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Friday, July 26, 2019

Maharashtra New Minimum Wages under Shop & Establishment Clarification & Advise

Dear all,

As per my yesterdays blog  maharashtra-minimum-wages-increase Final Notification where in we had uploaded the final notification of the revised basic of Shop & establishment in this regards i have been receiving  calls & emails in regards to what is the final Minimum Wages to be taken in to consideration.

In regards to the above queries i would like to draw your attention that whenever the minimum wages are revised a new Basic wages is declared & in regard to same it was finalised after 9 years now a new Special allowance will be declared on 5th Aug 2019 effective 1st July 2019

Based on the above the New Minimum Wages will be  ( New Basic+New Special allowance + HRA( 5 % Minimum as per Maharashtra Minimum Hra Act if Employee count is more then equal to 50) 

I would advise that once the new special allowance will be declared on 5th of  Aug 2019 after that only make all the changes in the salary structure etc & give the difference of the same as arrears in Aug 2019 salary.

if any query pls drop me email on

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Maharashtra Minimum wages increase under Shop & Establishment Effective 24th July 2019 -Final Notification

Pls refer to my yesterday blog where in we had given the information of Maharashtra Minimum wages increase under Shop & Establishment Effective 24th July 2019  & the same has been notified the respective copy of the notification is  appended below 

Sr No
Class of Employees
Zone 1
Zone II
Zone III

Notification :- Maharashtra Minimum wages ( Basic Salary Revision) 1st July 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Maharashtra Minimum wages increase under Shop & Establishment Effective 24th July 2019

Mumbai: Labor Welfare Minister Dr Kishore has decided to increase the minimum wage of workers working in shops and establishments in the state Taken by Sanjay Koote. This increase is about to double. The increase was pending for the last nine years. About one crore workers will benefit from over one million shops and establishments in the state.
The minimum wage of employment is rescheduled every five years under Section 03 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, with the advice of the Maharashtra Minimum Wage Advisory Board. However, for the last nine years, minimum wages have not been rescheduled for technical reasons. Minister of LaborKutte's pursuit has made it possible for the working class to get minimum wage. 
It includes all the municipal boundaries of the state of Maharashtra and 20 km from the municipal area. Industrial area and camp area upto 5,800 to 11,632, 5,400 to 10,856, semi-skilled workers to 10,856, 5,500 to 10,021 to unskilled workers and 11,036 to 5,0100 and 4,960 to 6,450 and 10,260 to skilled workers in municipal corporation. Excluding the corporation, the remaining area of ​​Maharashtra state has 5,200 to 10,440 skilled workers and 4,800 to semi-skilled workers. Up to 9,664, unskilled workers have been increased from 4,400 to 8,828. The notification in this regard has been implemented from July 24, 2019.
Awaiting for Notification without Notification pls dont Make any changes in the Salary Structure once we get the respective circular  then  only make the changes

Draft Notification of the Threshold Limit under ESIC to reduce from 20 to 10 In Maharashtra

Good News to the Employees  Draft notification for bringing down the threshold limit for coverage of establishments in the state of Maharashtra from 20 employees to 10 persons is published

No salary limit. If even one employee is getting less than 21000 the company will contribute and if no employee is eligible for contribution then company will have to register and file nil returns.

This will make establishments in Maharashtra eligible for ESIC when they have 10 employees irrespective of the salary limit. Just 10 employees direct or indirect irrespective of whatever salary you pay the establishment will have to register under ESIC.

The respective draft notification will be taken in to consideration after 23rd Aug 2019.

So Merely the from Aug paid in September this will get effective.

Draft Notification:- Maharashtra ESIC Threshold Limit Reduce from 20 to 10

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Basic Salary of Engineering Industry in Maharashtra revised 4th July 2019

No. MWA-2019/CR-53/LAB-7.—Whereas, by the Government Notification, Industries, Energy and Labour Department, No. MWA.1013/430/CR-205/ LAB-7, dated the 3rd March 2014 the Government of Maharashtra has revised the minimum rates of wages payable to the employees employed in the Scheduled
Employment, viz. “Employment in Engineering Industry” (hereinafter referred to as “the said scheduled employment”);
And whereas, the Government of Maharashtra, having revised the minimum rates of wages payable to the employees employed in the said scheduled employment, considers it necessary to revise them further;

Notification :- Maharashtra-Engineering Wages Notification revised 4th July 2019

Puducherry Minimum wages Notification 1st Jan 2019

No. 2/Lab./AIL/G/2012/576.
Puducherry, the 14th June 2019.
In exercise of the powers conferred under
sub-section (1) of section 3 and sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, read with the notification issued vide G.O. Ms. No. 9/AIL/Lab./ G/2016, d a t e d 22-8-2 0 1 6, the undersigned hereby revises the rates of Dearness Allowance for the employees employed in “Shops and Establishments” in the Union territory of Puducherry with effect from 01-01-2019 on the basis of rise in the average consumer price index number reaching 308 from 299 (Base year 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9 points calculated on the basis of average rates of Dearness Allowance with effect from 01-01-2019.

Accordingly, the Dearness Allowance payable to the classes of employees employed in the Shops and Establishments in the Union territory of Puducherry with effect from 01-01-2019 would be ` 162 per month (cumulative).

Secretary to Government (Labour).


 The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extends the ‘due date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2019 to 31st August, 2019 in respect of certain categories of taxpayers who were liable to file their Returns by 31.07.2019

The categories of taxpayers includes all taxpayers who were liable to file their Income Tax Returns by 31st of July, 2019 & can now file their Income Tax Returns by 31st of August, 2019.

Circular : Order-for-extension-of-due-date-for filing-of-ITRs-23-07-2019

Daman Minimum Wages 1st Apr 2019

Daman Minimum Wages has been revised from 1st Apr 2019 order passed on 23rd July 2019 necessary notification is enclosed for your ready reference 

Notification:- Daman Minimum wages 2019

Friday, July 05, 2019

The Jharkhand Minimum Wage Notification (April 2019)

The Government of Jharkhand vide Notification No-2/MW-2071/2010 L&T-915 has released the Minimum Wages effective from 1st April 2019 declared on 13th June 2019.

Notification :- The Jharkhand Minimum Wages Notification 1st April 2019

Thursday, July 04, 2019

The West Bengal Minimum Wage Notification (July 2019)

Government of West Bengal as per notification No. 218/703/Stat/2RW/29/2016/LCS/JLC has released the minimum rates of wages effective from 1st July 2019