uddhav-bandeSir, We want to form women employees sexual harassment committee in our organization. How many women should be there to form complete committee. Pl. guide. Uddhav
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praveen446Hi Uddhav, Many members have posted reading materials on CiteHR. Kindly search in tool bar provided in CiteHR
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NK SUNDARAMPlease mention your request properly... The committee is for preventing sexual harassment. You have written as if you want to form a committee for sexual harassment of women... which one is right ?
uddhav-bandeSir, Committee is for to prevent sexual harassment at work place.
Here are the exact details for you ready reference
The Internal Committee shall consist of the following members to be nominated by the employer, namely:—
a. a Presiding Officer who shall be a woman employed at a senior level at workplace from amongst the employees:
Provided that in case a senior level woman employee is not available, the Presiding Officer shall be nominated from other offices or administrative units of the workplace referred to in sub-section (l):
Provided further that in case the other offices or administrative units of the workplace do not have a senior level woman employee, the Presiding Officer shall be nominated from any other workplace of the same employer or other department or organisation;
b. not less than two Members from amongst employees preferably committed to the cause of women or who have had experience in social work or have legal knowledge;
c. one member from amongst non-governmental organisations or associations committed to the cause of women or a person familiar with the issues relating to sexual harassment:
Provided that at least one-half of the total Members so nominated shall be women.
3. The Presiding Officer and every Member of the Internal Committee shall hold office for such period, not exceeding three years, from the date of their nomination as may be specified by the employer.
4. The Member appointed from amongst the non-governmental organisations or associations shall be paid such fees or allowances for holding the proceedings of the Internal Committee, by the employer, as may be prescribed.
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