PF Transfer Procedure

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Once an individual starts his career by taking up employment in any of the PF registered organizations, an employee would be registered for PF purposes and both employee and employer contributions to the employee’s PF funds. It’s common to switch jobs for various reasons with or without break. In such scenarios, what happens to the […]

UAN Activation

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As the entire process related to epfo is now been done online UAN is important to operate the services online.  The UAN is a 12-digit number assigned to every employee contributing to the EPF. It is generated and allotted by the (EPFO). The UAN of an employee remains the same throughout his life irrespective of […]

EPF Adhaar Seeding

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The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has directed the employers that ECR (Electronic Challan cum Return) is allowed only for those EPFO members whose account is Aadhaar seeded. The labour ministry amended this in Section 142 of the Code of Social Security 2020 to implement the new rule. The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) subscribers have […]

ESIC- COVID-19 Relief Scheme

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ESIC vide notification No.N-12/13/1/2019-P&D has introduced the COVID-19 relief scheme for the insured person who is considered to be an “Employee” working in a factory or establishments as defined under The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948. Eligibility conditions of the scheme are as under: – (1) The deceased insured person must have been registered on […]

Maternity Benefit Act 1961 Permitting Work from Home for Nursing Mothers

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The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 is the Social Security Act that applies to the whole of India to provide for Maternity benefits for female employees working in factories, shops/establishments employing 10 or more employees.  With the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, 2017 significant provision of enhancement of Maternity leaves from 12 weeks to 26 weeks it […]

Gig workers under the social security net to be brought under ESIC Scheme

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Gig workers, who don’t have any protective cover, under the government regulations have now got an opportunity as the government has decided to extend social security benefit for them. The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment is targeting to bring gig and platform workers across the nation under the scope of the Employees’ State Insurance […]

ESIC Beneficiaries To Get Medical Care From Nearby ESIC Empanelled Hospitals

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If there are no ESIC / ESIS Health Care Delivery Facility (Hospital, Dispensary, IMP etc.) available, within the radius of 10 Kms of IPs residence; Then such Insured Person (or enrolled Family Members) may directly avail the facility of such Private or Government Hospitals, whichever are all ready empanelled with ESIC, without referral of ESI […]

Three New Labour Codes -Covering 50 crore workers from Organized, Unorganised and Self Employed sector

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Industrial Relations code – This will cover the existing standing order, Disputes and Trade unions act. Key Changes : The definition of worker will be based on the basis of wages being drawn by him and Worker / Employees with salary up to Rs 18,000 will fall under the category of worker. Employee can an […]

Maximum Assurance Benefit Increased to Rs.7 lakh under EDLI Scheme 1976

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Recent amendment under EDLI benefits of Provident Fund are as follows : 1. Enhanced financial support to family and dependents of EDLI members, incase of death while in service. 2. Continuation if minimum Assurance benefit of Rs. 2.5 lakh beyond 14.02.2020. 3. Extension of minimum Assurance benefit of rs 2.5 lakh to family of deceased […]

Reduction in statutory rate of EPF contribution from 12% to 10% FAQs and Gazette Notification

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Frequently Asked Questions about Reduction in statutory rate of EPF contribution from 12% to 10% EPFO Social and official website of EPFO has published FAQs regarding reduction in rate of EPF contribution from 12% to 10% as per the Gazette notification dated 18/05/2020 for the month of May, June & July 2020. You may avail […]