26 September 2022

Search Results for Tag : Wages


Regularization by management gives no right to retrenched employee to claim re-employment(02.01.2019)

Present appeal is directed against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the Division Bench of the High Court dismissed the appeal filed.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Government Clarification on Amendment to Payment of Wages Act(21.12.2016)

It is seen from the media reports that there is a general impression that is being created that the Government is bringing an amendment to the Payment.....

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The principle of 'No Work No Pay' cannot be made applicable in extraordinary circumstances prevailing in the country due to the pandemic of COVID-19(12.05.2020)

By present petition, the Petitioner Union has made a grievance that, after the lock-down has been effected and though the members of the Petitioner Un.....

Tags : Wages, Payment, Direction


Authority has the power to impose the penalty, once breaches alleged against employer are proved(07.01.2019)

Two persons, filed their claim petitions before the competent authority under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 ("the Act") against the Appellant. In these .....

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International Cases

Tribunal has no jurisdiction to interpret agreement, it can only amend statutory statement to ensure that, it corresponds with agreement(04.06.2017)

Claimant in present claim complained that, he had suffered an unlawful deduction from wages arising out of Respondent discontinuing its practice, afte.....

Tags : Wages, Deduction, Jurisdiction


Date of filing of affidavit is not starting point from when workman would become entitled to receive last drawn full wages(05.11.2019)

The grievance of the Appellant, who appears in person, is that under Section 17B of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, he was entitled to payment of the l.....

Tags : Wages, Payment, Right to receive


Code on Wages Bill 2017(05.09.2017)

As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalisation of the 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code .....

Tags : Wages Bill, Labour law, Reforms


Without prior adjudication of workmen’s disputed claim, proceedings for computation of difference of wages not maintainable under Section 33(C)(2) of ID Act(04.02.2022)

In present matter, the Respondent No.2 moved an application before the Labour Court under Section 33(C)(2) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 demand.....

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Kerala HC Upholds Amendment That Prescribed Payment of Minimum Wages Through Bank(11.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has upheld the amendment brought in by the state government stipulating payment of minimum wages through bank accounts to employees .....

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Kerala High Court Strikes Down Rule Mandating E-Payment of Wages(30.01.2020)

Kerala High Court has struck down Rule 21A (2) of the Kerala Minimum Wages Rules, 2019 which mandated the payment of wages electronically through bank.....

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Supreme Court Permits Delhi Govt to Notify Higher Minimum Wages for Workers(18.10.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the Delhi Government''s March 2017 notification that announced a 37 per cent hike in minimum wages for workers. The Delhi Hig.....

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Gauhati HC Allows Tea Estate Owners to Decide on Daily Wages of Plantation Workers(18.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has allowed tea estate owners in Assam to decide if they want to follow the State government’s order on increasing the daily wages .....

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Definition of "employee" includes workers engaged either directly or indirectly in connection with work of establishment and are paid wages(24.07.2019)

In facts of present case, the Respondent Company engaged women workers who were provided with cut fabric, thread, buttons, etc. to be made into garmen.....

Tags : Employees, Status, Wages


SC to J&K Govt.: Clear Wage Arrears of Sweepers Within 8 Weeks(26.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to clear the arrears of minimum wage of sweepers who have been sustaining at a mon.....

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Delhi HC Notices AAP Govt Over Plea For Statutory Minimum Wages(13.07.2017)

Delhi High Court sought to know the stand of Arvind Kejriwal led- AAP government on a petition seeking enforcement of statutory minimum wages.

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Rajya Sabha Passes Code on Wages Bill, 2019(05.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Code on Wages Bill, 2019, which allows the Centre to set a minimum statutory wage, a move expected to benefit 500 million w.....

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Govt Increases Wage Ceiling Under Payment of Wages Act From 18,000 To 24,000(31.08.2017)

Ministry of Labour and Employment has specified Rupees Twenty Four Thousand per month as the wages under sub-section (6) of section 1 of the Payment o.....

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Rajasthan HC Directs State Govt. to Take Steps to Revise Wages as Per SC Judgment(07.09.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has declared that non revision of the wages payable to the prisoners for last five years is ex facie violative of the provisions .....

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SC: Wages Withheld Due To Disciplinary Action Can’t Be Restored Under Payment of Wages Act(07.06.2017)

Supreme Court has held that prescribed authority under Payment of Wages Act(PWA) is not an appellate authority in disciplinary proceedings and therefo.....

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Employee Not Entitled to Full Back Wages on Acquittal, Unless Prosecution Found Malicious: SC(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that the employer cannot be mulcted with full back wages on the acquittal of an employee by a criminal Court, unless it is foun.....

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Why Welfare Funds Not Used to Pay Wages: Delhi HC to State(12.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked centre and state to explain why funds collected for the welfare of construction workers are not used to pay daily wages dur.....

