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WELFARE FUND

The Government constituted Labour Welfare Fund, as per section 3, to which the following are credited to-

The Government constituted Labour Welfare Fund, as per section 3, to which the following are credited to-

  • a) All Unpaid Accumulations due to workers
  • b) All fines realised from the workers
  • c) Deduction made under the proviso to Sub-section(2) of section 9 of the Payment of Wages Act,1936 and the proviso to Sub-section (2) of section 36 of the Tamil Nadu Shops and Establishments Act, 1947.
  • d) Contribution from Employers and Employees
  • e) Any interest by way of penalty, paid under Section 14 of the Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972.
  • f) Any Voluntary Donation.
  • g) Any amount raised by the Board from other sources to augment the resources of the Board.
  • h) Any fund transferred under Sub-section 5 of Section 17 of the Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972.
  • i) Any sum borrowed under Section 18 of Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act,1972
  • j) Any unclaimed amount credited to the Government in accordance with the rules made under the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 and Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  • k) Grants or Advances made by the Government.
  • l)All fines imposed and realised from Employers by Courts for violation of Labour Laws less the deduction made by Courts towards administrative expenses and all compounding fees levied and collected by the Labour Department for violation of Labour Laws
Contribution To The Fund By Employee And Employer (Sec 15) and rules 11 (a): Every Employee contributes Rs.10/- per year and every Employer in respect of and such Employee, contributes Rs.20/- per year to the Fund and the Government in respect of each such employee contributes Rs.10/- per year to the Fund. (Amendment to Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Rules, 1973 (G.O. Ms.No.16, Labour and Employment (G-2) dated 20.01.2015)
Labour Welfare Fund - Rate of Contribution - Yearwise:
year Employees Contribution Employers Contribution Government Contribution Labour and Employment G.O.No. and Date
1973-1981(9 years) Re.1/- Rs. 2/- Nil ---
1982-1995(14 years) Rs. 2/- Rs. 4/- Rs. 2/- No. 1933/14.11.1982
1996-1997(2 years) Rs. 3/- Rs. 6/- Rs. 3/- No. 67 / 28.05.1996
1998-2008(11 years) Rs. 5/- Rs. 10/- Rs. 5/- No. 159 / 07.12.1998
2009-2014(5 years) Rs. 7/- Rs.14/- Rs.7/- No. 91 / 10.07.2009
2015 onwards Rs.10/- Rs.20/- Rs.10/- No.16 / 20.01.2015
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