1. Constitute/Form Internal Committee, separtely, for each of your Establishments located at diff Geographical Locations where Ten (10) or more Workers/Emploed Persons are employed /engaged as per Section-4 of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act 2013 and in line with the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 amended and gazetted on 31.7.2018; and
2. Discharge the Duties of Employer Listed under Secton-19 of the said Act of 2013 namely
i) Framing and Displaying your Establishment's Policy Re Providing Protecton to Women from SH at Workplace and Creating a Safe and Secure Workplace Environment Where No Woman Shall Be Subjected to SH;
ii) Organize Twin Workshops for Internal Committee Members; and
iii) Organize Mandatory Awareness Programs for Employees at Regular Intervals;
iv) Incorporate in your Standing Orders or Service Rules the Provision that SH shall constitute an
Act of Misconduct Punishable;
v) Publish the Names & Contact Details of IC Members to enable Employees/Others to initiate submission ofSH Complaints or for Seeking Clarifications etc;
It is Compulsory that Every PresidingOfficer of Each Internal Committee in India is Duty-Bound to File under Her Signature, the Mandatory ANNUAL REPORT for the Calendar Year 2018 as prescribed in Rule-14 of the Central Rules framed under the SHWW (P,P & R) Act 2013 under Section-21 with a Copy thereof to her Employer who in turn shall incorporate the Contents/Dat in the Company's Annual Report under Section-22.
Penalties Prescribed are Sringent for Employers for Non-Compliance with Provisions of the said SHWW Act 2013.
Simultaneouls, initiate Action to Comply with PF & MP Act, Shops & Esta or I E (Standing Orders) Act, Gratuity Act, Maternity Act, CL (R & A) Act, Minimum Wages Act, Payment of Wages Act and other Employmentrelated Acts applicable to your Esta.
Please Take Note that the Laws Asks No One IF S/He Shall Comply For That is Not The Choice;
the ONLY Choice is How and When--- Before OR after Penalties are Imposed which include, inter alia, Fines, Imprisonment, Cancellation of Business Licence etc.
Kritarth Team is ready to Assist.
12th December 2018 From India, Delhi