Government of Karnataka revises minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in Veneer Industries

Aug 14, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The State Government of Karnataka has revised the minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) for the employees employed in Veneer Industries from April 01, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

The Categories of Employment for minimum rates of wages per month are as under:

Ø  Yard Section: Timber sawing and cutting into different sizes; Transportation of Timber

Ø  Peeling Section: Peeling machine operator; Peeling machine assistant operator; Peeling machine assistant; Peeling machine helper; Peeling machine operator; Peeling machine operator, Carrier

Ø  Drawing Section: Drawer operator; Drawer feeding man;

Ø  Clyping Section: Decorating clyping operator; Assistant clyping operator; Helper

Ø  Sorting Section: Sorter

Ø  Guelating Cutter: Guelating cutter; slicing man; Helper

Ø  Boiler Section: Senior boiler attendant; Boiler attendant; Boiler fireman

Ø  Pleaching Section: Bend saw operator; Swagging man; Assistants; Helper; Boiling water attender; Electric hoist operator

Ø  Slicer Section: Slicer operator; Assistant slicer operator; Blade Sharpener; Helper

Ø  Machine Shop: Turner; Welder; Gas Cutting; Fitter; Carpenter; Water Pump Operator; helper

Ø  Staff and Administration: Forest Supervisor; Junior Forest Supervisor; Senior clerk/ clerk (graduate), time keeper, cashier; junior clerk (graduate); guest house cook

Ø  Driver/ Cleaner: Lorry Driver; car/ Jeep Driver; Lorry/car/jeep Cleaner

Ø  Office Staff: Manager/ Personal Officer; Assistant Manager/ Assistant Personal Manager; Accountant; Cahier; Senior Clerk Stenographer/ Computer Operator; Store Keeper/ Telephone Helper; Typist/ data entry operator; Clerk/ Junior Clerk; Office Boy/ Peon/ Watchmen/ Sweeper Attender.

VDA: In addition to the basic wages, all category of Employees in the State shall be paid VDA at the rate of 4 Paise per point over and above 6205 points.


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