'India taking up with Maldives issue of denial of work visas'
Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:50 PM
India is taking up with Maldives the cases of denial of work visas to Indians, official sources said. There were reports that hundreds of Indians have been denied work visas by Maldives and several employers in the island nation have informed applicants that work visas for Indians were not being issued at present. India was also engaged in talks with Maldives over the issue.
Government plans to pay companies share of ESI for new recruits
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 10:03 AM
The labour ministry is considering paying the employers share towards the health insurance scheme under the Employees State Insurance Corporation for all new recruits. The government had in the budget for 2018-19 committed itself to meeting the entire employers contribution of 12% of wages for employees towards PF under the Employees Provident Fund Organisation for all sectors for the next three years.