Minimum Wages
Act 1948

Minimum Wages Act 1948
  • Minimum Wages Act defines by The Indian Constitution a living wages that is the level of income for a worker which will ensure a basic standard of living.
  • To provide minimum wages to workers to do skilled or unskilled or clerical in a scheduled employment.
  • Minimum Wages Act defines Different category (Un skilled, Semi-Skilled, Skilled) of work in the same employment
  • To empower Govt. to fixing a minimum wages and revising it from time to time
  • To stop exploitation of the workers
  • The Minimum wages has to be paid without any deductions other than Statutory deductions.
  • Payment of Wages less than minimum wages on the ground of less performance or output is illegal.