Minimum Wages Case Laws - 2011

For non payment of Minimum Wages, three times panelty justified.
Unity Infraprojects Ltd. vs. Labour Enforcement Officer (Central) & Ors. 2011 LLR 25 (Bom. HC) and Tiruchirappali North Sarvodhaya Sangam, rep. by its Secretary, Trichy vs. Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment, Government of T.N., Chennai & Ors. 2011 LLR 33

Minimum Wages Act will not be applicable upon society registered under Tamil Nadu Co-operative Societies Act even though it is registered under the Factories Act.
Management, Dindigul Ladies Polythene Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. vs. Controlling Authority under the Minimum Wages Act, Dindigul and Another. 2011 LLR 283 (Mad. HC)

When the establishment not covered under Shop Act and out of 'Scheduled employment, can't be prosecuted under MW Act.
M/S Reliance Telecom Ltd. and another vs. State of Bihar and another. 2011 (128) FLR 198. (Patna HC)

Prosecution of an employer, for non-production of record and failure to furnish information to the inspector under Minimum Wages Act, will be tenable.
Radhe Shyam Makharia and another vs. State of Bihar and another. 2011 (128) FLR 272 (Patna HC)

Either the High Court or the Company Judge has no authority to direct payment of wages under the Minimum Wages Act since appropriate authority under the said Act has been constituted.
Bikramaditya Mishra vs. Official Liquidator, Rohtas. 2011 (128) FLR 1096 (Patna HC)
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