Piece Work Profit arrears can be paid to eligible Industrial Employees in Defence Establishments
Piece Work System : The Ordnance Factories Board is adopting Piece Work System in all the arms and ammunition production units to increase the productivity. Following the 6 CPC implementation re structuring of Cadre of Artisan has been done with effect from 1.1.2006. The restructuring w.e.f. 01/01/2006 has resulted in promotional movement of Industrial Employees in Ordnance factories. Hence they became entitled for Piece Work Earnings at enhanced rate as per minimum of the higher pre-revised Pay Scales( 5 CPC Scale) as they got promotion to higher grade and they also entitled to get the resultant piece work profit as arrears to be paid to them.
Many of the workers of these factories may not be knowing that they are entitled to get piece work profit arrears till they happen to see this circular.
OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL CONTROLLER OF ACCOUNTS (FYS)
10-A, S.K.BOSE ROAD, KOLKATA – 700001
All Group Controllers/All Br.A.Os
Subject : Admissibility of arrears in 5th CPC for PW Profit and Incentive after Re-Structuring of Cadre on 6th CPC recommendation.
One of our Branch AOs has raised a question as to whether arrear of Piece Work Profit is to be paid alongwith pay arrears as accrued due to implementation of the restructuring of Artisan Cadre with retrospective effect.
This office has examined the matter and as the restructuring w.e.f. 01/01/2006 has resulted in promotional movement of Industrial Employees guided under Factories Act hence they became entitled for Piece Work Earnings at enhanced rate as per minimum of the higher pre-revised Pay Scales corresponding to the revised pay scales in which their pay has been fixed as a consequence on such restructuring. As such, they have also become entitled for resultant Piece Work Arrears and payments may be released accordingly.
In this connection it is requested to please intimate no. of affected individuals whom the resultant piece work arrears to be paid with approximate budgetary implications for such payments.
Asst. Controller of Accounts (Fys)
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