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Feb 21, 2019
EPFO hikes interest rate on provident fund deposits to 8.65% for 2018-19; 6 crore subscribers to benefit: GovtThe EPFO had provided a five-year low rate of interest of 8.55 percent to its subscribers for 2017-18.
Aug 07, 2018
Delhi government to move Supreme Court against Delhi HC verdict on quashing revised minimum wagesThe Delhi government on Monday said it will move the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court judgment quashing its notification on minimum wages and hold a meeting with trade union leaders to decide the next course of action.
Jul 15, 2018
Union minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar asks states to ensure adequate creche facilities under Maternity Benefit ActThe official conceded that the compliance rate with regard to the creche facilities remains low and the states can only be nudged by the Central government.
Jul 10, 2017
Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh may be pushed in monsoon session of ParliamentThe unions were of the view that the delay of eight months for employees covered under the Payment of Gratuity Act should not result in adversely affecting the interest of the concerned employees.
Jun 24, 2017
ITEU members seek intervention of Karnataka's IT minister to prevent illegal layoffs by software firmsInformation Technology Employees' Union (ITEU) sought the intervention Priyank Kharge to prevent illegal layoffs by software firms in Karnataka.
Apr 28, 2017
Gopal Rai appointed new convenor of AAP unit in Delhi after party's MCD poll defeatThe Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday appointed Labour Minister Gopal Rai its new convenor of the Delhi unit.
Sep 29, 2016
Market booster: Rs 13,000 cr provident fund money to flow into ETFs in FY17EPFO has already invested Rs 1,500 crore in ETFs in the first half of the current fiscal and will invest about Rs 11,500 crore in the remaining six months
Sep 01, 2016
Bharat Bandh announced by trade unions against 'anti-work' changes in labour laws, Centre's apathyEssential services like banking and public transport, as also work at public sector entities, may be hit on Friday with ten central trade unions giving a one-day nationwide strike call to protest against the government's "indifference" to their demands for better wages and facilities and the "anti-worker" changes in labour laws.
Mar 29, 2016
Inoperative PF accounts to earn interest from 1 AprilRetirement fund body EPFO today decided to provide interest on inoperative accounts from April 1, a move which will benefit over nine crore such account-holders having total deposits of over Rs 32,000 crore.
Feb 18, 2015
EPFO to appoint fund managers tomorrow, may raise pension age to 60EPFO is likely to appoint fund managers tomorrow for a three year term from 1 April and raise age limit for vesting of pension by two years to 60.