The Minimum Wages Act 1948


A. Objective:
1. In fixing minimum wages ______________ is always taken into consideration.

2. In Railways, minimum wages admissible to workers in a particular locality are fixed by __________________.
B. Descriptive:
1. What are the salient features of the Minimum Wages Act, 1966?

2. What categories of staff of Railways come under the purview of the Minimum Wages Act? What special privileges do they enjoy as regards wages?

3. What notices are required to be displayed under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948? What penalties are prescribed under the Act for different offences?