West Bengal Government specifies minimum rates of wages in the employment of Establishment as defined under the Shops and Establishments Act, 1963

Jul 05, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The West Bengal Labour Commissioner has specified the minimum rates of wages in the employment of Establishment as defined under the Shops and Establishments Act, 1963, which will be effective for a period from July 01, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Categories of Employees

Monthly Minimum Rates of Wages

Zone A

Zone B

Unskilled

Rs. 8177.00

Rs. 7176.00

Semi-skilled

Rs. 8996.00

Rs. 7891.00

Skilled

Rs. 9895.00

Rs. 8681.00

Highly Skilled

Rs. 10884.00

Rs. 9551.00

The classification of employees is as follows:

Ø  Unskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard, Bearer, Messengers;

Ø  Semi-skilled: Duftry, Assistant Accountant;

Ø  Skilled: Clerk, Office Assistant, Office Maintenance and Inventory Management, Staff, Data Entry Operator, Accountant;

Ø  Highly Skilled: Head Assistant, Senior Accountant, Computer Operator, Research and Development Staff/ Executive, Market Research Staff/Executive, Godown-in-Charge, Office Supervisor, Sales Representatives/Sales Promotion Employees

[Circular No. 218/703/Stat/2RW/29/2016/LCS/JLC]


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