Payment of Bonus Act
The Act Applies to all Factories and every other establishments, which employs twenty or more workmen. The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 provides for a minimum bonus of 8.33 percent of wages. The salary limited fixed for eligibility purposes is Rs. 3,500 per month and the payment is subject to the stipulation that the bonus payable to employees drawing wages or salary not exceeded to Rs.10000 per month would be calculated as if their salary or wages is Rs. 3,500 per month. The Central Government is the appropriate authority in respect of the industries /establishments for which it is appropriate Government under the industrial Disputes Act, 1947.