Tag: unorganized sector

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 ...
District Officers & LCCs

Problem Faced by Government in Building Local Complaints Committee

The Local Complaints Committee (LCC) is an undeniably vital body as far as the implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act goes. While it is mandatory for organisations with ten or more workers to create an Internal ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesGender@Work

Definition of Workplace under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace ...

It is an established fact that every victim of sexual harassment at workplace, willing to file a report shall do so as per the Act. Now the questions which arise in the mind of such victims are: What is a ...
District Officers & LCCs

Impact of not having a Local Complaints Committee constituted under ...

An employer with ten or more workers in his/her organisation is mandated by law to constitute an Internal Complaints Committee in the office for the redressal of complaints of sexual harassment faced by employees. This ensures that employees at established ...
District Officers & LCCs

Finding the District Officers under the Sexual Harassment Law at ...

One of the very few times that the Government has a direct say regarding issues relating to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (‘Act‘) is regarding the appointment of the District Officer. While ...
District Officers & LCCs

Know the Local Complaints Committee Members under POSH Act, 2013

The Local Complaints Committee (LCC) is undeniably a vital body as far as the implementation of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 (Act) goes. While it is mandatory for organisations with ten or more workers ...
District Officers & LCCs

What every State Govt. should know about constituting Local Complaints ...

An Internal Complaints Committee (“ICC“) is the first body that aggrieved parties can approach in the event of a complaint filed under the Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 (“Act“). However, not all organisations are required ...
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