Govt of the Punjab Labour & Human Resource Department has issued Notification No. SO (D-II)MW/2011(P-II) dated 4th September 2013 in connection with the Minimum Wages Rates.
The minimum rates of wages for adult unskilled and juvenile workers employed in any industry as under:
a- Rs. 384.62/- per day (for eight working hours)
b- Rs. 10000/- per month (for twenty six working days)
The following reduction shall be followed from the wages of workers for providing housing accommodation and transport subject to agreement between the employer and the workers:
a- For providing housing accommodation Rs. 150/- per month
b- For providing transport Rs. 30/- per month
Adult female workers shall get the same minimum wages as a male worker for work of equal value (vide Rule 15of the West Pakistan Minimum Wages Rules, 1962)
The daily/weekly working hours, condition of overtime work, work on weekly days of rest and paid holidays etc shall be regularized by the Finance Act 1934 (Act XXVI of 1934), Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (No. IV of 1936) and other relevant laws.
This Notification shall be effective with effect from 1st July 2013.
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The minimum rates of Wages for skilled and semi-skilled workers shall apply to the workers employed in the industries as shown in the following picture. This post has been delivered by Ch. Iftikhar Islam.