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Associate in the Competition Law Practice at the Delhi office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Yash advises across a range of competition law matters, including merger control, enforcement and competition compliance. He can be contacted at yash.lahoty@cyrilshroff.com.

Introduction

In order to reduce the impact of termination of employment and to provide security to employees from sudden loss of job in the private sector, a private member bill, namely the Terminated Employees (Welfare) Bill, 2020 (ā€œBillā€), was introduced by BJP MP Mr. Rakesh Sinha on February 07, 2020, in the Rajya Sabha. In the absence of any specific law imposing an obligation on employers to provide post-employment benefits for the period of unemployment, this Bill provides pecuniary benefits to dismissed employees to overcome the general economic hardships resulting from loss of employment. The key provisions of the Bill are summarised below:
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