Amendments / Notifications New Labour Laws - Punjab Notification Minimum Wage for Unskilled and Juvenile Workers, 2016


Government of the Punjab

Labour And Human Resource Department

Dated Lahore the 21st July 2016


No. SO(D-II)MW/(P-B). In exercise of the powers conferred under section 6 of the Minimum Wage Ordinance, 1961 (XXXIX of 1961), Governor of the Punjab, on the recommendation of the Minimum Wages Board, is pleased to specify the following minimum rates of wages for adult unskilled and juvenile workers employed in any industry:

(a) Rs. 538/- per day (for eight working hours); and

(b) Rs. 14,000/- per month (for 26 working days);

  1. The following reductions shall be allowed from the wages of workers for providing housing accommodation and transport subject to agreement between the employer and workers:--

    (a) for providing housing accommodation: Rs. 174/- per month and

    (b) for providing transport facility: Rs. 36/- per month

  2. The adult female worker shall get the same minimum wages as a male worker for work of equal value as per Rule 15 of the Minimum...

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