Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar termed the Bills “historic” and one that would usher in long required reform in industry and labour.
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday cleared three Bills amalgamating laws on social security, occupational safety and industrial relations which would usher in changes including allowing companies with less than 300 workers to hire and fire without prior approval and provide gig and platform workers social security.
The Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 and the Code of Social Security, 2020 were passed by voice vote after a debate in the Lok Sabha, and in the absence of the opposition as they had staged a walkout.
Minister for Labour and Employment, Santosh Gangwar, termed the Bills “historic” and the ones that would usher in long required reform in industry and labour. Referring to the…