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Motor Transport Workers Act

Wages and Leave

Section 28: Wages during leave period

(1) For the leave allowed to a motor transport worker under Section 27, he shall be paid at the rate equal to the daily average of his total full time wages for the days on which he worked during the month immediately preceding his leave, exclusive of any overtime earnings and bonus, if any, but inclusive of dearness allowance and the cash equivalent of the advantage, if any, accruing by the concessional supply by the employer of foodgrains for the day on which he worked.

(2) A motor transport worker who has been allowed leave for not less than four days under Section 27 shall, on an application made by him in this behalf to the employer, be paid in advance, before his leave begins, an approximate amount equivalent to the wages payable to him for the period of his leave and any amount so paid shall be adjusted against the wages due to him for the aforesaid period of leave.

(3) If a motor transport worker is not granted leave to which he is entitled under sub-section (3) of Section 27, he shall be paid wages in lieu thereof at the rates specified in sub-section (1).

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