provides for fixing minimum rates of wages in
certain employments which are included in the
extends to the whole of India. The Act applies
to the schedule employments for which minimum
wages are fixed/revised. Basic wage and variable
DA shall be fixed based on consumer price index.
It can be minimum piece rate or time rate. The
minimum wages are fixed in Gujarat on the advise
of the State level minimum wage advisory committee.
This advisory committee is consisting of the
members of both employers and employees and
also other experts. The Labour Commissioner
is the Chairman of the Committee. Every employer
shall pay the minimum wages for the schedule
employment under this Act. There is provision
to fix hours of work overtime and wages for
overtime. The Claim for non-payment of minimum
wages shall be filed before the concerned area
Labour Officer. Penalties are provided in the
Act for violations.
The Minimum Wages (Gujarat) Rules, 1961.
2. The Minimum Wages (Central Advisory Board)