Shrikant_praQ1: Common payroll yes if the salary you pay is higher than highest rate of minimum wages of states that you operate in. Leave & holidays will vary for each state as they will be as per respective state rules.
Q2: It is not mandatory to get standing orders certified. Factories act, 1948 (or) Shops and establishments act are separate acts, don't confuse them with standing orders act.
Q3: If employees work in ESI covered areas & draw monthly salary of up to Rs 21000 per month, they have to be covered under the act; there is no escape from this. WC Act is for employees not covered under ESI Act. ESI act covers benefits & this is act on compenation; one time payment.
Q4: As long as you submit ER I & ER II under the employment exchange act, you can advertise vacancies in any manner.
From India, Mumbai
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