FLICKERING RIGHT TO LIVELIHOOD OF VENDORS IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

Ridhima Chadda INTRODUCTION The world is suffering from the pandemic and fighting for survival through lockdowns. These lockdowns, which aim to prevent the spread of virus, have caused a huge loss to the economy of many countries. The pandemic has heavily affected trade and employment. Many employers lost their jobs and ran out of resources. …

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The paradox of clarity in the Code on Minimum Wages, 2019: An analytical study

Disha Mohanty & Satvik Mishra What is Minimum Wage? Minimum wage can be defined as the least remuneration that is paid by the employer to the people employed by him, which cannot be altered by any form of contract. The various means of fixing minimum wages include statutes, decisions of a competent authority, industrial / …

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THE OVERLAPPING JURISDICTION OF THE CONSUMER FORUM AND THE LABOUR COMMISSION — AN ODE UNFINISHED

Umang Agarwal & Rakesh Kumar Sahu Introduction After constituting any judicial or quasi-judicial body, the very first essential is to set forth the jurisdiction of such body within the limits of which it can exercise the given authority. The jurisdictional difference between the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (“NCDRC”) and Labour Commission exist in the …

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COVID-19: DOMESTIC WORKERS IN NEED OF HELP

Jahanvi Somvanshi & Tulika Somvanshi Introduction The Pune Zilha Gharkaamgar Sanghtana, on the occasion of International Domestic Workers Day (June 16), expressed its solidarity with domestic workers across the world, who are currently facing huge crisis because of Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. According to International Labour Organization (ILO), more than 55 million domestic workers …

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PROVIDENT FUND BENEFITS FOR TEMPORARY WORKERS IN INDIA

Shrirang Ashtaputre & Manasi Gokhale INTRODUCTION: Jawaharlal Nehru, the 1st prime minister of India, had rightly declared dams and industries to be the backbone of India’s economy and undertook diverse measures for rapid industrialization. And for manifesting the visions of the founding fathers, the country witnessed an increased dependency on manual labour, both skilled and …

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THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, HEALTH AND WORKING CONDITION CODE, 2019: AN IMPERITIVE STEP TOWARD A HASSEL FREE ECONOMY

Pritesh Raj Considering the established fact that India is an emerging economic power, it is essential to bring the redundant labour laws in vis-a-vis with the economic and sociological conditions of the day. Pursuant to this endeavour, the second National Commission on Labour, 2002 recommended the amalgamation of 29 labour laws into a set of …

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IMPACT OF SUSPENSION OF LABOUR LAWS IN UP IN IT INDUSTRY: CRITICAL OVERVIEW

Aayush Akar & Koustav Bhattacharya INTRODUCTION Labour laws are the laws which deal with the relationship that governs the workplace, in an environment influenced by both the employer and the employee. Labour laws deal with the disputes between the employer and employee, regarding various matters during the course of the job and also after the …

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