03 Mar 2021
EPFO subscribers may face restrictions on early pension withdrawal: Report
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has reportedly proposed restrictions on the early withdrawal of pension contributions by formal sector workers.
09 Feb 2021
New labor codes may allow 4-day workweeks, free medical check-ups
Under its new labor codes, the central government has proposed companies to allow the option of four-day workweeks, Labour and Employment Secretary Apurva Chandra said on Monday.
02 Jan 2021
Labour Ministry formalizes work from home for the services sector
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has formalized work from home for the services sector while leaving it on the employers in the IT sector to mutually decide the work hours for their employees.
06 Jan 2020
Bharat bandh on January 8: Banking services to be affected
Ten central trade unions have decided to go ahead with a general strike or Bharat bandh on Wednesday.
25 Sep 2019
Government seeks SC/ST employee data from companies under EPFO
The Ministry of Labor and Employment has launched a survey asking companies contributing to the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to declare the number of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) employees.
24 Sep 2019
Your Provident Fund rate raised to 8.65% for 2018-19
On Tuesday, the Labor Ministry notified 8.65% interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) for the 2018-19 financial year.
17 Sep 2019
Your Provident Fund interest rate increased to 8.65% for 2018-19
On Tuesday, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar announced that over 6 crore subscribers of the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) would receive 8.65% interest on deposits for the financial year 2018-19.
26 May 2017
How well has the Modi government fared in 3 years?
The BJP government swept to power in 2014 projecting its PM face Modi as the embodiment of "acche din" that would soon arrive under BJP rule.
20 Apr 2017
Finance Ministry ratifies 8.65% EPF deposits rate
Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said the Finance Ministry ratified that the finance ministry has approved 8.65% interest rates on EPF deposits.
17 Apr 2017
FinMin gives go ahead to 8.65% EPF interest rate
Finance Ministry has now grudgingly given a go-ahead to Labour Ministry to provide an 8.65% rate of interest, on the EPF for 2016-17, as decided earlier by EPFO trustees.
27 Dec 2016
Karnataka releases draft reservation policy
Karnataka's Congress government has released the draft amendments to the 'Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing orders) Rules, 1961,' to seek suggestions/objections from the public.