Odisha Present rate of revised minimum notified wages including VDA with effect from 01.10.2018
Office Of The Labour Commissioner: Odisha: Bhubaneswar issued Notification vide Letter No. 431 / LC, Bhubaneswar, Dated 30.10.2018 regarding present rate of minimum notified wages including VDA with effect from 01.10.2018 and details as follows.
Accordingly, the present rate of minimum notified wages including VDA with effect from 01.10.2018 will be specified as under.
|2||Semi skilled||Rs. 320.00|
|4||Highly Skilled||Rs. 430.00|
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.
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.
All workmen who are covered under The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 and Employees Provident Fund & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952 and the employers would continue to deposit employer’s contribution towards ESI and PF as per prescribed rates of contribution as per revised Minimum Wages.
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Source: Office Of The Labour Commissioner,Odisha