I think the very same question phrased by yourself differently in yet another thread got answered by me today.
20th September 2018 From India, Salem
As per ID act -"workman" means any person (including an apprentice) employed in any industry to do any manual, unskilled, skilled, technical, operational, clerical or supervisory work for hire or reward, whether the terms of employment be express or implied, and for the purposes of any proceeding under this Act in relation to an industrial dispute, includes any such person who has been dismissed,discharged or retrenched in connection with, or as a consequence of,that dispute, or whose dismissal, dischasrge or retrenchment has led to that dispute,
but does not include any such person—
who, being employed in a Supervisory capacity, draws wages exceeding one thousand Ten thousand rupees per
mensem or exercises, either by the nature of the duties attached to the office or by reason of the powers
vested in him, functions mainly of a managerial nature.
21st September 2018 From India, Haldwani
24th September 2018 From India, Kozhikode
If the man who have managerial or supervisory Capacity will not coming as a workman if the man getting salary >Rs10000/month & have power to sanctioned leaves ,gate pass ,recommend punishment & conduct appraisals for Junior staff and these should not be merely on the paper but should be provable by cogent evidence then same man will not be comes under workmen category.
And if man getting salary 10000/month have No power to sanctioned leaves ,gate pass ,recommend punishment & conduct appraisals for junior staff then he will come under workmen category.
28th September 2018 From India, Haldwani