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Indian Labour Law, Notifications, Minimum Wages

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 The Transgender Persons Act, 2019 Acts and laws in India have constantly undergone amendment and been upgraded in keeping with the times. Whether in an attempt to be paperless and avoid duplication of work, or in trying to facilitate ease of work for all members through provision, protection and inclusion, the intent of labour law acts and rules has always been aimed at employee welfare. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 has set in place a framework to help recognise, include and safeguard transgenders as individuals and professionals. Here are some of its key mandates: Definitions:   - The act clearly defines transgenders as ‘a person whose gender does not match with the gender assigned to that person at birth and includes trans-man or trans-woman (whether or not such person has undergone Sex Reassignment Surgery or hormone therapy or laser therapy or such other therapy), person with intersex variations, gender queer an