POSH Act, 2013

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. ...
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 ...
ICC and its Members

External Member of ICC- moving to an Expert Advisor role ...

  Finding an appropriately qualified individual to fulfill the role of the external member in the Internal Complaints Committee is one particular task that poses quite a few difficulties for organisations. The ambiguity and vagueness in the guidelines for the ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

17 Essential Ingredients and Guidelines for drafting an Anti-Sexual Harassment ...

Only paying employees enough might not ensure productivity. According to a new research by economists at the University of Warwick, happier employees showed a spike in productivity.   Individuals need a sense of safety and well-being in order to be ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Annual Compliance Report under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace ...

According to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, the Internal Complaints Committees and the Local Complaints Committees, must, prepare a yearly annual report in the form and time prescribed, and submit it to the employer or the ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Legal Obligation of Employer to Display Notices at Offices under ...

The duties of the employer under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, go beyond simply constituting an Internal Complaints Committee or conducting employee sensitization sessions. One of the most important duties of the employer is to make ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Displaying Notices at Offices under the Sexual Harassment at Workplace ...

Employers have a duty under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, to display notices at conspicuous places, which deal with the penal consequences of violating the law, as well as the order for the constitution of an ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Who conducts Employee Sensitization in a Company under Sexual Harassment ...

Employee sensitization is one of the legally mandated duties off an employer under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act. While the law is not very strict with its requirements regarding the same, there are certain practices that are ...
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