Audit Compliance in EPF Exempted Establishments: Form RM-6 in Focus

In recent updates from the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), the finalized format of Form RM-6 for Third-Party Audits has been circulated to all zonal and regional offices. This step underscores the commitment to ensure compliance and transparency within EPF-exempted establishments.

Understanding the Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers in May 2024

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has released the latest Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) for May 2024, which serves as a crucial indicator of inflation trends impacting industrial workers across India. Compiled by the Labour Bureau, the index rose marginally by 0.5 points to reach 139.9, reflecting slight cost increases in essential goods and services.

Ensuring Quality Healthcare: ESIC’s Commitment to Safe Prescription Practices

The Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) places significant importance on enhancing healthcare quality and patient safety through a systematic approach. The implementation of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Prescription Writing, using the Dhanwantri module, aims to standardize and clarify prescriptions, thereby improving patient care.

Karnataka Government releases Draft bill to regulate Social Security and Welfare of Gig Workers

Draft Karnataka Platform-Based Gig Workers (Social Security and Welfare) Bill seeks to regulate the social security and welfare of platform-based gig workers in the State by establishing a fund to be called, the Karnataka Gig Worker’s Social Security and Welfare Fund and the establishment of the Gig Workers Welfare Board. Objections and suggestions from persons likely to be affected may be addressed to the Principal Secretary to the government, Labour Department on or before 10th July, 2024

Notification: Worker Exemption for Bye-Election Voting in Haryana

In a recent notification dated July 5, 2024, the Labour Department of Haryana announced a significant exemption for adult workers employed in factories across the state. The purpose of this exemption is to facilitate the democratic right to vote, ensuring that eligible workers can actively participate in the electoral process without hindrance.