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Centre asks Gujarat and UP govts to specify labour laws they want repealed

In early May, both states had proposed suspending key labour laws for three years in a bid to attract investments flowing out of China due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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The Union government had sent its queries, asking the two states to specify which labour laws they plan to suspend through the proposed Ordinance, and official said

The Union government has asked the state governments of Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat to specify the labour laws they have proposed to suspend by taking the Ordinance route. In early May, these states had proposed suspending key labour laws for a period of three years in a bid to attract investments flowing out of China due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “The Union government had sent its queries, asking to specify which labour laws do the state government plan to suspend through the proposed Ordinance. We have sent our response to the Central government, giving out the ...