India’s Journey Towards Inclusive Employment: The Transgender Person’s Act

Recognition of the transgender population of India was achieved after the census of 2011. For the first time, the male and female bifurcation was adjusted to include another identification, the “Others.” Although these codes weren’t perfect, they were a step in the right direction. In 2011, these codes recorded 487,803 individuals who did not identify […]

Maternity Leave Policy in India

Effective since 2017, India revised its labor laws with regards to the provision of maternity leave for the female working population. With an increase from 12 to 26 weeks, the private sector is now on par with the leave amounts granted to women working in the public sector. Even though India has become one of […]

Government Regulated Termination in India

No one enjoys getting fired, but what if your country made it difficult for you to get fired without just cause? In this country, companies with more than 100 employees can’t fire an employee without government permission!

What Do Changes in India’s Labor Code Mean for Workers?

In December 2020, the Indian government made some significant changes to the Indian Labor Code. Forty of the old central laws were replaced with four major labor codes that drew attention to wages of employees, industrial relations, health and safety hazards, as well as social security.