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Gujarat: After ‘13-yr struggle’, minimum wage of brick kiln workers raised by 125 pc

November 11, 2021 2:50 am

According to a notification issued by the Labour and Employment department of Gujarat government on October 5, 2021, the minimum wages for a brick moulder) has been raised to Rs 293 for 490 bricks.

Govt sets up expert panel to fix minimum pay, national floor wage

June 04, 2021 12:38 am

To arrive at the wage rates, the group will look into the international best practices on the wages and evolve a scientific criteria and methodology for fixation of wages.

Minimum wage for agri workers hiked to Rs 324.2 per day in January: Gujarat Government

March 23, 2021 5:30 am

Thakor said the Gujarat State Minimum Wages Advisory Board headed by Bhavnaben Joshipura has three representatives of labour workers and four representatives of industry. It had held met in 2016, 2017, five times in 2018 and once in 2019.

Govt releases draft rules for fixing minimum wage

November 03, 2019 1:05 am

The draft rules also state that expenditure on fuel, electricity and other miscellaneous items to constitute 20 per cent of minimum wage and expenditure for children’s education, medical requirement, recreation and expenditure on contingencies to constitute 25 percent of minimum wage.

Wage Code Bill gets nod; minimum wage to be linked to skills, geographical regions

July 04, 2019 4:38 am

At present, minimum wages are fixed on the basis of categories such as skilled, unskilled, semi-skilled, high skilled, geographical regions, and nature of work and are applicable for 45 central sphere establishments and 1709 scheduled employments in states.

Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for US employees

October 02, 2018 4:55 pm

The current rate of $7.25 was set nearly a decade ago," said Jay Carney, senior vice president of Amazon global corporate affairs.

A life below the bottom line

June 25, 2018 4:19 pm

The Delhi government’s decision to hike minimum wages by almost 40% gave hope to thousands struggling to make ends meet. But two months later, little has changed on the ground — be it for the saleswoman supporting her family, or the factory worker doing overtime. Sarah Hafeez investigates.

Delhi government to blacklist company that ‘overworked, underpaid’ workers

March 24, 2016 1:55 am

According to a statement released by the Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra, an examination of the firm’s account books and verification on the ground level had revealed alleged corruption by the firm.

Trade unions to intensify minimum wage campaign for tea workers

March 01, 2015 12:17 am

'These wages likely to worsen conditions of poverty and malnutrition among tea plantation workers.'

But several MPs pay their PAs less than the minimum wages

December 28, 2014 5:08 am

Under the MWA those who pay their employees less than the minimum wages can be fined 10 times the difference.