Latest Compliance Updates For Centre

State-wise list of 596 notified districts under ESI Scheme

12 May, 2022

ESIC has released a circular providing the state-wise list of notified districts under the ESI Scheme.

🏷️ ESI Act

Labour Bureau releases CPI for Industrial Workers, March, 2022

30 Apr, 2022

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has released Consumer Price Index(CPI) for Industrial Workers, March, 2022, wherein All-India CPI-IW for March, 2022 increased by 1.0 point and stood at 126.0.

🏷️ Minimum Wages Act

EPF Compliance for contract employees

27 Apr, 2022

EPFO has circulated letter giving detailed instructions to its field officers for adopting a pro-active approach in compliance with the provisions of the EPF Scheme in respect of the contractors engaged by the principal employer.

🏷️ PF Act

EPFO clarification on final EPF withdrawal for International Workers

27 Apr, 2022

EPFO has notified clarification regarding the EPF final withdrawal for international workers from countries not having a Social Security Agreement with India (non-SSA countries).

🏷️ PF Act

Timely Settlement of Medical Reimbursement Claims

25 Apr, 2022

ESIC has issued a circular directing that the reimbursement claim of Insured Persons should be settled within 30 days from the receipt of the bill.

🏷️ ESI Act

More Notifications

Relaxation of Time Limit for Depositing and Filing ESI Contribution

13 Apr, 2022
ESIC has issued a circular giving relaxation to all employers facing problems in respect to depositing ESI Contribution for the period of March 2022.
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State Wise Updated List of Notified Districts under ESIC

11 Apr, 2022
ESIC has issued a circular to notify the updated list of all the districts covered by ESIC.

Amendment in Cash Award Scheme for Welfare of Registered Construction Workers

08 Apr, 2022
The Bihar Labour Resource Department has issued a notification regarding amendment in Cash Award Scheme for the welfare of registered construction workers and their dependents.

TDS on EPF contribution exceeding specified limit

05 Apr, 2022
EPFO has notified about the calculation and deduction of taxable interest relating to PF contribution that exceeds 2.5 Lakhs.

Application and Engagement of Apprentices by Establishments

04 Apr, 2022
The Bihar Labour Resource Department has issued a notification regarding application of provision of Apprentices Act, 1961.

Central Minimum Wages Notification

31 Mar, 2022
Government of India has released Minimum Wages Notification for the Central sphere effective from 1st April 2022.

Uttarakhand Minimum Wages - 01 April 2022 to 30 Sep 2022

31 Mar, 2022
The Government of Uttarakhand has notified the Minimum Wages effective from 1st April 2022 till 30 September 2022.

Health check up program in Industrial Clusters by ESIC

25 Mar, 2022
ESI to conduct regular Health check-up programme in Industrial Clusters to update employee about their health condition and encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle with effect from 28 March 2022.

Social Security and Welfare Schemes For Migrant Labourers

24 Mar, 2022
The Press Information Bureau issued a press release regarding the social security and welfare schemes for inter-state migrant labourers.

EPFO draws action plan for Swachhata Pakhwada, 2022

23 Mar, 2022
EPFO has issued a circular for action Plan to create awareness for Staff, Establishment and Members of EPFO on the occasion of Swachhata Pakhwada, 2022.

Safety of the Workers in Private Companies

21 Mar, 2022
The Press Information Bureau issued a press release regarding the Ministry of Labour & Employment's steps and initiatives taken for the safety of the Workers in private companies.

Condition of Women in Unorganized Sector

21 Mar, 2022
The Press Information Bureau issued a press release regarding various steps taken by the Ministry of Labour & Employment to improve women’s participation in the labour force and quality of their employment.

Implementation of provisions for GIG and Platform Workers

21 Mar, 2022
The Press Information Bureau issued a press release regarding th provisions that are for GIG and Platform Workers for the first time in the Code on Social Security, 2020 which promotes social security benefits through formulation of schemes.

