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Labour Ministry Extends PUS Status To Iron And Steel Industry

Steel News - Published on Mon, 17 Jun 2019

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Economic Times reported that labour ministry has extended the public utility service status to services engaged in the iron and steel industry under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. The government had earlier granted extension to the iron and steel industry for a period of six months, starting from December 20, 2018. This has now been extended for another six months with effect from June 20, 2019.

Llabour ministry said in a notification that “The central government hereby declares the services engaged in the iron and steel industry to be a public utility service for the purposes of the said Act for a period of six months with effect from the 20th June, 2019.”

In case of strike or lockout in respect of industries declared as public utility services, prior notice is compulsory either by employees or by management, respectively to the government.

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Mon, 17 Jun 2019
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