The Department of Labour, Goa (“Department”) has in a corrigendum dated 4th April, 2019 amended Order No: 24/43/2018-LAB/98.
With a view to ease of doing business and in line with the recommendations made by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, the Department had earlier announced its plan to enable filing of online Consolidated / Integrated Annual Returns and maintenance of records and register in a digitised manner under different labour laws. Now, a Corrigenda have been issued to the Order No: 24/43/2018-LAB/98 (“Earlier Order”).
The Corrigenda consists of the following changes:
- Employers, contractors, users and other concerned persons are now directed to use the new format annexed as Annexure A for filling the return under the Acts and Rules indicated in Annexure B via online system only. Previously, the manner in which such return was to be filed was not mentioned explicitly, but the Department has now amended paragraph 5 of the Earlier Order and mandated online filing of such returns post the amendment.
- Annexure A has now been replaced a new Annexure A.
Source: Goa Government