The Apprentices (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2017

Feb 12, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Government of Maharashtra vide notification dated February 09, 2018 has issued amendment to the Apprentices Act, 1961. Vide this amendment:

·         In Section 8, new sub-sec (1) shall be inserted which reads as-

The establishment shall have to engage trade apprentices to the extent of minimum 2.5% and maximum 25% of the total strength of the employees of establishment including contractual or daily wages or whose services have been available through third party in any designated trades or optional trades for which activities are carried out in that establishment.

·         In Section 13 new sub-section (1A) shall be inserted which reads as-

The minimum rate of stipend per month payable to trade apprentices who do training for 8 hours per day shall be as under:-

a)      During the first year of training the payable stipend shall be 70% of minimum wages of semi-skilled workers notified by the State.

b)      During the second year of training the payable stipend shall be 80% of minimum wages of semi-skilled workers notified by the State.

c)       During the third year of training the payable stipend shall be 90% of minimum wages of semiskilled workers notified by the State.

·         In Section 13 new sub-section (1B) shall be inserted which reads as-

The trade apprentices who do training for minimum 4 hours per day, the rate of stipend per month shall be 50% of the rates mentioned in clauses (a), (b) and (c) of sub-section (1A), respectively.

[E.O. No. 22]

URL: https://egazzete.mahaonline.gov.in/Forms/GazetteSearch.aspx


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