Download THE PUNJAB MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 2019 — It shall extend to whole of the Punjab. It shall apply to all industrial and commercial establishments in the Punjab. It shall come into force at once. Employer means a person owing or having charge of the business of an industrial or commercial establishment and includes an agent or manager or any other person acting on behalf of such person in the general management or control of such establishment. Industry means any business, trade, manufacturing, calling, service, employment or occupation of producing goods or services for sale. An establishment or a person, who directly or indirectly, employs workers in connection with any construction work or industry and road transport service. Minimum wages” means rates of wages notified under the Act.