Notification to employment exchange
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• Under the Employment Exchanges Act, an employer is required on a compulsory basis to notify the local employment exchanges of all vacancies since its inception, other than vacancies in unskilled categories and vacancies of temporary duration.
• The employer is required to furnish information and the following returns to the local employment exchange, in relation to vacancies that have occurred or are about to occur:
- Quarterly returns in Form ER-I, within 30 (thirty) days of the due dates, namely, March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st.
- Biennial returns in Form ER-II, within 30 (thirty) days of the due date as prescribed from time to time.
Any employer who fails to notify vacancies to the employment exchanges is punishable with fine extending up to Rs. 500 (Rupees Five Hundred only). Further, if returns are not furnished as required, then the same may be punished with fine extending up to Rs. 250 (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only).
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