As part of the government’s labor reforms, a new notification was recently introduced allowing interest on dormant employee provident fund accounts. Read on to see how this will benefit India’s working populations as well as other schemes related to the provident fund organization.
In a sign that the government wants to get serious about overhauling labor laws, India plans to introduce a proposed Wage Code bill that will guarantee minimum wages across the country in the winter session of parliament.
Overtime hours in India refer to the time worked in excess of the regular working hours. For those considering investment, understanding overtime can be of critical importance in calculating costs. This article briefly discusses the laws that establish and regulate overtime hours and compensation across India.
An Introduction to Doing Business in India 2016, designed to introduce the fundamentals of investing and doing business in India, is out now and available for complimentary download through the Asia Briefing publications store.
India and Australia recently signed a Social Security Agreement intended to avoid double social contribution by employers who have a presence in both countries. This article discusses the pact and examines its important and beneficial implications.
The female workforce in India remains much smaller (at 32 percent) compared to the opposite gender. In this article, we look at ways in which companies can achieve greater gender diversity in their workforce, ultimately helping their bottom line in the Indian market.
The latest issue of India Briefing Magazine, focusing on Hiring, Terminating and Terminating employees in India, is out now and available to subscribers as a complimentary download through the month of March.
In this article we look at two bills that were passed to help foreign companies resolve disputes. This is expected to further help India move up in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report.