Tamil Nadu Minimum Wages - 01 April 2022

16 Mar, 2022
Tamil Nadu Government has released the minimum wages dearness allowance notification that is effective from 01 April 2022.

ESI amendment on sickness benefits under maternity leave

07 Mar, 2022
The ESI Corporation has amended Rule 55(1) of the Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950.

Uttar Pradesh Minimum Wages - 01 April 2022 to 30 Sep 2022

01 Mar, 2022
Uttar Pradesh Government has notified the minimum wages effective from 1st April 2022 to 30th September 2022.

Enforcement of ESI Provisions in Nagapattinam

01 Mar, 2022
The ESIC has notified that with effect from 01 April 2022, certain provisions from Chapter IV (Contribution), Chapter V (Benefits), and Chapter VI (Adjudication of disputes and claims) of The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, shall come in force in Nagapattinam district of the State of Tamil Nadu.

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (January 2022)

28 Feb, 2022
The Ministry of Labour & Employment has released Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers, for the month of January 2022.

Clarification on NEEM Trainees as the employees under PF Act

24 Feb, 2022
The EPFO and Ministry of Labour & Employment has issued a circular clarifying that the National Employability Enhancement Mission (NEEM) trainees are employees under the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.

Draft Employees' State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2022

24 Feb, 2022
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued Draft Employees' State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2022 to further amend Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950.

Apprentices under MukhyaMantri Apprenticeship Training Scheme

22 Feb, 2022
The Gujarat Labour and Employment Department has issued a resolution regarding Mukhyamantri Apprenticeship Scheme in which the scheme facilitates the industry employing apprenticeship opportunity in the country in respect to outsourcing of Data Entry Operator-cum-Office Assistant in adherence to prescribed conditions.

Exemption to few Coal Companies for Contract Labour employment

18 Feb, 2022
The Ministry of labour and employment has notified to exempt certain coal companies under the aiges of Coal India Ltd in respect of contract labour employment in the works specified in the schedule for a period of five years w.e.f. 7th December 2021 with respect to certain conditions.

Reforms under Contract Labour Act subsumed by OSHWC Code, 2020

10 Feb, 2022
The Ministry of Labour & Employment has issued a press release on 10 Feb 2022 stating that the reforms carried out under Contract Labour Act has been subsumed in the OSHWC Code, 2020.

Clarification for Certificate for Unpaid Amount of Gratuity by Employer

09 Feb, 2022
In order to clarify the query raised on seeking interpretation of Gratuity Recovery under Section 8 of the Act, the Gujarat Labour Department issued a circular.

ESIC to relax eligibility conditions under COVID-19 Relief Scheme

01 Feb, 2022
ESIC has issued a notification to relax the eligibility condition of the ESIC COVID-19 Relief Scheme.

List of District Notified for ESI Scheme as on January 2022

21 Jan, 2022
ESI Corporation has issued a circular listing the state-wise notified/non-notified districts under ESIC Scheme as on 01.01.2022.

ESIC Medical Benefits in Assam effective from 01 January 2022

21 Jan, 2022
ESIC appoints 01 January 2022 to extend the medical benefits to districts of Assam.

ESI relaxes eligibility condition under Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana

12 Jan, 2022
ESI Corporation relaxes the eligibility condition of 2 years insurable employment before unemployment and contributory condition of Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana with effect from 01.07.2021.

ESI Act in Specified Districts of Assam

23 Dec, 2021
Certain Provisions of ESI Act will come into force in Specified Districts of Assam effective from 01 Jan 2022.

ESIC to link Insurance Number with EPFO's UAN

09 Dec, 2021
ESIC has decided to link the Insurance Number of Insured Persons with the UAN allotted by EPFO.

ESIC to relax eligibility under ABVKY Scheme

08 Dec, 2021
ESIC has decided to relax the eligibility condition for the Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana Scheme. As per this relaxation, the Insured Person should have been in insurable employment for a minimum period of 12 months immediately before his/her unemployment and should have contributed for not less than 78 days in the one completed contribution period in 12 months immediately preceding the unemployment.

