ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Bonus Ordinance

Each successive step taken to simplify the bonus formula and to facilitate the solution of bonus disputes seems to have made it more complicated and difficult. The experience with the Payment of Bonus Act has been no different. The proportion of work stoppages resulting from bonus disputes to total work stoppages appears to have gone up in the years immediately following the passing of the Act. The Ordinance recently promulgated to amend the Act is unlikely to smoothen matters very much since it leaves untouched the main points of difference between employers and trade unions on the bonus issue. 

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