CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 600 004.  Tel: +91 - 44 -...
OBJECTIVES         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 600 00...
SCOPE AND         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,                      ...
ADMINISTRATION         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 60...
COMMITTES AND                                      ADVISORY BOARDS         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, ...
CONSITIUTION         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 600 ...
WAGES         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,                                 Wages means ...
FIXATION OF WORKING                                              HOURS         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-1...
OBLIGATION OF         CHENNAI                                                   EMPLOYERS3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 14...
CONTINUED….         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 600 0...
CONTINUED….         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 600 0...
RIGHTS OF EMPLOYEES         CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,   a. The employees have a right to file claims arising o...
OFFENCES AND         CHENNAI                                        PENALITIES3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz ...
CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road,          Mylapore,     Chennai - 600 004.  Tel: +91 - 44 -...
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  1. 1. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, MINIMUM WAGES 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, FILMA VARGHESE # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 TRADE MARK DEPARTMENT EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE  Minimum Wages Act, 1948 is a central legislation Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road,  To provide minimum statutory wages Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, for scheduled employments # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921  To obviate the chances of exploitation of labour through payment of very low and sweating wages  Provides provisions for maximum daily EMAIL working hours, weekly rest day and info@altacit.com overtime  Rates fixed under Minimum Wages Act WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  3. 3. SCOPE AND CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, COVERAGE Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9,  Extends to the whole of India  Applies to all establishments Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 employing one or more persons and engaged in any of the scheduled COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 employments  The Act covers an out-worker to whom the materials are given out for manufacturing or processing at his own EMAIL premises info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  4. 4. ADMINISTRATION CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9,  The Act’s enforcement is administered Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, by the Central and State Government in their respective spheres Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400  The State shall fix the minimum rates COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 of wages in respect of the various scheduled employments, make the rules, appoint inspectors and an Authority to decide claims relating to non-payment of minimum wages EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  5. 5. COMMITTES AND ADVISORY BOARDS CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821  To hold inquiries and advise it in respect BANGALORE of fixation or revision of minimum rates Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, of wages  Advisory boards – for the purpose of Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, co-coordinating the work of committees and sub-committees # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921  Advising in the matter of fixing and revising minimum rates of wages  Central Advisory boards – For advising EMAIL the Central and State Government in the info@altacit.com matters of fixation and revision of WEBSITE www.altacit.com minimum rates of wages and other matters, and for co-coordinating the
  6. 6. CONSITIUTION CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE  Persons nominated by the Government, equally representing the employers Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 and employees in the scheduled COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, employment  1/3 members shall be independent # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 persons one of whom shall be appointed as the Chairman EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  7. 7. WAGES CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Wages means all remuneration expressible in money Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. terms and payable to an employee including house rent Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 but excluding value of any house accommodation supply BANGALORE of light, water, medical attendance or any other amenity contribution to any pension or provident fund, travelling Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, allowance, reimbursement of any special expense and 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. gratuity. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 FIXATION OF MINIMUM RATES OF WAGES  The State Government is empowered to fix minimum rates of wages for different classes of employees – skilled, unskilled, clerical, and supervisory  Review and revise the same from time to time, the interval between two revisions not exceeding five EMAIL years, considering the change in price index and info@altacit.com dearness allowance WEBSITE www.altacit.com WAGES FOR TWO OR MORE CLASSES OF WORK Where an employee does two or more classes of work,
  8. 8. FIXATION OF WORKING HOURS CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821  Fix the number of working hours BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, constituting a normal working day 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. inclusive of one or more intervals Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE  Provide for a rest day with wages, in every period of 7 days and BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921  Provide for payment for work on a rest day at a rate not less than the overtime rate EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  9. 9. OBLIGATION OF CHENNAI EMPLOYERS3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, 1. PAYMENT OF MINIMUM WAGES Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. a. Not less than the minimum rates of wages fixed for that Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 class of employee for employment without making any BANGALORE deductions there form except those permitted under the Payment of Wages Act Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. b. The employees are entitled for minimum wages at all Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 times and under all circumstances COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, c. An employer who cannot pay the minimum wage has no # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. right to engage labour and no justification to run the Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 industry. d. Where an employee works on any day for a period less than the requisite number of hours constituting a normal working day, he shall still be entitled to receive wages for the full normal working day, except i. where his failure to work is caused by his EMAIL unwillingness to work and not by the omission of info@altacit.com the employer to provide him with work, and WEBSITE ii. in such other cases and circumstances as may be www.altacit.com prescribed. If an employee is employed on piece- work basis, the employer shall pay to him, wages at
  10. 10. CONTINUED…. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. 2. WAGES IN CASH OR KIND Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 As a rule, the wages payable under the Act should be BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, paid in cash. The appropriate Government may, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, however, permit the payment of wages wholly or Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 party in kind, keeping in view the prevailing custom, and COIMBATORE also allow the supply of essential commodities at BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, concessional rates. The cash value of wages in kind and Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 of concession in respect of supply of essential commodities at concessional rates shall be estimated in the prescribed manner. 3. OVERTIME WAGES a. If an employee works on any day in excess of the normal working hours, the employer shall pay to him overtime wages for every hour or for part of EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE an hour, so worked in excess, at the rate prescribed www.altacit.com under this Act or under any other law, whichever is higher.
  11. 11. CONTINUED…. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. 4. RETURN, REGISTERS AND RECORDS Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 a. The employer is required to furnish an annual BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, return in Form No. III by the 1st February of the Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, succeeding year. b. The employer should maintain the prescribed Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE registers and records giving particulars of BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, employees employed by him, the work performed Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 by them, the wages paid to them, the receipts given by them, etc. c. The employer shall also issue wage-books or wage-slips to the employees, if required by the Government and make authenticated entries therein. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE 5. PAYMENT OF UN-DISBURSED AMOUNTS www.altacit.com If any amount payable to an employee as wages or
  12. 12. RIGHTS OF EMPLOYEES CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, a. The employees have a right to file claims arising out payment of less than minimum rates of wages, or wages for 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 rest days, overtime, etc. BANGALORE b. The application for claims should be field before the Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, authority appointed under this Act for deciding claims, 26-27, M G Road, within 6 months from the date on which the wages become payable. Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE c. A delayed application can also be entertained provided BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, there was a sufficient cause for the delay. The application Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 may be presented by the employee himself, or through a legal practitioner or an official of a registered trade union, authorized by him in this behalf. d. The application may be moved by a present or past employee. e. On receiving an application for claims, the authority shall make necessary inquiry and after allowing an opportunity EMAIL of being heard to the employer and the employee, may info@altacit.com direct for payment of WEBSITE i. in the case of a claim arising out of payment of wages at www.altacit.com less than the minimum rates fixed, the amount by which
  13. 13. OFFENCES AND CHENNAI PENALITIES3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 Offences Penalties BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Payment of wages at less Imprisonment up to 6 Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, than the minimum rates months or fine up to Rs. Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 fixed or amounts due 500 or both. under the Act. COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, Contravention of any rule Imprisonment up to 6 # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. or order made u/s 13 in months or fine up to Rs. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 respect of normal 500 or both. working hours. Contravention of any Fine up to Rs. 500 other provision of the Act or any rule or order made there under. Where a claim made u/s 20 Fine up to Rs. 50 (payable EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE by an employee is found to the Employer). www.altacit.com to be malicious or vexatious.
  14. 14. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, 148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, THANK YOU 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
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