Every worker who works for a principal employer to whom the provisions of the Contract Labour Act are attracted is to be treated as the worker of the principal employer unless it is satisfied that the establishment has secured a certificate of registration for the relevant period under section 7 and it had employed contract labour through a licensed contractor under section 12.
Indian labour law refer to laws regulating labour in India. Traditionally Indian governments at federal and state level have sought to ensure a high degree of protection for workers, but in practice, legislative rights only cover a minority of workers.
India is a federal form of government and because labour is a subject in the concurrent list of the Indian Constitution, labour matters are in the jurisdiction of both central and state governments. Both central and state governments have enacted laws on labour relations and employment issues.
Central Government and each State Government/ UT administration, notify the Minimum rates of wages in respect of a scheduled employment separately from time to time. In the Central Sphere, The rate notified by the Central Government or the Concerned State Government/UT administration, whichever is higher will be made applicable.