Bonus Amendment Bill passed in LS – Payment of Arrears of Productivity Linked Bonus to Railwaymen for the year 2014-15 sought
The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015 submitted by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Bandaru Dattatreya was passed in Lok Sabha. The Bill enables arrears of bonus for the year 2014-15. AIRF has demanded this arrears amount of productivity linked bonus payable to Railway Employees
All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF)
4 State Entry Road
New Delhi – 110055
Dated: December 23rd, 2015
Hon’ble Minister for Railways,
Ministry of Railways,
Sub:- Payment of Arrears of Productivity Linked Bonus to Railwaymen for the year 2014-15
In this connection, it is mentioned that Parliament has passed the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill 2015 on 22-12-2015. This Bill has a proposal to increase ceiling limit of wages from Rs. 3500/- to Rs. 7000/-. It is also worth mentioning that Railwaymen has been given Payment of PLB on Rs. 3500/- for FY 2014-15.
Since Parliament has passed the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill 2015, and it has come into force on 01.04.2014, it is therefore requested that payment of arrears in respect of PLB pertaining to FY 2014-15 may be disbursed to railway employees at the earliest.
With kind regards!
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)