Can an employer deduct ESIC of a workman whose salary is more than Rs15,000/-.As this workman is working at our client site, we need to deposit ESI challan(as ESI is compulsory there) to process our RA Bill.If it is avoided then what will be the alternative for him.we can not take WC policy as he is single workmen whose salary crosses the limit.
From India, Bhubaneswar
Sir, coverage under ESI Act, 1948 is not optional. If an employee is getting wages exceeding to the coverable limit (since start of contribution period), then definitely the said employee cannot be covered under said Act.
From India, Noida