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Code on Wages Bill


Wage imbalance

July 12, 2019 12:05 am

Income inequalities must be reduced. But a National Minimum Wage may have unintended consequences

Cabinet approves leasing out three major airports, hikes paddy MSP

July 03, 2019 5:28 pm

The Wage Code Bill, which will subsume 44 labour laws, will allow the Centre to fix minimum wages for certain sectors, including railways and mines, while the states would be free to set minimum wages for other categories of employment.

Polls ahead, Govt works to fix pensions and floor wages in informal sector

December 31, 2018 6:55 am

It is also working on funding an enhanced minimum monthly pension of Rs 3,000 for the 6 crore workers in the organised sector — up from the current promise of Rs 1,000 per month, sources said.

New wage code gets on track, three other labour codes under consultation

December 28, 2018 4:36 am

The Bill, which was introduced in Lok Sabha in August last year, proposes a national level minimum wage that will be applicable to all employments in organised and unorganised sectors.