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Labour code on mandatory minimum wages notified; 50 crore workers to benefit
The code ensures minimum wages along with timely payment of wages to all employees and workers.
Parliament passes Wage Code Bill to ensure minimum wage for workers
This is the first in a series of four labour codes proposed in the government’s labour reform initiative.
Code on Wages 2019 becomes a reality; minimum wage for 50 crore workers on the anvil
The government has notified the Code after it received assent from the President of India on August 8.
Lok Sabha passes Wage Code Bill to ensure minimum wage for workers
The minimum wages fixed by the Centre will no longer be based on employment but on geography and skills.
Economic Survey calls for rationalising minimum wages
According to the Survey, central government should notify a “national floor minimum wage” that can vary broadly across five geographical regions.
RS: Demand for minimum wage threshold for bank transfer
Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, K S Elangovan said wages higher than 10,000 per month should only be credited to the bank account and any less than that can be paid in cash.
Survey for national minimum wage linked to geographic region or skill
“The central government should notify a ‘national floor minimum wage’ that can vary broadly across five geographical regions,” the survey said.
New Code on Wages to benefit 50 crore workers: Labour Minister
The Code on Wages Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajya Sabha with 85 members in favor and 8 against.
No geographic limits, web-based labour inspections introduced
Previous labour laws on wages imposed local limits on inspectors, which officials said bred a nexus between them and employers and led to corruption.
States should have the power to determine minimum wages: CII
The labour ministry is likely to seek Cabinet approval for the Code on Wages Bill next week as it pushes for its passage in the ongoing Parliament session.
Don’t want to thrust wage rates on any state: Santosh Gangwar
Union Labour Minister says the Code, in no way, compromises equality in wages.
What Code on Wages means for the 50 crore workers it aims to benefit
The new code will bring under its ambit even domestic workers. Only MNREGA workers will not come under it.
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