Jharkhand Amends Rule 18 Of The Payment Of Wages Rules, 1937

Posted On - 17 May, 2024 • By - King Stubb & Kasiva

The Government of Jharkhand has issued a notification dated March 15, 2024 bearing File No. 02/Shrama.Ka.(PW Act)-01/2015 L&E 563 for amending Rule 18 of the Jharkhand Payment of Wages Rules, 1937.

It shall come into force with immediate effect. Rules 18 has been amended to state that in respect of every factory in which fines/deductions have been imposed on wages during any calendar year for breach of contract or loss or damage, a return in Form IV shall be sent so as to reach the Inspector of Factories in case of factories and Labour Superintendent in case of other establishments in their respective jurisdictions not later than February 15, following the end of the calendar year.