Ministry of Labour and Employment (Ministry) is on its way to bring about
major labor law reforms. As part of its reforms, it has come
up with the Code on Wages, 2019 (Wage Code) to amend, simplify and
consolidate the law relating to wages. On 1 November 2019, the Ministry also circulated preliminary draft rules i.e. the Code on Wages (Central) Rules, 2019 on the Wage Code to obtain stakeholders’ views.