ESIC initiatives for health & safety of insured persons

04 Dec, 2021
ESIC launches annual preventive health check for ESI insured persons and women aged 40 years and above, relaxes the COVID Relief Scheme contribution conditions and setup more hospitals.

ESI relaxes time limit for filing and depositing ESI contribution

16 Nov, 2021
The time limit for ESI contribution for Oct 2021 has been extended to 30 Nov 2021 and return of contribution for the period April 2021 to Sept 2021 may be filed up to 15 Dec 2021.

Seeding of UAN in the Insurance Module

08 Nov, 2021
ESIC has issued a circular regarding the provision for seeding of UAN data in Employer's Module of Corporation. The Employers can use the screen to enter the UAN data of Insured Persons(IPs) in the Insurance/Panchdeep Module.

ESI Circular on Conveyance allowance not a part of Wages

08 Nov, 2021
ESIC has issued an internal circular instructing that the conveyance allowance shall not form part of the wages of the employee as per the Hon'ble Supreme Court's judgment.

PF rate of interest declaration FY 2020-21

02 Nov, 2021
The Ministry of Labour and Employment, has approved for crediting interest at the rate of 8.50% on EPF accumulation for the financial year 2020-21 to the account of each member of the EPF Scheme.

ESI circular on documents submission for late registration

01 Nov, 2021
ESIC through its circular has notified that employers' requesting for change in date of registration have to submit their relevant documents to the concerned RO/SRO in prescribed proforma within fifteen days of the issue of show cause notice. If the employers fail to submit the documents within the due date, the late registration application may be rejected, and the date of registration will be deemed as the date of appointment.

ESI provisions to take effect in Coimbatore and Thanjavur districts

29 Oct, 2021
ESI notifies that the provisions of Chapter IV, V, and VI shall come into force in all the areas of Coimbatore and Thanjavur Districts in the State of Tamil Nadu with effect from 01 November 2021.

ESI provisions to take effect in certain districts of Maharashtra

27 Oct, 2021
ESI notifies that the provisions of Chapter IV, V, and VI shall come into force in all the areas of Ahmednagar, Jalna and Yavatmal districts in the State of Maharashtra with effect from 01 November 2021.

Delhi Mandates Payment of Bonus by Establishment before Deepawali

14 Oct, 2021
The Labour Department of NCT Delhi has mandated the bonus payment before Deepawali by the contractors where 20 or more workers are employed on any day during the accounting year.

ESI provisions enforced in certain districts of Assam

27 Sep, 2021
The ESI Corporation, with effect from 01 October 2021, has implemented the provisions of Chapter IV (Contribution), Chapter V (Benefits), Chapter VI (Adjudication Of Disputes and Claims) in all the areas of Baksa, Charaideo, Dima Hasao, Hailakandi, Hojai and Kokrajhar districts of Assam.

ESI provisions takes effect in certain parts of Tripura

23 Sep, 2021
Certain provisions of ESI shall take effect from 01 October 2021, in all the areas of Dhalai, Gomati, North Tripura and Sepahijala district, in the State of Tripura.

Employers have to register their Contractors on PF Portal

22 Sep, 2021
The PF Regional Office has emailed the employers on 22 Sep 2021, instructing them to immediately register all their existing contractors and sub contractors engaged for manpower, civil and other works; and to ensure that all upcoming and existing contracts awarded are mandatorily registered in the portal.

Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu insists employers to pay wages by cheque or bank transfer

17 Sep, 2021
The Labour Department of Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu Union Territories Administration has notified the employers mandating them to pay the wages of employees by way of cheque or crediting it to employees bank account.

West Bengal issues Guidelines for Payment of Bonus before Durga Puja

15 Sep, 2021
The Governor of West Bengal, in the interest of maintenance of industrial peace and harmony, makes an appeal to all employers and employees of the state covered under payment of Bonus Act, to stick to the guidelines issued while setting the legitimate dues of workers in respect of payment of bonus, in view of ensuing Durga Puja.

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