Minimum wages payable to the Andhrapradesh employees from 01.10.2018
Minimum Wages Act, 1948 – Cost Of Living Index Numbers Applicable to the Employees Employed In The Scheduled Employments as on 01-10-2018 – Cost of Living Allowance Payable.
No. J1/1753758/2018,- In Exercise Of The Powers Conferred Under Clause (D) Of Section 2 And Subsection (2) Of The Section 4 Of The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Central Act 11 Of 1948), I, The Commissioner Of Labour, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada, And The Competent Authority Under Minimum Wages Act, 1948, Hereby Declare The Average Rise In The Consumer Price Index Numbers For State Industrial Workers As Well As State Agricultural Workers For Half Year Ending June, 2018, As On 01-10-2018, Is As Follows In Respect Of The Employments Specified Under Part-I And Part-Ll In The Schedule.
The Consumer Price Index Numbers So Notified In The Extra-Ordinary Gazette Came Into Force W.E.F. 01-10-2018.
Any Manufacturing process carried out in any factory as defined in Section 2(m) or Section 85 of the Factories Act,1948 other than those notified under Part – I or Part – II of the schedule of the Minimum Wages Act,1948.
The Main Objective of Minimum Wages is to provide for fixing the minimum rates of wages in certain employments.
It provides for fixing minimum wages in certain employments where labour is ignorant or less organised and is vulnerable to exploitation.
The Act provides for the fixation of a minimum time rate, a minimum piece rate, a guaranteed time rate, an overtime rate appropriate to different occupations and different classes of workers.
The employer is required to pay to every employee, engaged in a scheduled employment under him, wages at a rate not less than the minimum rate of wages notified for that class of employees without any deduction except as may be authorised.
Every employer is required to maintain registers and records giving particulars of employees, the work performed by them, the wages paid to them, the receipts given by them and any other required particulars.
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Source: The Commissioner of Labour: A.P