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Revised Tamilnadu Minimum Wages for the employment in Tanneries and Leather Manufacturing

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Revision of Tamilnadu minimum rates of wages for the employment in Tanneries and Leather manufactory under the Act

Revised Tamilnadu Minimum Wages for the employment in Tanneries and Leather Manufacturing

[G.O. (2D) No. 60, Labour and Employment (J1),26th June 2018, No. II(2)/LE/618/2018.—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (b) of sub-section (1) of Section 3 and sub-section (2) of Section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Central Act XI of 1948) and in supersession of the Labour and Employment Department Notification No.II(2)/LE/157/2013, published at pages 115 to 117 of Part II — Section 2 of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette, dated the 6th February 2013, the Governor of Tamil Nadu, after consultation with the Advisory Board, hereby revises the minimum rates of wages payable to the classes of employees in the employment in Tanneries and Leather Manufactory in the State of Tamil Nadu Specified in column

(1) of the Schedule below, as specified in the corresponding entries in column (2) thereof, the draft of the same having been previously published as required by clause (b) of sub-section (1) of Section 5 of the said Act.

  1. This notification shall come into force with effect on and from the date of its publication in the

Tamil Nadu Government Gazette.

The Schedule.

Employment in Tanneries and Leather Manufactory.

Classes of Employees. Minimum rates of basic wages per day.

Limeyard:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Flashers. 161.50
  3. Scudders. 161.50
  4. Goat Skin Knifers. 161.50

Tanning and Dyeing Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Drum Boys. 160.00
  3. Shavers. 164.00
  4. Splitters. 164.00
  5. Shaving Learners. 160.00
  6. Bamming Helpers. 160.00

Setting Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Setting Machine

Operators 160.00

  1. Hand Setters 160.00

Stacking Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Busters. 160.00
  3. Stackers. 160.00

July 18, 2018] Tamil Nadu Government Gazette 643

Classes of Employees. Minimum rates of basic wages per day.

Straining Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Strainers. 160.00

Finishing Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Seasoners. 160.00
  3. Sprayers. 160.00

Finishing Machinery Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Buffing Machine Operators. 160.00
  3. Emery Wheel Operators 160.00
  4. Glazing Machine Operators 160.00
  5. Trimmers. 160.00
  6. Press Machine Operators 160.00
  7. Hand lroners. 160.00
  8. Bearders. 160.00
  9. Glazing Machine Operators (Glaze Kid). 163.00

Foundary Department:

  1. Helpers. 160.00
  2. Fitters. 163.00
  3. Drivers. 165.50
  4. Masons. 163.50
  5. Carpenters. 163.50
  6. Fitters and Drivers (Learners) 160.00

Backyard Department:

  1. Deamers. 160.00
  2. Setters. 160.00

General:

  1. Maistries. 4910.00 / per month
  2. Clerks / Cashiers. 4910.00 / per month
  3. Watchman. 4858.00 / per month

Other Tanneries:

(i) Tanning of Skin and hides in the limepit or barkpit, the wages shall be paid at Rs.54.09 for the first unit and Rs.5.64 per every additional unit of work done.

(ii) Un-skilled workers Rs.160.00 per day.

Piece Rate Workers:

The wages shall be paid at Rs.84.51 for the work done in respect of first unit and Rs.37.19 for every additional unit of work done. Rs.5.64 shall be paid for every additional unit of work done in lime and bark pit.

General Categories in Tanneries and Leather Manufactory:

  1. Clerk / Cashier Rs.4910.00 per month.
  2. Maistries or Supervisors Rs.4910.00 per month.
  3. Watchman Rs.4858.00 per month.

Explanations:-

(i) The employees shall be paid dearness allowance in addition to the minimum basic rate of wages specified above. For calculation of dearness allowance, the base shall be taken as 176 (base 2001 =100) being the average of All India Consumer Price Index Number for the year 2010. For further rise of one point over and above 176 points, an increase of 90 paise (Ninety paise only) shall be paid per day.

(ii) Where the nature of work is the same, no distinction in the payment of wages shall be made as between men and women employees.

(iii) Where piece rate employees are employed in any Tannery and Leather Manufactory, the wages paid to each of them for a normal working day shall not be less than the minimum rates of wages fixed for that category.

(iv) To arrive at daily wages, the monthly wages shall be divided by 26.

(v) To arrive at monthly wages, the daily wages shall be multiplied by 30.

(vi) Wherever the existing wages are higher than the minimum wages fixed herein, the existing wages shall be continued to be paid.

Source: Tamilnadu Gazette Notification

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