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Disclosure of compliance under the POSH Act, 2013 in the ...

In a noteworthy step taken to ensure safety of workplaces in the private sector, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, vide a notification dated 31.7.2018 has amended the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. The amendment makes it mandatory for all private companies ...
ICC and its Members

10 instances of biases which may impact ICCs while investigating ...

While legislation mandates that one external member must be a part of the Internal Complaints Committee, the rest of the Committee members are from the workplace in context. While there are advantages to this, there is a corresponding pitfall, as ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesImportant Acts & GuidelinesMaternity Benefits

Laws every women should know about in relation to safety ...

As per Census 2011, the total number of female workers in India is 149.8 million and female workers in rural and urban areas are 121.8 and 28.0 million respectively. Many working women face sexual harassment at the workplace on a ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

POSH Act 2013: Addressing sexual harassment at workplace for women ...

The objective of ‘The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013’ (‘POSH Act’) is to provide protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment. ...
Gender@Work

Different manifestations of sexual harassment faced by women in unorganized ...

According to a poll done by Oxfam India in 2012, among women who are most prone to sexual harassment in their workplaces, 29% are laborers, 23% are domestic workers and 16 % work in small scale industries. [1] The elements ...
Gender@Work

Economic cost of sexual harassment at workplace which employers bear

Sexual harassment is costly to workers and organizations, and more than 75 countries have legislation prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace. But it remains pervasive and under reported. To date, laws and market incentives have been insufficient to eradicate workplace ...
District Officers & LCCs

How can POSH Act, 2013 be implemented effectively at the ...

In 2013, the Government of India notified the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act (“POSH Act”). The Act aspires to ensure women’s right to workplace equality, free from sexual harassment and in practice setting up ...
Diversity and Inclusion

How is Diversity connected to Productivity

 Introduction  The demographics of our cities are changing. Advancements in technology and transportation have shrunk the world, resulting in an unprecedented rise in migration – especially people moving within the country in search of jobs. This has resulted not only ...
Diversity and Inclusion

Why Diversity Needs Inclusion

 Numerous studies have shown the positive effects of a diverse workforce. It is now the general consensus that a more diverse workforce gives the company a competitive advantage and is the key to it’s economic success. Diversity is who the ...
Diversity and Inclusion

Why cognitive diversity should be part of a company’s diversity ...

When organisations think of diversity they tend to define it in terms of demographic factors such as – age, gender, religion, disabilities, language. For many companies, diversity has become limited to increasing the numbers of underrepresented minorities on the payroll. ...