21 March 2013
The Punjab Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 [PUNJAB ACT NO. 15 OF 1958] (xxvii) “wages” shall have the meaning assigned to it in the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (IV of 1936); 14. Leave. -- (a) Every employee who has been in employment for not less than twenty days in a year shall be entitled to one day’s earned leave for every such twenty days 15. Wages for close days and during leave period: (2) For the leave allowed to him under section 14, an employee shall be paid at the rate of equal to the daily average of his total full time earnings for the days on which he worked during the month immediately preceding his leave exclusive of any overtime and bonus but inclusive of dearness allowance and the cash equivalent of the advantage accruing through the Concessional sale to the employee of food grains and other articles.