New wage code bars bonus for those facing sex abuse charges

News: According to a provision in the Code on Wages 2019, ‘conviction for sexual harassment’ can be a ground for denying bonus payouts to employees.   Facts: What does the code provide? The code says that an employee shall be disqualified from receiving bonus if he is dismissed from service for fraud or riotous or… Continue reading New wage code bars bonus for those facing sex abuse charges

Wage code looks to check graft in inspection system

Parliament has passed the Code on Wages Bill, 2019.The Bill has subsumed existing laws related to workers remuneration. The bill will replace the (a)Payment of Wages Act,1936, (b)Minimum Wages Act,1948 (c)Payment of Bonus Act,1965 and the (d)Equal Remuneration Act,1976. The bill makes it difficult for companies to bribe labour inspectors of their region for favourable… Continue reading Wage code looks to check graft in inspection system