Enhancement of compensation for employees

Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923

 The workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, has been amended to make it gender neutral. The act will now be called ‘the Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923’. Besides, the compensation under the Act has been enhanced from Rs. 80,000/- to Rs. 1,20,000/- in case of death from Rs. 90,000/- to Rs. 1,40,000/- in case of disablement and from Rs. 2,500/- to Rs. 5,000/- towards funeral expenses. The employee shall be reimbursed the actual medical expenditure incurred by him for treatment of injuries caused during the course of employment without any ceiling. A new Section 25A has been added for the Commissioner to dispose the matter relating to compensation under this Act within a period  of three months from the date of reference. The wage ceiling limit for working out compensation has been increased from Rs. 4,000/- to Rs. 8,000/- per month.


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Raminder Singh Sahota, B.Com; LLB; CAIIB; PG Dip BM & IA; MICA;

B-404, Lovely Home CGHS Ltd, Plot-5, Sector-5, Dwarka,

New Delhi-110075



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