An Act to provide for social security and welfare of certain unorganised sector workers and to provide other measures connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Labour Department, Government of West Bengal
Labour Department is dedicated to the cause of the toiling masses, and for providing them better standard of living through various laws and schemes implemented by different wings under its control.
Rates of daily wages of daily-rated workers under the Government whose wages are not regulated by any of the Statutory provisions like the Minimum Wages Act, etc. for 2016.
A scheme in the name of “State Assisted Scheme of Provident Fund for Unorganized Workers” (SASPFUW) was introduced by Labour Department in 2001.
Governor is pleased to revise the provisions of existing guidelines to dispose of the cases of compassionate appointment in a just and equitable manner.
Providing training for registered job-seekers through selected Institutions, certification thereof and disbursement of subsidy for such training programmes upto a maximum amount of Rs. 5000/- or 50% of the course fee whichever is less.
Labour Co-operative Societies are exempted from payment of Earnest Money against all tenders of the Government. These Societies, if selected through tender, will have to furnish requisite Security Deposit.
Job seekers, job providers can register at National Career Service Portal (http://www.ncs.gov.in/). The portal provides job matching, career counselling content, Local services etc.
Employer of every establishment shall pay to Welfare Commissioner the employer’s contribution and the employee’s contribution before 15th January and 15th July every year.
West Bengal Labour Welfare Board invites application for awarding Scholarship / Book Grant to the sons and daughters, who are contributing to West Bengal Labour Welfare Fund. Last date: 31.01.2015.
In the Resolution No. 175-Emp. Dated 29-08-2013, under para-5 titled ‘Eligibility Criteria’, replace the word ‘Unemployed’ with ‘Completely Unemployed’ in Clause-5(A) (1) of the Scheme.