17 February 2020

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.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Back wages, Validity


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 .....

Tags : Wages, Payment, Direction


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


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


Notifications & Circulars

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


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.....

Tags : Wages Act, Amendment, Clarification



President Promulgates Payment of Wages Ordinance(29.12.2016)

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

Tags : President, Payment of Wages, Ordinance


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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Wages, Army Porters


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.....

Tags : Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Minimum Wages


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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Payment of Wages Act


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.....

Tags : Rajasthan Government, Minimum Wages for Domestic Help


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.

Tags : Madras High Court, Terminated Employee, Back Wages


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.

Tags : Delhi High Court, statutory minimum wages


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.....

Tags : Payment of Wages Act


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.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional


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 .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners


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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Basic Wages, EPF


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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Full Back Wages on Acquittal


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Welfare Funds, Daily wages


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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minimum Wages Act, Skilled Employees


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.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Minimum Wages


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 .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Minimum Wages


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 .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minimum Wages


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Minimum Wages


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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Back Wages


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 .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minimum Wages


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Wages


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.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, E- Payment of Wages


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.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha, Code on Wages Bill, 2019


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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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