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Jharkhand

Updated: 13th April, 2022

Minimum Wages Revision

The Government of Jharkhand vide notification No- 2/MW-2071/2010 L & T- 500 Ranchi, dated, 13-04-2022, has revised the Minimum Wages for Shops & Commercial Establishments as below:
Minimum wages for Shops & Establishment effective from Date: 1st April 2022  
Class of Employment Basic Per Day Basic Per Month VDA Per Day VDA Per Month Total Per Day Total Per Month
Unskilled 274.81 7145.06 52.04 1353.27 326.86 8498.33
Semi-Skilled 287.90 7485.40 54.53 1417.73 342.43 8903.13
Skilled/Clerical 379.51 9867.26 71.88 1868.86 451.39 11736.12
Highly Skilled 438.39 11398.14 83.03 2158.81 521.42 13556.95

Jharkhand

Updated: 20th October, 2021

Revised Minimum Wages

The Government of Jharkhand, vide notification No. 2/MW-2071/2010, L&T - 1215, dated 20th October 2021, has revised the Minimum Wages for all the Scheduled employments effective from 1st October 2021 as below:

Minimum Wages for Shops & Establishments effective from 1st Oct 2021
Class of Employment Basic Per Day Basic Per Month VDA Per Day VDA Per Month Total Per Day Total Per Month
Unskilled 274.81 7145.06 40.15 1043.90 314.96 8188.96
Semi-skilled 287.9 7485.4 42.06 1093.56 329.96 8578.96
Skilled/Clerical 379.51 9867.26 55.45 1441.70 434.96 11308.96
Highly Skilled 438.39 11398.14 64.05 1665.30 502.44 13063.44

Jharkhand

Updated: 3rd August, 2021

DRAFT RULE ON SOCIAL SECURITY CODE

In accordance with its plan to give effect to Code on Social Security 2020, Jharkhand government has notified the draft rule of the Code on Social Security (Jharkhand) Rules, 2021, vide Notification No. - श्रमा०का० – विविद्य (SS Code-20) -57/2020 श्र०वि० -803 dated 3rd August 2021.

All objections and suggestions with respect to the said rules and draft must be sent, in duplicate, addressed to the Labour Commissioner, Jharkhand, Shram Bhawan, Doranda, Ranchi–834002; or on E-mail-jlcran721@gmail.com. Only those objections and suggestions that are received within 30 days from the date of publication of the attached notification shall be taken into consideration.

This rule once made effective will supersede the following enactments:
1. The Jharkhand Workmen’s Compensation Rules, 1924
2. Jharkhand Maternity Benefit Rules, 1964
3. Payment of Gratuity (Jharkhand) Rules, 1972
4. Jharkhand Building and Other Construction (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2006, and
5. The Jharkhand Unorganized Workers Social Security Rules, 2013
Some of the salient features of the rules are as follows:
• It speaks about the constitution of the Jharkhand unorganised sector social security board.
• The board shall formulate social security schemes and welfare measures in which eligibility limit, rate of various benefits, application form and procedure, determination of competent authority for sanction of benefit, manner of payment, and other incidental matters and shall forward to State Government for approval.
• Constitution of Social Security Fund.
• Insurance court
• Gratuity for minor nominee should be invested in SBI or any other nationalised bank.
• Employee on fixed term employment shall be eligible for gratuity, if he renders service under the contract for a period of one year Application for the gratuity should be given within 30 days from the date the Gratuity became payable. Provided that where the date of superannuation or retirement of an employee is known, the employee may apply to the employer before thirty days of the date of superannuation or retirement.
• Within fifteen days of the receipt of the application, employer has to provide the details of gratuity amount to the applicant and has to fix a date not being later than the thirtieth day after the date of receipt of the application, for payment thereof. If the employee is not eligible for Gratuity, reason for the same also should be informed to the employee.
• The gratuity payable under the Code shall be paid through Demand Draft or by crediting in the bank account of the eligible employee, nominee or legal heir, as the case may be.
• It makes the provision for paying Rs.15000/- as funeral expenses to the eldest surviving dependant apart from the compensation to be deposited with the competent authority.
• The cess should be paid within 30 days of the completion of the construction projects or within 30 days of the date on which assessment of cess payable is finished, whichever is earlier.
• Where the duration of the project or construction work exceeds one year, cess shall be paid within thirty days of completion of one year from the date of commencement of work and every year thereafter at the notified rates on the cost of construction incurred during the relevant period.
• The State Government would form a career centre to which information on vacancies should be given by the employer.

Please refer the detailed draft notification to know more about formats, registers, returns, displays, etc.

Jharkhand

Updated: 14 th July, 2021

Code on Wages Rules

Government of Jharkhand has published the draft notification of The Code on Wages (Jharkhand) Rules, 2021 vide notification no. – 344, dated 14th July 2021, objections and suggestions has been invited within 30 days from the date of the publishing of the notification through: jlcran721@gmail.com as per the mentioned proforma also to the mentioned address by mail.

Jharkhand

Updated: 14 th July, 2021

Industrial Relation Rules

Government of Jharkhand has published the Draft notification of The Industrial Relation (Jharkhand) Rules, 2021, vide notification no. – 345, dated 14th July 2021, objections and suggestions has been invited within 30 days from the date of the publishing of the notification through: jlcran721@gmail.com as per the mentioned proforma also to the mentioned address by mail.

Jharkhand

Updated: 3rd September, 2020

Minimum Wages

The Government of Jharkhand, vide notification Dated 03-Sept-2020, has revised the Minimum Wages w.e.f 1st April 2020.