Government of Kerala revises the minimum rates of wages of employees in Rubber products

Dec 16, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Kerala has revised the minimum rates of wages, Dearness Allowance (DA) and the service weightage payable to the workers employed in Rubber products.

The followings are the categories:


1) Unskilled Workers (Rubber products and rubber foam mixed Coir fibre products unit): Rs. 470/-

Packers, Headload Workers, Cleaners Including Lorry Cleaners, Store Workers, Workers Engaged in Transport of Goods Etc, Fibre Drying Workers and Other Coolies, Tilting Machine Helpers, Numbering Workers, Rubber Splitting Workers, Weighing Workers, Helpers In Mechanical Section, Despatch Workers, Drying Room Attenders And Cleaners. 

2) Semi- skilled workers (Rubber products and rubber foam mixed Coir fibre products unit): Rs. 500/-

Vulcanisors including those working in vulcanizing press, Moulding workers including moulding press operators, Trimming workers including workers engaged in strap trimming and assembling of chappals, Hose-making workers, Tyre and tube making workers, Fitter grade-II, Production line workers, Cutting press workers, Fabricators, Workers doing finishing work of the products, Cycle tyre case  forming workers, Heat sealing operators in polythene packing, workshop attenders, laboratory section workers engaged in weighing of chemicals, Stitchers in tyre treading section, Stitchers, Curling workers/Fibre twisting. 

3) Highly Skilled Workers (Rubber products and rubber foam mixed Coir fibre products unit): Rs. 570/-

Chargeman, Boiler attender class I, Turner, Electrician Grade-I, Welders engaged in boiler, welding, lead burning and other works requiring skill of high order, chemist, Tyre Final Inspector, Head operator, Quality controller. 

4) Skilled Workers (Rubber products and rubber foam mixed Coir fibre products unit): Rs. 540/-

Calender Section Workers, Mixing Mill Workers, Extrusion Workers, Skilled Fitter Grade-I, Roller Men, Mechanics, Mechanical Fitter, Roller Section Workers, Electrician, Boiler Smithy, Boiler Attendant Class-II, Machine Operators Including Machines Operators In Foam Section, Cycle Rickshaw Tyre Foaming Workers, Blacksmiths, Carpenters, Vulcanisors, Moulders, Tyre Examiners, Buffers And Solutioners In Tyre Re-treading  Section Of The Industry, Cutters, Tilting Machine Operators, Lab Technicians. 


Supervisor, Manager, Accountant, Clerk, Stenographer, Storekeeper, Typist, Driver, Peon, Watchman, Sweeper.

The employees who shall complete not less than three years of continuous service shall be paid the service weightage at the rate of 1% of the revised basic wages.

[Notification No. G. O. (P) No. 34/2019/LBR (S. R. O. No. 372/2019)] 


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