Delhi Mandates Payment of Bonus by Establishment before Deepawali
The Labour Department of NCT Delhi has mandated the bonus payment before Deepawali by the contractors where 20 or more workers are employed on any day during the accounting year.
The principal employer of the establishments is responsible to ensure compliance and disbursement of bonus to outsourced workers/employees by their contractors in the forthcoming Deepawali festival season.
The Minimum bonus payable under the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 shall be:
@ 8.33% of the basic and dearness allowance to the employees/workers as per the Act.
Bonus is payable with 8 months of the closing of the accounting year however it is customary to pay the bonus before Deepawali.
West Bengal issues Guidelines for Payment of Bonus before Durga Puja
15 Sep, 2021
The Governor of West Bengal, in the interest of maintenance of industrial peace and harmony, makes an appeal to all employers and employees of the state covered under payment of Bonus Act, to stick to the guidelines issued while setting the legitimate dues of workers in respect of payment of bonus, in view of ensuing Durga Puja.