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TS Revision of minimum rates of wages in the Employment in Garment and Allied Manufacturing Industry as per G.o.No:309

TS Revision of minimum rates of wages in the Employment in Garment and Allied Manufacturing Industry as per G.o.No:309
THE MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948 – Revision of minimum rates of wages in the Employment in “Garment and Allied Manufacturing Industry” in Part-I of the Schedule to the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 – Preliminary Notification – Orders – Issued as per G.O.Rt.No. 309 Dated: 04-07-2018


  • G.O.Ms.No.62, LET & F (Lab-II) Dept., 19.11.2011, Labour, Employment, Training and Factories (Lab.II) Department, published in Gazette No.44, dated 18.01.2012.
  • From the Commissioner of Labour, Telangana, Hyderabad, Lr.No.H1/7799/2016, dated:19.05.2018.

TS Revision of minimum rates of wages in the Employment in Garment and Allied Manufacturing Industry as per G.o.No:309



The Commissioner, Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchase, Hyderabad is requested to publish the appended Notification in the Extra-ordinary issue of the Telangana Gazette in English, Telugu and Urdu languages.




PRELIMINARY NOTIFICATION


In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section(1) of Section 3 and sub-section (2) of Section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Act 11 of 1948), the following revision of minimum rates of wages as specified in column (3) of the Schedule appended to this notification as payable to the each category employees specified in the corresponding entry column (2) thereof and employed in the
employment in “Garment and Allied Manufacturing Industry” included in Part-I of the Schedule to the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Act 11 of 1948) which is proposed to make is hereby published for information of all the persons likely to be affected thereby as required under clause (b) of sub-section (1) of Section 5 of the said Act.

Notice is hereby given that any objections or suggestions, in respect of the wages as proposed in the Schedule, which may be received within the period of two months from the date of publication of this notification in the Telangana Gazette, will be considered by the Government of Telangana.

Objections or suggestions should be addressed to the Principal Secretary to Government, Labour, Employment, Training and Factories Department, Government of Telangana through the Commissioner of Labour, Telangana, Hyderabad.

COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE


The minimum basic rates of wages fixed are linked to the Consumer Price Index Numbers for the Industrial workers at 1317 points (Base Year 1982=100 series). The Commissioner of Labour shall notify the Cost of Living Allowance for every six months i.e. 1st April and 1st October. For this purpose, the average rise in the State Industrial Workers consumer Price Index numbers for half year ending December and June respectively shall be taken into account. The details of calculation of Cost of Living Allowance for any rise in cost of Price Index over and above 1317 points are specified
at Col.No.4 against each category in schedule.

NOTE:-


  • Zone – I Comprises of Hyderabad & Secunderabad.
  • Zone – II Comprises of other Municipal Corporations/ all Municipalities.
  • Zone –III Comprising of the rest of areas.



If any of the categories employed in this employment are left out they should not be paid less than the minimum rates of wages fixed in the category of the workers, being the same and similar category of work in this employment.

Where piece rate workers are employed, the remuneration paid to each of them for a normal working day shall not be less than the minimum wage fixed for a general worker being similar work, calculated on the basis of 8 hours a day.

To arrive at a daily rate, the monthly rate shall be divided by 26, which includes the rest day wages.

Where the nature of work is the same, no discrimination on payment of minimum rates of wages should be made in respect of male and femaleworkers.

Where any category of employee is actually in receipt of higher rate of wages than those specified above shall continue to be paid such higher wages.



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