Payment of Minimum wage a fundamental right conferred under Article 21 & 23 of Constitution of India

In a recent national webinar, the former Chief Justice of India P. Sathasivam stated “any wage that is above minimum wage but below promised amount is a labour dispute, but any wage paid below minimum wage is a violation of Fundamental rights.” The International Labour Organisation defines Minimum wages as “the minimum amount of remuneration … More Payment of Minimum wage a fundamental right conferred under Article 21 & 23 of Constitution of India

Minimum Wages- Our Fundamental Right

On 11th July 2020, during a national webinar on ‘Entitlement of Minimum Wages- A Fundamental Right’, former Chief Justice Hon’ble P. Sathasivam reiterated that “the states have a constitutional responsibility and employers have statutory responsibilities in the issue of minimum wage”  Non-payment of minimum wages or reluctance on the part of the employer in paying … More Minimum Wages- Our Fundamental Right