Insurable Employment

Submitted by admin on Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:28

Inusrable employment means an employment in a factory or establishment to which the ESI Act is applicable.  Normally ESI Act is applicable to an employee who draws a monthly salary of upto Rs.21,000 per month excluding the over time wages and such sections of wages of irregular nature.  In short there is wage ceiling of Rs.21,000 per month for coverage under the ESI Act and those employees who draw a monthly remuneration of more than Rs.21,000 do not come under the purview of the ESI Act.  But even these excluded category of employees whose monthly salary is higher than that of Rs.21,000 per month are also said to be in Insurable employment, if they are working in a factory or establishment to whikch the ESI Act is applicable irrespective of the fact that that they are exempted from the ESI Act.