Q.

When was the Minimum Wages Act enacted in India?

A. 1936
B. 1948
C. 1951
D. 1956
Answer» B. 1948
Explanation: The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 was enacted to safeguard the interests of workers, mostly in the unorganized sector by providing for the fixation of minimum wages in certain specified employments. It binds the employers to pay their workers the minimum wages fixed under the Act from time to time.
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