Workshop on Latest Amendment to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 and Proposed Amendment to The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Amendment Bill, 2017

January 20, 2018, New Delhi

As you may be aware, the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 has come into force w.e.f. April 01, 2017 and the newly inserted section 11A providing for crèche facility alongwith some other changes, has added implementational confusion and complexities.


Also, the Government has proposed certain amendments to the Contact Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970, and the bill to this effect has been circulated for discussion. We would like to discuss the proposed amendment, with a view to prepare employers comments on the said proposal. The bill is enclosed for your kind reference. 


To clarify these doubts and strengthen awareness of employers/ industry and other concerned persons on the subject, the All India Organisation of Employers(AIOE) along with FICCI is organising a “Workshop on Latest Amendment to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 and the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Amendment Bill, 2017 on January 20, 2018 at 10.00 a.m. at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi.


The workshop will be addressed by Officials from Ministry of Labour & Employment, GOI.


You are requested to kindly nominate participants from your organisation to attend the workshop and benefit by the deliberations. The participation fee is Rs. 1,500/- per participant. You may kindly send us the nomination in the enclosed proforma alongwith the participation fee no later than January 16, 2018

We look forward to your kind response.