Saswatabanerjee
Partner - Risk Management
SOUBHIK KUMAR GHOSH
Hr - Incharge

Dear All
Please be informed that there is an amendment in EC Act , Now employer has to inform new employee about his rights under employees compensation act,2017 by display of abstract of act or provision of employees compensation act in English, hindi and local language, otherwise minimum penalty will be imposed on emplyer Rs. 50,000 to maximum Rs. 1,00,000/-

From India, Kolkata

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File Type: pdf Amendment in Employees Compensation Policy.pdf (1,013.6 KB, 1203 views)

Dear All

In addition to it

Central Legislature has received the Assent of the President on 12th April 2017 for the Employees’ Compensation (Amendment) Act, 2017. Extract of the Amendment Act, 2017 is attached.



The following are the amendments:

¢ Appeal in HC will be for a disputed amount of more than Rs.10000 instead of the current Rs. 300 (Section 30 (1)

¢ Increase in penalty for contravention of the Act to Rs 50,000 which may extend upto 1 Lakhs from the current Rs 5,000.(Section 16)

¢ Every employer shall immediately at the time of employment of an employee, inform the employee of his rights to compensation under this Act, in writing as well as through electronic means, in English or Hindi or in the official language of the area of employment, as may be understood by the employee. (Section 17 A inserted)

¢ Commissioner could exercise discretion to withhold payment of an employee whenever an appeal in a high court is now omitted (Section 30 A)



*** Date of enforcement of this amendment is yet to be published in the Official Gazette by the Central Government, please.

From India, Kolkata
I have an older copy, can you please post the actual wording of sec 18A
From India, Mumbai
Dear Mr.Banerjee Hope this may help you.
From India, Kolkata

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File Type: docx WC Section Amendment..docx (16.9 KB, 292 views)
File Type: pdf EMPLOYEE'S COMPENSATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2017.pdf (1,013.6 KB, 436 views)

Hello members. Can you please provides me the document that mentions the rights of employee under the discussed act? Pls help
From India, Rajkot
I have one more question, if existing employees do not aware of such rights, do we need to inform about the same or joining from now onward should be informed only.
From India, Rajkot
Dear Mr. Sahdev Singh Ji The abstract of the Act should be placed in a conspicuous place, so everyone can read it . If possible, the Abstract should be in English , Hindi and local language. Regards
From India, Kolkata
Dear SoubhikJi, Thanks for your reply Can you provide us any write up or draft document regarding this. I dont know about the rights of employees under EC act
From India, Rajkot
The abstract is the summary of rights under the act. Take the abstract from the act and display that (In English and local language)
From India, Mumbai
Anonymous
Dear Friends, please share this act related PPT updated.
From India, New Delhi

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