How does this explainer help you?
This explainer gives an overview of employees’ rights to wages and bonus in workplaces carrying on any industry, trade, business, manufacture or occupation, including Government offices. The explainer examines what minimum wages are, payment of wages, payment of bonus, employers’ responsibilities, and punishments for violating the law.
What are the laws being discussed?
- Payment of Wages Act, 1936
- Minimum Wages Act, 1948
- Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
- Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
The Code is not in force yet, but the Government has indicated that it will come into force by June 2021.