If the security guards are employed in the position for long (as distinct from a 1-2 days replacement), they have to be paid monthly. Paying less for February is illegal to say the least
If he works for 6 days he is entitled to a paid weekly off. He is entitled to paid holidays as per the state rules and definitely for 4 national holiday where there are not state rules. If he works on those days he gets double OT and compensatory off
In the matter of fixed wages the payment shall be same for 31,30 and 28 days as per the month.
1. Under Fixed wages [the calculation would be the Fixed wages per month divided by days month & multiplied into days of working.
2. If paid under daily wages, the calculation would be the rate of wages per day multiplied into days of working.
If the guard worked for 24 days he will get Rs.12,000 and say in January 2018 the working days are 26 and 1 Paid Holiday (Republic Day) than he will get salary for 27 days i.e. Rs.500x27=Rs.13,500/-. Because minimum wages is calculated for 26 days.
Security is a permanent need and has to be sourced on proper contracts and vetting the security agency concerned.
If in Maharastra(Mumbai,Thane or Pune) they need to approach Maharastra guard Board for guards
short cuts of daily wages indicate a lack respect for security.Suppose one guard fails to come, who will see the security aspect then.
Paid offs after 6 days of work is part of law governing workers.
National holidays 26th Jan 15 Aug and Oct 2 are also paid holidays.
Central govt establishments need to be models in following labour law and not looking to save few rupees by violating labour law and taking advantage of the poverty stricken status of guards.
As per the guidelines of DGR security Agency must employee extra guards for providing weekly off/national holidays but some of Security Guard could not get the weekly off due the reason what so ever then the Company must be paying for extra days as per the calculation of DGR.