Category Archives: Labor Law

Matter of Z-A, Inc. decision adopted: USCIS

This USCIS policy memorandum (PM) designates the decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of Z-A-, Inc. as an Adopted Decision. Accordingly, this adopted decision establishes policy guidance that applies to and binds all USCIS employees. USCIS personnel … Continue reading

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Procedural requirements for Leave Travel Concession simplified: Govt.

The Department of Personnel and Training has eased the difficulties faced by the Government employees in application and settlement of the Leave Travel Concession (LTC) claims.   The Department has decided to make the procedure for processing of LTC claims … Continue reading

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Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace: Govt.

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has released a handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. http://goo.gl/uWkQfT The Handbook is structured in six sections and addresses concepts such as ‘workplace’, ‘sexual harassment’, … Continue reading

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Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015: Govt.

Central Government has notified guidelines issued by the Central Adoption Resource Authority providing for the regulation of adoption of orphan, abandoned or surrendered children. http://goo.gl/dN4O8L The main features of the ‘Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015’ include: provisions for linking … Continue reading

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Mandatory emigration clearance required for Indian Nurses: Govt.

Indian Government has decided that with effect from 30th April, 2015 Indian nurses will mandatorily obtain emigration clearance from the office of Protector of Emigrants (POE) for seeking overseas employment to United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), … Continue reading

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HCs’ not to entertain matters related to Armed Forces: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the High Courts should refrain from entertaining petitions regarding matters related to Armed Forces in light of the specific provisions enumerated in the Armed Forces Tribunal Act (“Act”). The Apex Court said, “If … Continue reading

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Employer can seek recovery if its not arbitrary: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that an employer can seek recovery of monetary benefits wrongly extended to innocent employees only if the recovery is not iniquitous or arbitrary. “Orders passed by the employer seeking recovery of monetary benefits wrongly … Continue reading

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Contractor’s labour are workers of the company under Factory Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the workers engaged by a contractor to work in the statutory canteen of a company’s factory would be the workers of the said company only for the purposes of the Factory Act, 1948 … Continue reading

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NCW can’t act as a court: BHC

The Bombay High Court recently ruled that the National Commission for Women (“NCW”) does not have “unbridled power” and is not entitled to arrive at final conclusions or grant reliefs that a civil or criminal court can. The Court’s ruling … Continue reading

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Transgenders recognized as ‘Third Gender’: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India recognized transgenders as a ‘third gender’ in an aim to give them a legal status and better protection and privileges. “Recognition of transgenders as a third gender is not a social … Continue reading

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