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Wages

  • Migrant Labour-The Laws and Associated Problems With Compliance

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Wages, Welfare schemes, Social security

    Globalization has created a situation which generated a worldwide phenomenon of migration of millions of workers to other countries. The migration of labour has created a totally unregulated labour market where finance capital will have its sway over the entire gamut of labour relations.

  • The Industrial Employment Standing Order Act, 1946 and the Gujarat Rules, 1955

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Government of Gujarat

    The Act makes it compulsory for the employers to formally define the conditions of employment and to make the said conditions known to the workmen employed by them.

  • The Tamil Nadu Payment of Subsistence Allowance Act, 1981

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages, Unorganised sector workers
    Author : Government of Tamil Nadu

    This Act has been passed to make it a statuary obligation on the part of the employer to pay subsistence allowance to the employees during the period of their suspension. As per the provisions of this Act, the suspended employee is entitled to receive subsistence allowance at the rate of 50% of wages last drawn,prior to his suspension for the first 90 days.

  • The Bombay Shops and Establishment Act, 1948

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages, Welfare schemes, Social security
    Author : Government of Mahrashtra

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the regulation of conditions of work and employment in shops, commercial establishments, residential hotels, restaurants, eating houses, theatres, other places of public amusement or entertainment and other establishments.

  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages, Employment
    Author : Government of India

    An Act to provide for the payment of equal remuneration to men and women workers and for the prevention of discrimination, on the ground of sex, against women in the matter of employment and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Government of India

    An Act to regulate the payment of wages of certain classes of persons with a view to ensuring that wages payable to employed persons covered by the Act were disbursed by the employers within the prescribed time limit and that no deductions other than those authorised by law were made by them.

  • The Minimum Wages Act, 1948

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages, Social security, Unorganised sector workers, Seasonal workers
    Author : Government of India

    An Act to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments. Whereas it is expedient to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments.

  • Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Wages, Construction workers, Contract system of labour
    Author : Government of India

    The act, applicable to intra-state migrants employed by a labour contractor, covers any establishment in which 20 or more workers are employed or were employed during the preceding 12 months as contractual labour.

  • Balaram Sahu And Ors. vs State Of Orissa And Ors.

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Supreme Court of India

    Casual workers in Rengali Power Project of State of Orissa in their appeal claimed that they were entitled to equal wages on the same basis as paid to regular employees as they were discharging the same duties and functions.

  • Dhirendra Chamoli And Anr. vs State Of U.P.

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Supreme Court of India

    The complaint made in the writ petitions is that there are a number of persons who are engaged by Nehru Yuvak Kendra as casual workers on daily wage basis and though they are doing the same work as is performed by Class IV employees appointed on regular basis, they are not being given the same salary and allowances as are being paid to Class IV employees.

  • Bharat Earth Movers Limited Rep. vs Gangaramaiah

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Karnataka High Court

    This case was to emphasize that under Sub-section (4) to Section 21 Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, in case the contractor fails to make payment of wages within the prescribed period or makes short payment, then the principal employer shall be liable to make payment of wages.

  • Kamgar and Majoor Sangh and Anr. vs Labour Secretary Shri Nogi, Union

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Bomaby High Court

    Migrant workers were deprived of their legal dues and wages and faced with starvation they have returned to their home in despair.

  • Gujarat, Special Application

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : The High Court of Gujarat

    The petitioner of this case Lok Adhikar Sangh submitted that the workers are not paid minimum wages which they are entitled under the Minimum Wages Act. This Special Civil Application in the nature of public interest litigation highlights the working conditions and payment of wages paid to the sugarcane harvesting workers in various sugar factories at South Gujarat.

  • Hindustan Steel Works vs Commissioner of Labour and Ors.

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Wages
    Author : Supreme Court of India

    The case was to get deserving wages to all contract labourers.

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