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Dear Members, it is happy to break the ambiguity among the members regarding the coverage of construction site workers, whom as of now been considered as Un organised sector. I am herewith attaching the Notice issued to Employers by ESIC extending the Scheme to all construction site workers too mandatorily wef: 01.08.2015...............Lets be a part of giving a wide publicity to it and make their lives better than before...........
Withe regards,

From India, Hyderabad

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File Type: pdf construction workers latest instruction.pdf (818.5 KB, 643 views)

sir i have one doubt if ESI is mandatorily for all construction employees but in our company the employees will not be stable every day the contracted will bring a new person for job ...... and in some case if one construction worker is sick then he will bring some other person as replacement so how could i deduct ESI for that employee for one day ........kindly help me sir .
From India, Madras
Dear Sankaracharya,

Its not so easy to as we think of an organised employees. But where there is a will there is a way....the problem is these kind of employees 99% belongs to un educated and un willing for any deductions from their wages, as many of them will be either daily wages or weekly wages based only:

In such case only, certain things you have to ensure from the contractor:

Being a Principal Employer or the Construction Agency its better to adopt the following practical methods for a better and smooth applicability of the ESI Act, to avoid complications and problems during the Inspections:

01. Better to make a written agreement with the Contractors that they have to provide a list of employees and wages, when they demand for weekly/ daily wages:

02. Since every contractor by himself or through a Supervisor/mason etc., he supposed to monitor the worker progress on daily basis and better to advise them to maintain the same at the site and it should be a permanent record for the Construction Agency;

03. Every site will have their own mandatory security personnel...let the above things to be monitored by them primarily on behalf of the Principal Employer;

04. [Above All, its better to advice the Contractors, to get an individual ESI Code, thereby 50% of the problem will be solved, even though the primary and final responsibility of their workers compliance fall on Constructions Agency...but to some extent the things will be tracked;

But one thing its very sure that its NOT as EASY as we THINK.....

With regards,


From India, Hyderabad
Hi, Its great step towards employees welfare.All Poor people will be benefited. However contractor who supply such workers need to be monitored meticulously.
From India, Vadodara
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