UNION CABINET PASSES THE CODE ON WAGES, 2017

Published On: 18/07/2019

Authors:

Avik Biswas
The Union Cabinet, on July 3, 2019, passed the Code on Wages, 2017, which amalgamates, simplifies and rationalizes the provisions of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976. INDUSLAW’s Avik Biswas, Manishi Pathak, Ashi Bhat and Utkarsh Singh compare this Code with the existing legislations and discuss its possible impact.