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Mar 26, 2019
Job creation dipped 6.9% in January to 11.23 lakh, reveals payroll data of Employee State Insurance CorporationEmployee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) provides health insurance and medical services to its insured persons covering all those establishments which have 20 or more workers and all those employees whose monthly wages are up to Rs 21,000.
Mar 12, 2019
How is PM Shram Yogi Mandhan Pension scheme any different from existing pension schemes, asks rural UPWith unorganised sector workers already eligible for the National Pension Scheme, and the APY, it seems unclear why PM-SYM has been launched, especially if it isn’t going to be bringing anything new, in terms of expanded coverage or increased amount, to the table. And if this is nothing more than an attempt at vote-bank politics, then rural Mau, at least, can see through it.
Feb 18, 2019
Retirement funds investing in IL&FS: IBC order of priority can’t be blamed for funds' folly and greedIn the light of the IL&FS fiasco, employees must also be asked to give their consent to bonds and commercial papers.
Feb 01, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Govt's contribution to employees' provident fund to go up to 14% from 10%, gratuity ceiling hiked to Rs 20 lakhsInterim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced in his Interim Budget speech that the government will now increase its contribution to employees' provident fund to 14% from the earlier 10% while keeping the contribution of workers intact at 10%.
Dec 07, 2018
National Pension Scheme bonanza: Cabinet raises government contribution to NPS to 14 percent of basic salaryIn a bonanza for government employees, the Cabinet on Thursday raised the government's contribution to National Pension Scheme (NPS) to 14 per cent of basic salary from the current 10 per cent, sources said
Nov 23, 2018
Railway workers call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December; want pension scheme revoked among other demandsRailway workers decided to refuse all overtime in a call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December to protest the Railway Ministry's refusal to meet their demands.
Oct 26, 2018
EPF schemes add more than 1.45 crore new subscribers in one year; 91 lakh cease to be members of retirement fund schemeThe Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has been bringing out the employment-related statistics in the formal sector since April, 2018 covering the period September 2017 onwards.
Jun 26, 2018
Four million jobs added in eight months till April 2018 as per EPFO data, says CSO reportAccording to the data, the EPFO's April payroll number was the highest in the last eight months, indicating higher jobs creations than preceding 7 month.
May 14, 2018
Money management alert: Midcourse withdrawals from retirement funds a sub-optimal solution for midlife bluesA suitable amendment in the law would be conducive to checking one's tendency to dip into one’s retirement funds at the drop of a hat.
May 08, 2018
Railway employees to go on 72-hour relay hunger strike against non-implementation of 7th Pay CommissionThe All India Railwaymen’s Federation said despite several meetings with leaders of the central government organisations and Home Minister, Finance Minister, Railway Minister and Minister of State for Railways, no decision has been taken yet