The Government of Haryana passed a bill recently to reserve 75% of jobs for local people in private sector.
Key points of the Bill
Andhra Pradesh is the first State to pass such kind of bill where private sector jobs are reserved for local people
Following Andhra Pradesh, Haryana state assembly passed Haryana State Employment of Local Candidate Bill, 2020
The Bill will reserve 75% of the private sector jobs for the local candidate.
All companies, Societies, trusts, firms etc. and any person employing 10 or more than 10 persons are included in the bill.
The definition of “employer” in this bill includes, company registered under the companies act, 2013 or societies registered under the Haryana Registration and Regulation of Socities Act, 2012.
Local candidate means “ A candidate who is domiciled in State of Haryana”
Candidates will have to register themselves to get this benefit.
Employers too have to carry out recruitment through this portal only.
Employer shall be required to employ 75% of local candidate where monthly gross salary is not more than 50K or as notified by state govt. time to time.
The local candidates may belong to any Districts of Haryana. Employer has the discretion to restrict 10% from any district or may recruit more than 10% from any particular district.
Employer can seek exemption from this rule if local candidate with required skill, qualification are not available. To avail this exemption employer must have to make formal request to government.
Every employer will have to submit quarterly report online about the local candidate employed. The report submitted by the employer will be scrutinised by the officer of not below the rank of sub-divisional officers.
There is a provision of minimum 10k to 2 Lakh fine for employer if they violate the provisions. If the employer continues to violate the provision even after establishment of violation then the employer has to pay 1k per day till the violation continues.