Announcements by the Government of Tamil nadu
Updated: 2nd November, 2021
Automobile Manufacturing Industry as Public Utility Service
Updated: 2nd November, 2021
Updated: 29th October, 2021
ESIC Provisions in Coimbatore and Thanjavur
• Sections 39, 40, 41, 42, 43- Regarding payment of employee and employer contributions.
• Sections 45A to 45H- Determination of contribution in certain case, appellate authority, recovery of contributions, procedure for recovery, and application of certain provisions of the Income Tax Act.
• Sections 46 to 73- Benefits, employer not to dismiss or punish employee during period of sickness.
• Sections 74, 75, sub-sections (2) to (4) of Section 76, 80, 82 and 83- Constitution of Employees’ Insurance Court, matter to be decided by the Insurance Court, proceedings, appeal, etc.
Updated: 1st October, 2021
Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972
Updated: 28th September, 2021
Updated: 6thSeptember, 2021
Labour Welfare Fund Act
The Tamil Nadu Government, vide its notification No. 399, dated 6th September 2021, introduced a Bill called the Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2021, where amendment has been proposed to enhance the yearly contributions to be paid to the Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund by amending sub-section (1) of Section 15 of The Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972. As per the new provision, every employee shall contribute a sum not exceeding fifty rupees (50 INR) per year, as may be prescribed, from time to time, to the Labour Welfare Fund and every employer shall in respect of each such employee, contribute a sum not exceeding hundred rupees (100 INR) per year, as may be prescribed, from time to time, to the Labour Welfare Fund and the Government shall, in respect of each such employee, contribute a sum not exceeding fifty rupees (50 INR) per year, as may be prescribed, from time to time, to the Labour Welfare Fund.”
Earlier the said contributions were Rs.10, 20, and 10 respectively. The Bill seeks to give effect to the above decision.
Updated: 6thSeptember, 2021
Shops & Establishments Act
After Section 22 of the Act, Section 22-A has been inserted, which makes it mandatory for all the employers to provide seating arrangements to all the employees to help them sit, which may require in the course of their work.
It was proposed earlier though not operationally initiated, on and from the date of commencement of the Tamil Nadu Shops and Establishments (Amendment) Act, 2018, the employer of every establishment employing ten or more workers shall, within a period of six months from the date of commencement of his business, apply for registration and obtain a registration certificate, same to be initiated, and the Tamil Nadu Government has also replaced The Tamil Nadu Shops & Establishment (Amendment) Act 2018 with Tamil Nadu Shops & Establishment (Amendment) Act, 2021.
As per the new provision, the inspector on receipt of the application in the prescribed manner has to register the establishment and issue the registration certificate to the employer within twenty four hours of the receipt. If the registration certificate is not issued within a period of twenty hours from the date of receipt of application by the inspector, the registration certificate shall be deemed to have been granted under this Act.
The employer shall give intimation to the inspector, in case of any amendment, through the particulars furnished in the application form under sub-section (2), within a period of thirty days of such change. The inspector shall, on receipt of such intimation, amend the registration certificate or issue a fresh registration certificate.
The employer shall, within a period of thirty days of the closure of the establishment, give intimation of such closure to the inspector and on receipt of such intimation, he shall cancel the registration certificate:
The provision for renewal of the registration certificate has been cancelled and there is no any need to renew the registration certificate. The Bill seeks to give effect to the above decision.
Updated: 31st August, 2021
Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948
Updated: 3rd August, 2021
Extension Of ESIC Medical Benefit in Madurai
Updated: 28 th July, 2021
Updated: 1st June, 2021
Renewal of approved licenses
Updated: 28th May, 2021
ESIC services coverage extended
This is in continuation to the ESIC endeavor to enlarge the coverage areas and provide benefits to members who were not earlier covered under this scheme.
Updated: 16 thMarch, 2021
Updated: 16thMarch, 2021
Updated: 11thJanuary, 2021
Shops and Establishments Rules
Every employer shall maintain a register of wages in [Form R] in his establishment.
(B) in rule 16, for sub-rule (1), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-
(1) (a) Every employer shall maintain.
(i) a Register of persons employed in Form -U
(ii) a Register of Employment in Form -V
(iii) a Register of Wages in Form-W
(iv) a Register of Leave and Social Security Benefits in Form -X
(b) The registers referred to in clause (a) shall be maintained either electronically or manually.
(c) Where the registers referred to in clause (a) are maintained in electronic form, the layout and presentation of the registers may be adjusted without changing the integrity, serial number, and contents of the columns of the registers.
(3) Forms ‘P’,Q’ and ‘C’ shall be omitted.
Updated: 9thFebruary, 2021
Updated: 24th November, 2020
Public Holiday On 25th November, 2020, Due to Cyclone
Updated: 27th October, 2020