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Kerala Minimum Wages for employees in Private Hospitals 2018

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Revised Minimum rates of wages of the employees employed in Private Hospitals

Revised Minimum rates of wages of the employees employed in Private Hospitals

Kerala government issued gazette notification vide 8616 dated 24th April 2018 regarding Kerala Minimum Wages for employees in Private Hospitals 2018 and details as follows.

Labour & Skills – Minimum rates of wages of the employees employed in Private Hospitals – Revised – G.O.(P) No. 33-2018-LBR.

The yardsticks on which minimum wage is revised are:

(a) Three consumption units per earner,

(b) Minimum food requirement of 2700 calories per average Indian adult,

(c) Cloth requirement of 72 yards per annum per family,

(d) Rent corresponding to the minimum area provided under the Government’s Industrial Housing Scheme

(e) Fuel, lighting and other miscellaneous items of expenditure to constitute 20 % of the total Minimum Wages

(f) Children education, medical requirement, minimum recreation including festivals/ceremonies and provision for old age, marriage etc. should further constitute 25% of the total Minimum Wage.

Under this act 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.

The calculation of daily wages for categories in respect of which monthly wages have been fixed in the notification shall be by dividing basic monthly wages by 26 and by including the Dearness Allowances.

To download detail notification click below.

Kerala-Private-Hospitals-Minimum-rates-of-wages-of-the-employees.pdf (56 downloads)

Source: Kerala Government

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