LS passes The Employees Compensation Amendment Act 2016

Q.  LS passed a bill for compensation in case employee is injured in industrial accident. What is the penalty in violation of this?
- Published on 10 Aug 16

a. INR 50000 - 1,00,000
b. INR 50,000 - 2,00000
c. INR 50,000 - 3,00,000
d. None of the above

ANSWER: INR 50000 - 1,00,000
Lok Sabha today passed a bill that provides for higher compensation in case an employee is injured in industrial accident and has a provision for hefty penalty in case any violation by the employers.
  • The Employees Compensation (Amendment) Act 2016 was passed by voice vote after Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said the government was committed to ensure protection of jobs, wages, social security and fair wages to employees

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