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Industry lobby seeks clarity on draft rules under four new labour codes

New rules silent on treating benefits like medical allowance and rent free accommodation as part of wages

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The rules on industrial relations also say that the government can review its order granting permission or rejecting permission for retrenchment

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
A business association has asked the government to explain rules being changed for wages, industrial relations, social security, safety and working conditions under four new labour codes.

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in a meeting with labour minister Santosh Gangwar, wanted to know whether wages will include contractual bonus and productivity-linked bonus. In the draft rules, wages exclude bonus.

"Given that only bonus payable under law is excluded from the definition of wages, it is unclear how contractual bonus, performance linked bonus, joining bonus, employee referrals, non-commission- based incentives / rewards etc. would be treated and whether they will

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First Published: Dec 24 2020 | 7:36 PM IST

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