Labour Codes: Code on Social Security, 2020

Sahil discusses some crucial new changes introduced by the Code on Social Security, 2020 and its potential limitations in light of the recent release of the corresponding Code on Social Security (Central) Draft Rules, 2020 by the government. Essentially, the Code on Social Security, 2020 was introduced in an attempt to consolidate and simplify nine of the central social security regulations. However, it has attracted much attention of the stakeholders pursuant to the altered definitions, provisions and introduction of new governance bodies. Hence, it becomes imperative to reflect upon these responses and criticisms presented to this Code and the Rules.

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Labour Codes: Industrial Relations Code 2020

The Government recently passed three labour codes – the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020, and the Code of Social Security, 2020 – in a bid to consolidate 29 central labour legislations. We will be publishing explainers on each of these three labour codes in the coming days. In this post, our reporter, Chitranksha Kumari will look at the first of these Bills – The Industrial Relations Code.

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En Masse Suspension of Labour Laws vis-à-vis Ordinance Making Power and Fundamental Rights

In this article, the author analyses the validity of ‘ordinance-making’ in the country through the lens of the recent ordinances passed by the Uttar Pradesh government that curb various labour rights in the state. Furthermore, he also analyses the various fundamental rights violations associated with it.

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