Uttar Pradesh Minimum Wages for the wage period 01-10-2018 to 31-03-2019
Deputy Labour Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh for Labour Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh Office of the Labour Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh, G.T. Road, Kanpur issued order vide 1354/1380 /15 dated 14.09.2018 regarding Uttar Pradesh Minimum Wages for the period 01.10.2018 to 31.03.2019.
Basic wage is the wage rate which is WITHOUT any element of other allowances/perquisites (DA, HRA and any other allowances, etc.), while minimum wage includes all allowances also on the basic wage.
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.
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Source: Uttar Pradesh Office of the Labour Commissioner