Workers Being Forced to Forgo PF as They Can't Produce Birth Certificate: Trade Union to Centre

[Informalisation and Labour Rights - Related News]

United Trades Union Congress (UTUC), in a letter to the ministry of employment, has brought to light the issue of lakhs of employees, especially workers in the informal sector, being forced to forgo their Provident Fund (PF) because of anomalies in their Date of Birth (DoB). An estimated Rs.50,000 crore of PF is lying unclaimed with the PF authorities.