Pay Commission For Unorganised Sector
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1352
TO BE ANSWERED ON 24.07.2017
PAY COMMISSION FOR UNORGANISED SECTOR
1352. SHRI MALLIKARJUN KHARGE:
Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government reviews the working conditions and pay scales of the workers working in unorganized sector by appointing commissions at regular intervals on the lines of employees of the Central Government;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) if not, whether the Government has any such proposal in this regard at present; and
(d) if so, the details thereof along with the time by which final decision is likely to be taken in this regard?
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI BANDARU DATTATREYA)
(a) to (d): The Minimum Wages Act, 1948, provides for fixation/periodic revision of minimum wages in employment to prevent exploitation of workers. Under the Act, the appropriate Government, both the Centre and the States, fixes/revises the minimum wages in scheduled employments falling in their respective jurisdiction. This Act provides for fixation of hours of work, payment of overtime wages besides providing penalties for offences under the Act and the Rules made thereunder.
Source : Lok Sabha