In continuation to our earlier circulars, regarding the enhancement/adjustment in minimum rates of wages payable to different categories of employees, employed in various scheduled employments. It is hereby intimated that the Punjab Government has further increased the minimum rates of wages, linking it with the Consumer Price Index Numbers (CPI) 2001 series. The rise in minimum rates of wages has been announced in view to neturalize the increase in cost of living.
The Department of Labour, Punjab has issued a letter bearing No. ST/23879 dated: 04.10.2016, wherein the above enhancement/adjustment has been announced effective from 01.09.2016.
The increase in wages for monthly rated employee is (INR) Rs. 248.04 & for daily rated is Rs. 9.55 & for hourly worker is Rs. 1.19.
The detail of Enhanced/Adjusted minimum rates of wages for monthly rated and daily rated and hourly rated employees under different categories is given in the attached file.
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