Who is covered under the definition of employee?
As per Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No.47 of 2009) which shall be deemed to have come into force on 3.4.1997 the definition of employee is as below :-
employee mean any person (other than an apprentice) who is employed for wages, whether the terms of such employment are express or implied, in any kind of work, manual or otherwise, in or in connection with the work of a factory, mine, oilfield, plantation, port, railway company, shop or other establishment to which this Act applies, but does not include any such person who holds a post under the Central Government or a State Government and is governed by any other Act or by any rules providing for payment of gratuity.
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