An Act to make provision for the protection of wages of workers.
|Wages||Remuneration or earnings however designated or calculated, capable of being expressed in terms of money and fixed by mutual agreement or by law which are payable by virtue of a contract of employment either expressed or implied by an employer to an employee for work done or to be done or for services rendered or to be rendered.|
|Worker||A person to whom wages are paid or are payable under a contract of employment (including a contract of apprenticeship) expressed or implied.|
- Discount, interest or any similar charge made on account of any advance of wages are prohibited.
- Deductions or payment in respect of fines are prohibited except for bad or negilgent work, or for injury to the materials and property to the employer occasioned by wilful misconduct.
- Deductions and assignments of wages should not exceed 1/3 of wages of a pay period.
- Employer shall keep a register of wage payments.