Payment of Wages Act, 1936

Purpose & Object The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 has been enacted to regulate the payment of wages of certain specified classes of workers. The Act provides for prompt and effectual remedy to the workers against illegal and unjustified deductions from their wages. Further, the Act also seeks to ensure timely payment of wages to workers and prescribes mode of payment of wages to the employed persons.
Applicability
  • Payment of Wages Act, 1936 is a central legislation & extends to whole of India.
  • It applies to all persons employed, whether directly or through contractors, in a factory or certain specified industrial or other establishments.
  • Applicable on employees drawing wages up-to 6,500/- per month.
Person Responsible for Payment
  • In case of factories, person named as manager under the provisions of Factories Act, 1948;
  • In case of industrial or other establishments, person responsible for supervision and control of the industrial or other establishments;
  • In case of railways, the railway administration and the person nominated by railway adminis¬tration for the local area concerned;
  • In case of contractor, person designated by contractor.

Services We Offer

We are Labour Law Consultants and at PCS, we provide following services in compliance to the provisions of Payment of Wages Act, 1936:

  • Providing day to day consultancy on matters pertaining to Payment of Wages;
  • Ensuring / assisting in complying with the provisions of the act related to disclosures, notices, displays, fines, deductions etc.
  • Maintenance of various Registers & Records as provided under the Act;
  • Replying / satisfying show Cause notices issued by Inspector;
  • Representing the factory / establishments before Inspector;
  • Assistance at the time of inspection and search of any premises by Inspector;
  • Representing factory / establishments at the inquiries conducted by the inspector;

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