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05.10.2018
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India: A new law for India to protect the rights of persons with disabilities

India

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (the ‘new Act’) is a welcome legislative development. The new Act came into force on 19 April 2017. Further, the Rules were notified on June 15, 2017 (i.e. the date from which they came into force). The new Act replaces the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (the ‘previous Act’). The new Act implements India’s obligations under the United Nations...

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08.12.2017
Freitag

India: first official trade union for IT industry

India
On 7 November 2017, the Karnataka State IT/ITES Employees Union (‘KITU’) was officially registered and recognised under the Trade Union Act, 1926 (‘TU Act’) and Karnataka Trade Unions Regulations, 1958. KITU claims to have about 250 IT industry employees as members. The formation of a trade union to fight for the cause of IT industry employees in India has been in the making for several years, with unrecognised groups already in existence. The movement has gained greater impetus with the increase in lay-offs and retrenchment in the IT sector and with the prospect of more in the near future. Ganzen Artikel lesen

17.11.2017
Freitag

India: new law to protect rights of persons with disabilities

India
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (the ‘new Act’) is a welcome legislative development. The new Act came into force on 19 April 2017. Further, the Rules were notified on June 15, 2017 (i.e. the date from which they came into force). The new Act replaces the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (the ‘previous Act’). The new Act implements India’s obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which was ratified in 2007. It has taken the Indian Parliament more than a decade to enact this legislation. Ganzen Artikel lesen