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Rajasthan Govt. Sets Up Minimum Wages for Domestic Help(01.02.2016)

Rajasthan Government, while enforcing labour reforms in the unorganised sector, has fixed minimum wages for domestic help and set limits to their work.....

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Delhi High Court: Deduction in Prisoners Wages for Victim Fund not Wrong if Allowed under Law(22.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed that there is nothing wrong with deducting wages of prisoners for victim welfare fund provided it is permitted under the.....

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SC: Reinstatement with Full Back Wages Not Automatic in Every Case(21.09.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that reinstatement with full back wages is not automatic in every case, where termination / dismissal is found to be not .....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to the extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wa.....

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Categorizing Unskilled Employees As Semi-Skilled on Basis of Their Experience is Ultra Vires: SC(02.05.2019)

Supreme Court has held that categorization of unskilled employees as semiskilled and semi-skilled as skilled on the basis of their experience in the n.....

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Kerala High Court Urges Complete Abolition of Gawking Wages in the State(06.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has condemned the ongoing practice of charging 'gawking wages' in the State despite a Government Order in 2018 to abolish the same. .....

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SC Asks Centre About Steps Taken for Payment of Minimum Wages to Migrants(14.04.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to update status on a batch of Petitions concerning the plight of migrant workers who had been rendered unemployed .....

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Madras HC: Terminated Employee Entitled to Back Wages till Submission of Inquiry Report(21.11.2016)

Madras High Court has stated that a bank employee terminated from service is entitled to have back wages till inquiry report is submitted to him.

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SERVICE - Special Allowances Part of Basic Wages: SC(01.03.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that employers cannot segregate 'special allowances' from basic wages and must include it for calculation of provident fund (P.....

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Kerala High Court to State: Publish Notification on Minimum Wages for Nurses(05.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has allowed the State government to publish the notification on the minimum wages for nurses working in private hospitals in the Sta.....

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Jharkhand HC: Wages to Include Privileges or Benefits that Can be Measured in Terms of Money(07.02.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has held that wages under the Employees Compensation Act, 1923 include privileges or benefits that can be measured in terms of mo.....

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President Assents Law to Pay Wages Via Cheque, E-Transfer(20.02.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017 which enables employers to pay wages to workers through cheque o.....

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Bombay HC: Denial of Due Wages Infringes Upon Right of Workman(21.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that financial difficulties faced by employers can be no ground for non-payment of due wages to workers. The Court has furt.....

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Supreme Court Directs Centre to Pay Wages to Army Porters(04.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to pay wages to 12,000 civilian porters working for Indian Army on par with lowest pay-scale given to army's multi-t.....

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No Automatic Back Wages Upon Reinstatement By Court, Holds Supreme Court(21.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held that back wages could not be awarded by the court as of right to the workman consequent upon setting aside of his dismissal/ter.....

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SC Seeks Govt’s Reply on Wages of MSME Workers by May 15(12.05.2020)

Supreme Court has sought the Union government’s response in Petitions on whether Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) workers voluntarily absta.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea for Revision of Wages of Palledars Working in Agricultural Markets(02.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a plea concerning the issue of non-revision of wages payable to Palledars or head load workers, employed in city.....

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Delhi High Court Directs NDMC to Pay Wages to Workmen Within 4 Weeks(02.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to provide monthly wages to the workmen in compliance of its earlier order dated 2.....

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Bombay HC Directs CIDCO for Payment of Wages to Gardeners(14.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra for making gardeners work during the lockdown without pa.....

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Delhi High Court Quashes Govt. Notification Revising Minimum Wage(06.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has quashed AAP government order revising the minimum wages for all classes of workmen in scheduled employment, opining that the same.....

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Bombay HC: Managements at Liberty to Deduct Wages of Workers Who Remain Absent(01.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has allowed employers to deduct wages of workers who remain absent from work in areas, where the lockdown has been lifted.

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President Promulgates Payment of Wages Ordinance(29.12.2016)

President of India has promulgated Payment of Wages (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016.

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SC Says 'No' to Plea Seeking Revision of Govt’s Notification on Wages of Nurses(22.05.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to stay a notification dated April 23 issued by the Government of Kerala revising the minimum rates of wages payable to the .....

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Bombay HC: MHA Order on Payment of Wages Not Applicable to Unemployed Workers(14.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that order passed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 directing all States and Un.....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(08.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wages .....

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Daily Wagers Entitled to Minimum Wages Applicable to Regular Employees: Supreme Court(15.11.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that temporary employees are entitled to draw wages at the minimum of the pay scales which are applicable to the regular .....

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SC Issues Notice on SLPs Against Kerala High Court Judgment on Minimum Wages Rules(11.12.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices on two special leave petitions filed against a judgment of the Kerala High Court dealing with amendments brought to t.....

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Delhi HC Stays Wage Hike Call, Agrees to Evaluate Decision Next Week(08.03.2017)

Delhi HC, while staying operation of Delhi Government’s order on revised minimum wages, has directed Government "not to take any coercive action" in m.....

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