House approves Labor Bill

  • Get News Alerts

The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament Friday has approved Labor Bill-2074 BS. Minister for Labor and Employment Farmullha Mansoor had presented the bill in the House.

The bill has a provision of equal payment for same work, social security fund, and not allowing less payment to the workers as mentioned in the law among other labor-friendly issues.

The bill is termed as progressive and labor-friendly as it was prepared with the consent of trade union, employers and government representatives.

The bill has the provision of forming Labor Advisory Committee to suggest the government regarding labor issues.

Mansoor will be the chairperson of the committee and secretaries at Labor Ministry, Transport Ministry, Heath Ministry, director general at the Labor Department, director general at the Security Fund, director general at the Vocational Skill Development Center and other five members including two women representing employment generating institutions, among others, will be the members at the committee.

Lawmakers including Pushkar Acharya, Ram Narayan Bidari, Meena Pun, Radhadevi Timilsina took part in the meeting.

Mansoor expressed confidence that with endorsement of the bill harmonious environment could be developed between employers and employees. RSS

Comments

More News

Opinion

  • The Doklam dilemma The Doklam dilemma

    Being a buffer state between the two giant neighbors, Nepal should conduct its foreign policy vis-à-vis China and India in a very sensitive manner. Nepal has always maintained that it would not allow its soil to be used against any neighbor. At the same time, Nepal should make sure that its own national interests are never compromised.

    Gaurab Shumsher Thapa

  • Effect of monetary policy on risk, stability and financial crises Effect of monetary policy on risk, stability and financial crises

    The crisis of 2008–09 has reignited a new interest in understanding money and credit fluctuations in the macro economy, and the crucial roles they could play in the amplification, propagation, and generation of shocks both in normal times and, even more so, in times of financial distress. This may reopen a number of fundamental fault lines in modern macroeconomic thinking between theories that treat the financial system as irrelevant, or, at least, not central to the understanding of economic outcomes, and those that reserve a central role for financial intermediation.

    Anup Paudel

Blog

  • Repercussions of extreme materialism through the lens of American history Repercussions of extreme materialism through the lens of American history

    The invaders started embracing community values that helped them evolve from plunderers to freedom fighters. The alliance of the tribes “Iroquois Federate” became the basis for the government system of US that helped resist tyrannical British power for independence.

    Sanjaya Gajurel

  • My Journey to Maiti Nepal My Journey to Maiti Nepal

    I was scared before I started volunteering, not so much because of the work I would be doing, but of the fact that I would be living alone in a new city where I wouldn’t know anyone except a handful of relatives, with everyone who I was close to on the other side of the world.

    Swarnima Gurung

Readers Column

  • Traffic Police in Kathmandu

    As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.

  • Menstrual taboo outdated

    I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.

Popular

Recommended

Suchanapati