Labour Codes – Brief – Status of Draft Rules Notified by Centre/State Governments

While the Indian Parliament has already passed all the four Codes with the aim to streamline and simplify the country’s existing and overlapping labour lawswhich also received the President’s assent, appending hereunder the status of draft rules are published by 10 State Governments besides the Central Government.

Brief on Labour Codes as a refresher:-

The Code on Wages, 2019:- aims to regulate wage and bonus payments in all employments and aims at providing equal remuneration to employees performing work of a similar nature in every industry, trade, business, or manufacture.

The Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, 2020:- seeks to regulate the health and safety conditions of workers in establishments with 10 or more workers, and in all mines and docks.

The Code on Social Security, 2020:- consolidates nine laws related to social security and maternity benefits.

The Code on Industrial Relations, 2020:-Aims to improve the business environment in the country largely by reducing the labour compliance burden of industries.


Sl. No Code Draft Rules* Code on wages Code on Social Security Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Industrial Relations Code
1 Central 07/07/2020 13/11/2020 & 03/06/2021 19/11/2020 29/10/2020
2 Madhya Pradesh 24/12/2020 01/03/2021 09/03/2021 09/02/2021
3 Bihar 18/02/2021 01/03/2021 22/02/2021
4 Karnataka 02/03/2021 03/05/2021
5 Jammu & Kashmir 15/01/2021 15/01/2021 09/02/2021 15/01/2021
6 Punjab 02/04/2021 02/04/2021 17/05/2021 12/03/2021
7 Uttarpradesh 25/02/2021 03/03/2021 23/03/2021 18/02/2021
8 Uttarakhand 25/02/2021 26/02/2021 02/03/2021 25/02/2021
9 Gujarat 31/03/2021 31/03/2021
10 Odisha 12/03/2021
11 Tripura 01/06/2021 19/06/2021

*These are only draft rules, thus NOT IMPLEMENTED yet.

Previous Posts

The Government of Puducherry has taken proactive measures to address the challenges posed by extremely

The EPF(Employees Provident Fund) scheme is a welfare scheme that came into force to secure

In the era of globalization the use of diesel generators are being inevitable to industries,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Post comment