Worker safety code bill gets cabinet approval.


Worker safety code bill gets cabinet approval.
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Dear all,

Your association SIMA is forwarding herewith a Newspaper Cutting “Worker safety code bill gets cabinet approval’’ New Delhi.

As per the said article published in the newspaper, a bill that seeks to merge 13 labour laws into one code on occupational safety, health & working conditions that would apply to all establishment with 10 or more workers was approved by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday, paving the way for its introduction in Parliament.

The Code on occupational Safety, Health & Working conditions Bill, 2019 which would impact “40 crore unorganised workers”, was approved at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar.

While the code will be applicable to all trades, including IT establishments & service sector, where more than 10 workers are employed, it will be applicable to mines and docks that employ even one worker. The code also framed rules for women workers working night shifts.

For more details please go through the attachment.

This is for your kind information.

Thanking you,
With regards, 

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association    

Narendra Trivedi
Secretary 


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