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Salient features for proposed National Policy for Domestic Workers: Govt.

Indian government has started discussions regarding a Policy for Domestic Workers, the salient features of which are as follows: Inclusion of Domestic Workers in the existing legislations Registration of Domestic workers. Right to form their own associations, trade unions Right to have … Continue reading

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Employers can bar class actions in employment contracts: USSC

In an important ruling with far reaching consequences, the United States Supreme Court ruled that employers can use individualized arbitration clauses that bar class actions in employment contracts to resolve employment disputes between the parties. “Congress has instructed in the … Continue reading

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Ease of Compliance Rules notified: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment recently notified the Ease of Compliance to Maintain Registers under various Labour Laws Rules, 2017 (“Rules”) effective February 21, 2017. https://goo.gl/tJtPPY These Rules provide for maintenance of combined registers in the Forms specified in the … Continue reading

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Equal pay for equal work: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently reiterated that even temporary/adhoc government employees would be entitled to same pay scale as regular employees if they perform the same duties and denial of same pay scale would be violative of the Indian … Continue reading

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CB search-cum-selection committee unconstitutional: MHC

In a recent ruling, the Madras High Court struck down the constitution of a search-cum-selection committee for making recommendations for appointment of members of the Copyright Board as unconstitutional as being violative of the basic structure of the Constitution of … Continue reading

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Final Guidance on When to File an Amended or New H-1B Petition: USCIS

On April 9, 2015, the precedent decision Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC (Simeio) (http://goo.gl/eHJLuo) was issued. This decision represents the USCIS position that H-1B petitioners are required to file an amended or new petition before placing an H-1B employee at … Continue reading

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Employment Authorization to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses: DHS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are … Continue reading

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