1) Is PF , ESI & Group insurance mandatory for a construction contractor keeping less than 20 workers for a work having contract period of 90 days or less
compulsory to register with PF and ESI if on any day he has employed 20 or 10 days respectively. Th respective act will continued to apply even if the strengtrh falls short on subseqeunt day.
2) If the wages of the labour is more than 6500 / pm but the number of workers is lessthan 20, then still PF, ESI, Group insurance required?
It is only basic and DA which is relevant. Before 6th PC 6500 basic pay was attributable only to GAzetted Officers of Govt.
3) If the above points are not applicable, then is it required to maintain labour Muster roll records for random audits by PF officers?