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Hello Everyone, I am new to this site. Please let me know, What’s the latest amendments to the Payment of wages act? Thanks
. Ministry of Labour has proposed an amendment in Sec 6 of the Act on 2nd of Dec 2016.



Sl. No

Section - Section 6

Existing Provision:

6. Wages to be paid in current coin or currency notes- All wages shall be paid in current coin or currency notes or in both:

Provided that the employer may, after obtaining the written authorisation of the employed person, pay him the wages either by cheque or by crediting the wages in his bank account.”

Proposed Provision:

“6. Wages to be paid in current coin or currency notes- All wages shall be paid in current coin or currency notes or in both:

Provided that the appropriate Government may, by the notification in the Official Gazette, specify the industrial or other establishment, the employer of which shall pay to every person employed in such industrial or other establishment, the wages either by cheque or by crediting the wages in his bank account,”

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