New Delhi: The delhi government has initiated probe on 35 government hospitals after claims have come out that these hospitals are not the paying the desired minimum wage to contractual employees in the outsourcing services, as laid down in the Labour Act
“The government has expressed grave concern over the irregularities in the non-payment of the minimum wages to the contractual employees. Most of the hospitals are not paying the desired minimum wages to the employees,” a senior government official told Mail Today.
“Many of them have still not responded. The committee will have a meeting and decide on the action to be taken against them. Few of the hospitals have agreed to their past mistakes and have decided to comply with the rules with immediate effect,” a senior health officer told Mail Today.
Recently, a security service in the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) has been blacklisted after Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain found out that the security service company was charging Rs 7,500 from the employees in the name of the government.
“The security service company was immediately blacklisted. Before paying salaries to the employees, they were charging money from them,” a senior government official said.