Splitting Minimum Wages Vs Basic Wages -Provisions Act 1952

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Whether the provident fund contributions under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, (hereinafter referred as the ‘Act , 1952’ ), are liable to be remitted to the Fund on not less than the minimum wages, prescribed under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, (hereinafter referred as the Act of 1948)?

The Division bench uphold the decision of the single judge and pronounced through a reasoned order categorically holding that there was no compulsion to hold that the definition of ‘basic wages’ should be equated to the definition of ‘minimum wages’ under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948. Find here Full Document and Courts judgments’.


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Many thanks, there is also judgement of Supreme Court in this encloses and Chandigarh Delhi high courts decisions. There is clearly mentioned that minimum wage is normally basic wages.