West Bengal Government specifies minimum rates of wages in the employment Hosiery industry

Jul 06, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The West Bengal Labour Commissioner has specified the minimum rates of wages in the employment of Hosiery Industry 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


Rs. 8177.00

Rs. 7175.00


Rs. 8995.00

Rs. 7892.00


Rs. 9895.00

Rs. 8681.00

The classification of employees is as follows:

Ø  Unskilled Workers: Packer, Hand Bleacher, Helpers, Durwans;

Ø  Semi-skilled Workers: Cutter, Neck-Labeiler, Check Mender, Dyer, Finishman, Chainman, Match-Cutter, Overlock, Pressman, Stitcher Mechanic, Carpenter, Body Machine, Tailor (Hosiery), Machine Bleacher, Machine Dier, Calender (Cold), Fireman, Checkingman;

Ø  Skilled Workers: Production Supervisor, Steam Cakender, Biilerman, Clerk, Master.

[Circular No. 146/Stat/2RW/25/94/LCS/JLC]


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