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Govt will push 'bill to ensure min wage' for all workers in monsoon session

The labour ministry is in the process of condensing 44 labour laws into four codes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The labour ministry is likely to push the Code on Wages Bill for passage in the monsoon session of Parliament beginning next month. The Code would ensure universal minimum wage for all industries and workers. It will also cover those workers who are getting a monthly pay of higher than Rs 18,000. At present laws on wages do not cover workers getting a monthly wage of more than Rs 18,000. "We are aiming for that," replied Labour Secretary M Sathiyavathy when asked whether the Code on Wages Bill would be pushed for passage in the forthcoming session of Parliament next ...

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 02:22 IST
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