ESIC: Wage ceiling hikes over 20 years
—From Rs3,000 to Rs6,500: effective 1 January 1997.
—From Rs6,500 to Rs7,500: effective 1 April 2004.
—From Rs7,500 to Rs10,000: effective 1 October 2006.
—From Rs10,000 to Rs15,000: Effective 1 May 2010.
—From Rs15,000 to Rs21,000: Effective 1 September 2016.
ESI; Under Section 2(12) the Act is applicable to non-seasonal factories employing 10 or more persons.
PF; Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952 is applicable to:
Every establishment which is engaged in any one or more of the industries specified in Schedule I of the Act or any activity notified by Central Government in the Official Gazette.
Employing 20 or more persons .