Mr Suryansh Gupta

Suryansh Gupta

Lawyer biography

Mr Suryansh Gupta presently works with the Employment and Labour Team at the Firm. His experience includes providing opinions pertaining to employment law queries, conducting due diligence, drafting and reviewing of human resource and other employee related policies, appointment letters, employment agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, release letters and full and final settlement letters, and compliance with applicable labour legislations. 
 
Suryansh has regularly advised on multifarious employment law queries pertaining to transfer of employment, termination of employment including aspects of disciplinary proceeding, maternity benefit, gratuity, bonus, leave encashment, contract labour, apprentices, provident fund, employees’ state insurance, and minimum wages, amongst others.

Updates

Employment & Immigration

Rainbow workplaces: Transgender Persons Act
India | 12 February 2020

The Transgender Persons Act came into force with effect from 10 January 2020 and aims to protect transgender persons' rights and welfare, particularly with regard to employment. Among other things, employers must ensure that transgender employees face no discrimination in matters relating to employment, including recruitment, promotion and other related issues.

Haryana government makes compliance with Standing Orders Act mandatory for other registrations
India | 21 August 2019

The Haryana state government recently issued a notification under the Standing Orders Act and introduced a new requirement for principal employers and contractors to file an undertaking of compliance with the act. While the 2019 notification aims to ensure the effective enforcement of the act, employers may perceive the move to require compliance a condition precedent to obtaining registration under other labour laws as a roadblock.

Keeping up with the times: EPF goes digital
India | 10 July 2019

The employees' provident fund is a social security fund comprising contributions from employers and employees, which are paid to employees on their retirement. The entire process is administered by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is a statutory body established by the Ministry of Labour and Employment. To keep up with digitisation, the EPFO recently updated the process under which subscribers can withdraw and transfer provident funds.

Reducing minimum period of unemployment to withdraw provident fund accumulations
India | 22 August 2018

The Central Board of Trustees of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation recently approved a proposal to permit provident fund members to withdraw 75% of their accumulations after a period of one month of continuous unemployment instead of two months. The proposal would come into effect when the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act and the Employees' Provident Funds Scheme are amended.