No: L-II-13-4/78-I GOVERNMENT OF SINDH LABOUR DEPARTMENT Karachi, dated the 03nd October, 2013.
No: L-II-13-4/78: Honourable Chief Minister Sindh announced the enhancement of wages of unskilled workers from Rs.8000/- to Rs. 10,000/- per month on 28th June 2013.
This office then sent a reference to the Sindh Minimum Wages Board (hereinafter referred to as the Board) under section 4 of Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961, vide letter No.L-II-13-4/78-2013 dated 22nd August, 2013, for recommending the minimum wages of wages of unskilled and juvenile workers employed in the Industrial / Commercial Establishments in the Province of Sindh.
The Board, having considered the objections and suggestion received in pursuance of its Notification No.MWB/R and S/US/1(I)/88-2013 (unskilled) dated 28-08-2013, has submitted its recommendations (reproduced in schedule) for fixing the minimum rates of wages of adult unskilled and juvenile workers employed in all Industrial/Commercial undertakings in Sindh, under letter No.MWB/R and S/US/1(I) /88-2012 date 02.10.2013 by issuing notification under Section 6 of Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961. The Government of Sindh, has accepted the recommendation of the said Board.
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 6(1)(a) of the Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961, the Government of Sindh are pleased to declare that the minimum rates of wages for adult unskilled and juvenile workers employed in all the Industrial/Commercial Establishments in Sindh shall be as given in the schedule appended to these recommendations with effect from 1st July, 2013.
Recommendations of minimum rates of wages for adult unskilled workers and juvenile workers employed in all the industrial undertakings in the Sindh Province on reference from Government of Sindh under Section 4 of the Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961.
I. The recommended wages shall apply to all Adult unskilled and juvenile workers employed in all Industrial/Commercial establishments / undertakings of any sort (registered or unregistered) located in the Province of Sindh. The minimum rates of wages shall be applicable uniformly throughout the province.
II. These (recommendations shall be applicable as per provisions of the Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961 and the Rules made there under and shall come into force on 1st July, 2013 after approval and notification by Government of Sindh under section 6 of the said Ordinance.
III. (a) The employers in the all...