ESIC issues advisory to ensure timely payment of salary or wages to manpower engaged through Contractor

Apr 23, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on April 22, 2020, issues advisory to ensure timely payment of salary or wages to the contractual manpower or manpower engaged through contractors in all the offices during lockdown period.

However, the details of payment to contractors and status of bills were also sought from the offices, but there are some cases where the bills of contractors are still pending or the payments of salary or wages to employees engaged through contractors are not being made in timely manner in many offices. 

Therefore, it is strictly directed for immediate implementation that:

 All manpower contractors engaged in the field offices or hospitals or medical education institutions may be instructed to disburse salary or wages of their employees on time and the evidence of the same should be verified and certified.

 Contractors be directed to submit bill within time limit.

 In case, the contractor fails to submit the bills as mandated and / or fails to pay the salary or wages to its employees, further action be initiated as per the guidelines issued by the authority.

 Further, all the offices / hospitals / medical education institutions are advised to submit action taken report along with status of pending payments to contractors on or before April 27, 2020 through mail at [email protected].

[Notification F.No. D-36/11/ARM HQ/Misc./2019-Genl]


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