Who’s heard the Good News? Maternity Benefit Amendments: An Insight

  In, what is one of the most progressive steps for working women, the Parliament has passed Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017 (“Amendment Act”). The Amendment Act received presidential assent on 27th March 2017 and was published in the official gazette on 28th March 2017. The Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued further Maternity … Continue reading Who’s heard the Good News? Maternity Benefit Amendments: An Insight

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An Act to prohibit and redress sexual harassment against women in the workplace

Nearly 9 months after the Act received Presidential Assent, the Central Government on 9th December 2013, has notified the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The notification of this Act is a small albeit important step in the direction towards ensuring free and fair working environments for women in … Continue reading An Act to prohibit and redress sexual harassment against women in the workplace