Punishment for offences under Minimum Wages Act-1948

Wages” means all remuneration, capable of being expressed in terms of money, which would, if the terms of the contract of employment, express or implied, were fulfilled, be payable to a person employed in respect of his employment or of work done in such employment [and includes house rent allowance

Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors-Eecutive Order 14026-27/04/2021

This order promotes economy and efficiency in Federal procurement by increasing the hourly minimum wage paid by the parties that contract with the Federal Government to $15.00 for those workers working on or in connection with a Federal Government contract as described in section 8 of this order. Raising the minimum wage enhances worker productivity and generates higher-quality work by boosting workers' health, morale, and effort; reducing absenteeism and turnover; and lowering supervisory and training costs. Accordingly, ensuring that Federal contractors pay their workers an hourly wage of at least $15.00 will bolster economy and efficiency in Federal procurement.

Code on Wages Act 2019

An Act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to wages and bonus and matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. (1) The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (4 of 1936), the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948), the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 (21 of 1965) and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 (25 of 1976) are hereby repealed.

Fair wages

In December 1947 there was an Industries Conference with representatives of the Government of India and the Governments of the States, businessmen, industrialists and labour leaders. An Industrial Truce Resolution was passed unanimously which stated inter alia that increase in…

Delhi High Court quashed AAP govt.’s notification revising minimum wages on 4 th August 2018

A Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar while quashing Aam Aadmi Party government`s, March 2017 notification revising minimum wages for all classes of workers in all scheduled employments on  4 th August, 2018 and observed as follows…

Bidi, Bidi Leaves and Tobacco Merchants’ Association, Gondia Appellant Versus State of Bombay[SC 1961 November]

Keywords :- Doctrine of implied Power , Doctrine of Enabling Act AIR 1962 SC 486 : (1962) 1 Suppl. SCR 381 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Bidi, Bidi Leaves and Tobacco Merchants’ Association, Gondia Appellant Versus State of Bombay Respondent (Before…