The ESI benefit scheme offers social security to workers against contingencies such as sickness, and injury resulting in loss of wages. This article discusses the scheme and provisions for both employers and employees.
In India, it is mandatory for international workers to contribute to the country’s employment provident fund and insurance scheme. Read to know about the provident fund for international workers and social security agreements in India.
Injured workers and worker compensation are key liability issues for any business. In this article, we discuss the Employees’ Compensation Scheme in India.
India’s new business e-visa rules provide for longer visa validity, continuous stay up to 180 days and multiple entries. Read to know more
Foreign businesses looking to benefit from India’s large demographic dividend must understand the diverse structure of its labor market. Here, we explain the structure of India’s labor pool, and hiring costs with a special focus on IT and automotive component manufacturing industry.
Many foreign HR managers struggle with the holiday schedule in India. This article outlines the government’s official schedule to help HR managers plan public holidays for their firm.
The concurrent nature of labor laws in India can be confusing for companies that are newly established or looking to expand in the country. Read to know more about India’s federal, state, and industry specific labor laws.
Last year, India amended its maternity law – surpassing many European and Asian countries with regards to maternity benefits. In this article, we discuss the benefits available, applicability, and compliance requirements under the amended law.