Dear All, The Govt of India had made the preliminary draft of the Contract Labour (R&A) Act 1970 Amendment Bill 2017 which is attached herewith.
Your Views please for below:
With regards to the proposed Section 2 Sub-section (1) in clause (b): Explanation.-For removal of doubt, it is clarified that where in or in connection with the work of an establishment a workman, who is regularly employed in an establishment of a contractor, is hired in or in connection with such work of the first said establishment by or through the contractor, with or without the knowledge of the principal employer, shall not be deemed as ―contract labour‖ for the purposes of this clause;
As per the above, if any contractor is engaging manpower on regular basis, those workers will not be called as contract labour under the above amendment.
Contractors can obtain a one time license valid for 3 years, providing facilities such as canteen and restroom to contract workers has to be the responsibility of the Principal employer who had hired workers from the contractor.
From India, Bangalore
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