Now, the persons employed for the roles of promotion of sales in Bihar to be considered as ‘Workman’, says Government of Bihar

Now, the persons employed for the roles of promotion of sales in Bihar to be considered as ‘Workman’, says Government of Bihar

December 2, 2019 Bihar, Industries, LAB 0

The Department of Law, Government of Bihar through a notification dated 21st November, 2019 introduces the Industrial Disputes (Bihar Amendment) Act, 2018, it amends the definition of ‘Worker’ given under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. The Industrial Disputes (Bihar Amendment) Act, 2018 broadens the ambit of the definition of ‘Worker’, now the persons employed for the roles like promotion of sales is also to be considered as ‘Worker’.

Previous position Position after the amendment Implications
Section 2(s) “workman” means any person (including an apprentice) employed in any industry to do any manual, unskilled, skilled, technical, operational, clerical or supervisory work for hire or reward, whether the terms of employment be express or implied, and for the purposes of any proceeding under this Act in relation to an industrial dispute, includes any such person who has been dismissed, discharged or retrenched in connection with, or as a consequence of, that dispute, or whose dismissal, discharge or retrenchment has led to that dispute, but does not include any such person—

 

(i) who is subject to the Air Force Act, 1950 (45 of 1950), or the Army Act, 1950 (46 of 1950), or the Navy Act, 1957 (62 of 1957); or

 

(ii) who is employed in the police service or as an officer or other employee of a prison; or

 

(iii) who is employed mainly in a managerial or administrative capacity; or

 

(iv) who, being employed in a supervisory capacity, draws wages exceeding ten thousand rupees per mensem or exercises, either by the nature of the duties attached to the office or by reason of the powers vested in him, functions mainly of a managerial nature.

 

Section 2(s) ‘workman’ means any person (including an apprentice) employed in any industry to do any manual, unskilled, skilled, technical, operational, clerical or supervisory work or for the promotion of sales for hire or reward, whether the terms of employment be express or implied, and for the purposes of any proceeding under this Act in relation to an industrial dispute, includes any such person who has been dismissed, discharged or retrenched in connection with, or as a consequence of, that dispute, or whose dismissal, discharge or retrenchment has led to that dispute, but does not include any such person –

 

(i) who is subject to the Air Force Act, 1950(45 of 1950), or the Army Act, 1950 (46 of 1950), or the Navy Act, 1957 (62 of 1957); or

 

(ii) who is employed in the police service or as an officer or other employee of a prison; or

 

(iii) who is employed mainly in a managerial or administrative capacity; or

 

(iv) who, being employed in a supervisory capacity, draws wages exceeding ten thousand rupees per mensem or exercises, either by the nature of the duties attached to the office or by reason of the powers vested in him, functions mainly of a managerial nature.

The class of persons employed for the purpose of activities relating to promotion of sales are also to be considered as ‘Workman’.

SourceDepartment of Law, Government of Bihar

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