Tag: women at workplace

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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 ...
Case Reviews

The ICC to be treated as an Inquiry Committee under ...

Citation: L.S. Sibu v Air India Ltd (Kerala High Court, WP(C).No. 4001 of 2016 (A)) Highlights: The enquiry to be conducted under Section 13 is not a preliminary enquiry but should be a full-fledged enquiry as to the finding of fact ...
Maternity Benefits

A guide to compliance with the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, ...

What is the Amendment Act? On 3rd April 2017, the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 was amended and given Presidential assent. The changes made to the Maternity Benefits Act, 1961 have been made to encourage women’s participation in labor force and to ...
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 ...
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 ...
ICC and its Members

Problems Faced by Companies in Building Internal Complaints Committee

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, is in no way unclear about the attributes based on which, people are to be chosen for the Internal Complaints Committee. The Act does lay down a few guidelines, based on ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesImportant Acts & Guidelines

Laws complementing The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, ...

In December 2013, the Vishakha guidelines were superseded by The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The new act kept the essence of the Vishakha Guidelines while adding more provisions. In the Vishakha Guidelines, ...
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