As a HR Generalist, you should be aware of PF, ESIC, PT, LWF, TDS compliances, minimum wages, etc.. You should be also aware about shop & establishment act or factory act depending upon the industry you work. You'll get knowledge once you start working on it practically. There are n numbers of laws and acts which you'll learn through experience.
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Basic Laws you must be aware of :-
Payment of wages Act
Factories Act or Shops and Commercial Establishments Act
Workmen s Compensation Act
National Holidays and Festivals Act
Maternity Benefit Act
Industrial Disputes Act
Payment of Bonus
Payment of Gratuity
Prevention of Sexual Harassment ( POSH)
Trade Unions Act
You must have a working knowledge of all these acts to be a successful HR person.
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