LABOUR EMPLOYMENT TRAINING AND FACTORIES (Lab.I.
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (CL Act), ostensibly enacted to abolish contract labour, that cemented their exploitation by offering a legal operating framework to labour contractors. Before this legislation, temporary workers and permanent workers could make claims on their employer and negotiate as members of the same union.
Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 (356 KB); This Act imposes a Statutory obligation on all employers employing 10 or more workers in their factories or establishments in Maharashtra State to pay bonus to the employees at the minimum rate of 8.33 percent or up-to 20 percent subject to the formula laid down in the Act.
Indian labour law is closely connected to the Indian independence movement, and the campaigns of passive resistance leading up to independence.While India was under colonial rule by the British Raj, labour rights, trade unions, and freedom of association were all regulated by the:. Indian Slavery Act, 1843; Societies Registration Act, 1860.
The payment of bonus is dealt by “Payment of Bonus Act, 1965”, read with “payment of Bonus Rules, 1975”, (central rules)B, the main purpose of the enactment is to impose a legal obligation on the employer to provide for payment of bonus. The Payment of Bonus Act applies to every factory and establishment employing not less than 20 persons on any day during the accounting year.
To calculate and pay the annual bonus as required under the Act; To submit an annul return of bonus paid to employees during the year, in Form D, to the Inspector, within 30 days of the expiry of the time limit specified for payment of bonus.
Deductions other than those authorised under the section 7 of the Payment of Wages Act,1936 are unlawful deductions. For example, Deduction of Rs.300 from the wages of an employee for buying the supply of raw materials for the factory is an unlawful deduction, since it is the duty of the employer to provide the materials required by the employees to carry on their work.
THE PAYMENT OF BONUS ACT, 1965 Section Description Introduction 1. Short title, extent and application 2. Definitions. Deduction of certain amounts from bonus payable under the Act 19. Time-limit for payment of bonus 20. Application of Act to establishments in public sector in certain cases 21. Recovery of bonus due from an employer.