Employees Alert! Big change in rules related to salary and holidays! know latest updates on new wage code

Under the new wage code, there will be a change in the salary structure of the employees, their Take Home Salary can be reduced. Because according to the Wage Code Act, 2019, the basic salary of an employee cannot be less than 50% of the cost of the company (CTC).

 

New Wage Code India Updates: The government may soon implement the new Wage Code. The wait for the new wage code has been going on for a long time. The Modi government wants to implement the Labor Code of the New Wage Code. It is expected that this can be implemented in the new financial year. According to sources, the draft inputs of the state are being discussed. There is also news that some changes are being made in the new labor laws. The Modi Government at the Center can also make some amendments in the Labor Code.

Earlier it was going to come into force from 1st April 2021, after that, it was likely to be implemented from October 2021. But it was not implemented due to speculations by the state governments. Now this rule can be implemented from the new financial year. By this period, all the states will also prepare their draft rules. Under this, there will be changes in the salary, holidays etc. of the employees.

1. The holidays of the year will be increased to 300
, the Earned Leave of the employees i.e. holidays can increase from 240 to 300. Many provisions were discussed between the Labor Ministry, Labor Union and representatives of the industry regarding changes in the rules of the Labor Code. In which there was a demand to increase the Earned Leave of the employees from 240 to 300.

2. Salary Structure
Will Change Under the new wage code, there will be a change in the salary structure of the employees, their Take Home Salary can be reduced. Because according to the Wage Code Act, 2019, the basic salary of an employee cannot be less than 50% of the cost of the company (CTC). At present, many companies reduce the basic salary and give more allowances from above so that the burden on the company is reduced.

3. Allowances to be deducted

There are three to four components in the cost-to-company (CTC) of an employee. Basic salary, House Rent Allowance (HRA), retirement benefits like PF, gratuity and pension and tax saving allowances like LTA and entertainment allowance. Now in the new wage code, it has been decided that allowances cannot exceed 50% of the total salary at any cost. In such a situation, if the salary of an employee is Rs 50,000 a month, then his basic salary should be Rs 25,000 and his allowances should come in the remaining Rs 25,000.

That is, till now the companies which used to keep the basic salary at 25-30 percent, and the remaining part was from the allowance, they can no longer keep the basic salary less than 50 percent. In such a situation, companies will also have to cut many allowances to implement the rules of the new wage code.

4. In the new Wage
Code, many such provisions have been given in the new Wage Code, which will affect the salaried class working in the office, even the workers working in mills and factories. From the salary of the employees to their holidays and working hours will also change. Let us know some of the provisions of the new wage code, after the implementation of which your life will change a lot.

5. Working hours will increase and weekly off will also increase
Under the new wage code, the working hours will increase to 12. The Ministry of Labor and Employment said that in the proposed Labor Code, it has been said that the rule of 48 hours of work in a week will be applicable, in fact some unions had questioned the rule of 12 hours of work and 3 days of leave. In its clarification on this, the government said that there would be a rule of 48 hours of work in a week, if someone works for 8 hours a day, then he will have to work 6 days a week and will get one day off.

If a company adopts work for 12 hours a day, then it will have to give leave to the employee for the remaining 3 days. If the working hours increase, then the working days will also be 5 or 4 instead of 6. But for this, it is also necessary to have an agreement between both the employee and the company.

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