THE ANDHRA PRADESH GAZETTE

PART I EXTRAORDINARY

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

 

 

No. 129 ] HYDERABAD, THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2001.

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NOTIFICATIONS BY GOVERNMENT

LABOUR, EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND FACTORIES DEPT.

 

(Lab-II)

 

REVISION OF MINIMUM RATES OF WAGES IN THE EMPLOYMENT IN SHOPS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS IN PART-I SCHEDULE OF THE MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948 FINAL NOTIFICATION.

 

(G.O.Ms.No.80, Labour, Employment, Training and Factories (Lab.II),

2nd December, 2000)

 

 

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 and sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Central Act 11 of 1948) and of all other powers hereunto enabling and after having consulted the State Minimum Wages Advisory Board, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby fixes the minimum rates of wages which shall consist of basic wage and cost of living allowance as specified in column (3) of the Schedule below as payable to each category of the employees specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) thereof and employed in the employment in Shops and Commercial Establishments which is specified in part-I of the Schedule to the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 in the State of Andhra Pradesh as the same having been previously published as required under clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 5 of the said Act.

 

The minimum rates of wages so fixed shall come into force with effect from the date of publication of this notification in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.

 

 

 

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

NAME OF THE EMPLOYMENT : SHOPS AND COMMECIAL
ESTABLISHMENTS

 

S.

No.

 

Name of the Category

Basic Wage

Zone-I

Zone-II

A- SHOPS

 

 

1.                  

Manager/Sales Manager/Security Officer

/Computer Programmer

3635

3461

2.                  

Asst.Manager/Accountant Supervisor/ Purchaser

2909

2544

3.                  

Salesman/Sales Representative/Bill Writer /Cashier/Tradesman

2733

2544

4.                  

Clerk/Godown Incharge/Accounts Assistant/ Typist/Receptionist/Lineman/Stenographer/ Clerk-cum-Typist/Xerox Machine Operator/

Clerks in STD/ISD./FAX. Assistant Salesman.

2370

2182

5.                  

Kolagari/Weighman/Milk vender in Milk Booths

2182

2070

6.                  

Bicycle Fitter/Attender/Peon/Water boy/ Shop Boy/Helper/Messenger/Gas Cylinder Carrier.

2020

1818

7.                  

Computer Operator

2182

2070

8.                  

Security Guard

2020

1818

9.                  

Type Writing Instructor

2733

2544

B. COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS:

 

 

1.

Manager/Field Officer/Development

Officer /Security Officer/Office In charge

/Computer Programmer

3635

3271

2.

Accountant/Asst.Manager/Sales Executive/ Supervisor/Purchaser/Store Keeper/Agent/ Sales Promotion Employees.

2909

2733

3.

Salesman/Stenographer/Receptionist/Auction

Bider/Tradesman/Type Writer Instructor.

2733

2544

4.           

Clerk/Typist/Clerk-cum-Typist/Godown Incharge. Lineman/Asst.Salesman/Asst. Accountant/Xerox Machine Operator

2370

2182

5.           

Weighman/Kolgari/Computer Operator

2182

2070

6.

Peon/Attender/Watchman/Water Boy /Helper /Messenger/Security Guard.

2020

1818

C. HAIR CUTTING/ HAIR DRESSING SALOON

/BEAUTY PARLOURS

 

 

 

 

1.

Manager/Shop Incharge

2909

2733

2.

Hair Dresser/Hair Cutter/Beautician

2733

2544

3.

Helper

2020

1818

D. TAILORING ESTABLISHMENTS

 

 

1.

Cutter Master

2909

2544

2.

Asst. Cutter/Tailor/Sticher

2733

2544

3.

Helper/Pressman

2070

1818

E-LAUNDRIES/DRY CLEANERS

 

 

1.

Manager/Shop In charge

2909

2733

2.

Clerk/Bill Writer

2370

2182

3.

Washer man (Laundry)

2733

2544

4.

Helper/Pressman

2020

1818

F-OTHERS

 

 

1.

Pharmacist/Air Conditioner/Plant Operator

2909

2733

2.

Goldsmith

2733

2544

3.

Photo Frame Worker

2070

1818

4.

A/c. Plant Operator

2370

2335

 

Cost of Living Allowance:

 

(A) The minimum basic rates of wages are linked to consumer price index for the industrial workers at 411 points (Base year 1982=100 series). For any rise in cost of Price Index over and above this level. The cost of living allowance shall be paid as specified below.

 

Basic Wage Cost of living allowance to be paid

Per point increase (in Rs.)

 

For Rs.500/- (taken as base) Rs. 3-00

 

and for an increase of every Rs.50/- in the basic wages and part thereof 0.25 Paise shall be paid as VDA subject to the limitation of Rs.10.50 for basic wage of Rs.2000/- and above.

 

Example:

 

Rs.501 to 550 Rs.3.25

Rs.551 to 600 Rs.3.50

 

(B) The Cost of living allowance shall be notified by the
Commissioner of Labour, for every six months i.e., 1st April, and 1st October. For this purpose the average rise in the state industrial workers consumer price index numbers for half year ending December and June respectively shall be taken into account.

 

NOTE:

1.                       If any categories employed in the above employment are left out, they should not be paid less than the minimum wages fixed in the category of the worker, being the same and similar category of work in this employment.

 

2.                       Where piece rate workers are employed, the remuneration paid to each of them for a normal working day shall not be less than the minimum wages fixed for a general worker being a similar work, calculated on the basis of 8 hours a day.

 

3.                       To arrive at a daily rate, the monthly rate shall be divided by 26 which included the rest day wages.

 

4. Where the nature of work is the same, no discrimination on the payment of minimum rates of wages should be made in respect of men and women workers.

 

5. If any category of employees not included in this scheduled employment, shall be paid same notified wage of the similar categories in any other scheduled employment, if the same category is existed in more than one employment the higher wage should be paid.

 

NOTE:

1.     Zone-I Comprises of;

(a) All Municipal Corporations in Andhra Pradesh.

(b) Selection Grade and Special Grade Municipalities.

2.     Zone-II Comprises of the rest of the areas.

For the purpose of schedule:

 

(a)    Tradesman: Tradesman means the categories like Electrician, Radio Mechanic, Optical Mechanic Surfacer, Grinder, Photographer, Photo Artist, Typewriter, Mechanic, T.V. Mechanic, Fitter, Turner, Welder and Plumber Mason etc.

 

(b)   Driver shall get the minimum wages fixed for the category of Employment in Private Motor Transport under the Minimum Wages Act.

 

 

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