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Dear All,

!! Greetings from KLP Corporate Services !!

Please find the attached :

The Government of Karnataka Minimum Wages & DA of the scheduled employment for the period from 01 April 2024 to 31 March 2025.

The Karnataka Minimum Wages for the year 2024-25 has been revised by Rs. 681.60/-. The Current DA is Rs. 3518.40/- for S&E sector & Rs. 2223.60/- for the Security sector respectively. The same is required to be implemented w.e.f. 1st April 2024.

The class of employment & designation-wise calculations under the Shops & Commercial Establishments Act & Security agency act are enclosed for your ready reference.

Kindly ensure that the revised minimum wages are paid to all the employees deployed through contractors, so that they may pay it in turn to their deployed resources as well as to their sub-contractors. The contractors are required to revise their salary structure as per the Minimum Wages published for the year 2024-25, which is mandatory.

If any of your Regular Employees are paid as per the Minimum Wages at your organization, then kindly revise the salary for those coming under the ambit of the Minimum Wages w.e.f April 2024.

In addition to the circular, please consider the following while fixing the Minimum wages for the year 2024-25:

1) In the case of daily wage earners, the minimum daily rates of wages should be worked out by dividing the monthly rates by 26 days and providing wages for the 4 weekly holidays.

2) Women employees shall be paid the same rates of wages as men, where the nature of work is the same.

3) Wherever the prevailing rates of wages are higher, the higher rates of wages shall be continued and cannot be reduced.

4) In the case of piece work, the daily total earnings of those workers for 8 hours of work shall not be less than the daily rates of wages fixed for that category of employees. In computing the above rates a day’s work is deemed to comprise of 8 working hours. If the workers are employed for less than 8 hrs, say if they work even less than 4 hours, then at least 4-hour wages shall be paid to them. In case if they work more than 4 hours, then they shall be paid 8-hour wages.

6) In case if any category of workers is not mentioned in this notification, they shall be paid based on the nature of their work.

7) Workers employed on the day of weekly holiday as well as on the National and Festival Holidays, shall be paid double the normal rate of wages (Gross wages).

8) For work beyond the normal working hours, the employees shall be paid two times the normal rates of wages. (As per S&E Act Sec 16, Defn of Wages = Total Full time earnings)

9) Any other benefit in addition to the minimum wages if any already been extended to the employees, the same shall be continued to be extended.

10) Karnataka Minimum Act, 1948 Section 4 gives the power to the appropriate government in the fixation of the minimum wages, and the state of Karnataka has considered only the Basic & DA components as minimum wages.

11) Under Section 6 of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Employer shall ensure that Wages to the employees are directly credited to the respective bank accounts.

12) Wherever the Establishment has engaged employees under The Contract Labour (Abolition & Regulation) Act, 1970, the Employer shall ensure that implementation of Minimum Wages under this Act and applicability of all other applicable Acts to such employees.

With Regards,
Karunakaran Y N
Principal Consultant
No. 49, 1st Floor, 3rd Cross, 20th Main, G Block, Sahakaranagar, Bengaluru - 560092
+ 91-9686342046 / 7338493555

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Thank you about the minimum wages publication and detailed analysis What about security Guards / Security Supervisor and Security Officer’s minimum wages for 24-25 in Karnataka state?
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