Can my employer increase my hours but not my pay

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What were the rules regarding payment of wages?

The employer or the person responsible for making the payment of wages must pay in currency coins or currency notes or in both. Further, he cannot pay in kind. Also, the employer can pay the wages via a cheque or a direct deposit to the bank account of the employee after taking a written authorization from him.

What can you do if your employer doesn’t pay your salary?

Approach the Labour Court

If the labour commissioner fails to provide a solution, then the employee can approach the labour court. This suit can be filed under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. However, this suit must be filed within 1 year from the date from which the salary is due.

What is the maximum wage period for payment of wages?

Fixation of wage-periods- (1) Every person responsible for the payment of wages under section 3 shall fix periods (in this Act referred to as wage-periods) in respect of which such wages shall be payable. (2) No wage-period shall exceed one month.

Who is covered under payment of wages Act?

Applicability: This Act is applicable to all persons employed, whether directly or through contractors, in a factory or certain specified industrial or other establishments. The Central Government is responsible for enforcement of the Act in Railways, Mines, Oilfields and air transport services.

Can I sue my employer for not paying me correctly?

You can bring a claim against your employer in an employment tribunal if: You haven’t been paid at all; for work you have done. Deductions have been made from your wages (so you received less than you were expecting) and these were not authorised; or. you wish to challenge the amount you’ve been paid.

How do I legal action against an employer?

File a complaint with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) or other state agency– they look and investigate into the matter, and then decide whether the policy should be changed or you should get damages. Filing of Civil Suit- If the victims think fit can also file the civil suit against the offender.

Is non payment of salary a criminal Offence?

Salary not being paid on time or even being withheld without any reason is punishable by law.