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Cabinet approves amendments to 3 labour codes
Union Cabinet approves amendments to the labour codes (Important labour reforms) on.
1. Social security
2. Occupational Safety and Health(OSH)
3. Industrial Relations
The Industrial Relations Codes, 2019 bill seeks to provide pension and medical benefits to big workers.
The Industrial Relations Codes, 2019 bill seeks to replace three labour laws namely,
I. Industrial Disputes Act,1947
II. The Trade Union Act,1926
III. Industrial Employment (Standing order) Act,1946.
The central government are working to concise 44 central laws, into 4 broad codes on wages, occupational safety and health (OSH) and industrial relations.
These codes amendments will allow states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat to push through their planned labour reforms.