr v. Sunil Kumar B & Ors., (“Judgment”) upheld the Kerala High Court’s decision in P. Sasikumar and Ors. v. Union of India, 2018 wherein it had set aside the Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2014 (“EPF Amendment 2014”)
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
Spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives. Our members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.
Discover the most important labour and employment rules, regulations and best practices specific to each jurisdiction, conveniently together in one place.
On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court of India passed a judgement clarifying the nature of allowances to be included within the ambit of ‘basic wages’ for the purpose of calculating provident fund contribution, under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 and the associated schemes
In order to bring in consistency in the time period of filing returns, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has amended certain labour legislations, providing a uniform time period for employers to file statutory returns, making it easier for the employers to ensure compliance with law
The Ministry of Labour and Employment, via a notification dated December 06, 2019 has amended the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, 1952, allowing its members to withdraw money up to 75% of his credit balance from the fund if the member remains unemployed for more than 1 month
The recently published Creche Guidelines brings across much needed clarity on the technical and specific requirements with respect to setting up a crèche facility.
In light of the recent #Metoo movement and the wave of sexual harassment complaints against certain public figures that have flooded the media, the Indian Government constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) for strengthening the legal and institutional framework for dealing with and preventing instances of sexual harassment at workplace.