CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
Name the bill passed in parliament, that seeks to regulate wage and bonus payments in all employments where any industry, trade, business, or manufacturing is carried out.
A)
Code of Payment Bill, 2019
B)
Payment of Wages Bill, 2019
C)
Code on Wages Bill, 2019
D)
National Service & Wages Bill, 2019

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Code on Wages Bill, 2019

Note : Parliament passed Code on Wages Bill, 2019 which replaces the 4 laws- the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976. The new bill seeks to regulate wage and bonus payments in all employments where any industry, trade, business, or manufacturing is carried out. Background: The Code on Wages, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of Labour, Mr. Santosh Gangwar on July 23, 2019 and it was passed by it on July 30, 2019. It was passed in the Rajya Sabha with 85 members in favour and 8 against it.