WHAT ARE THE RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR AP OUTSOURCING EMPLOYEES?
The selection and recruitment process of AP Outsourcing Employees would take under contract Labour Rules & Act. The outsourcing posts will be filled in the existing vacancy of the Government employees vacancies. These employees work equally with the Government regular employees. These outsourcing posts will not be recruited directly by the Government. The third-party agency will recruit outsourcing employees on the demand of the Departments under the financial concurrence of the Finance Department. The following is the committee has been constituted for selection of agencies
AP Outsourcing Guidelines and Rules:
District Collector - Chairman
Deputy Director (T&A) - Member
District Labour Officer - Member
District Employment Officer - Member-Convenor.
The above committee selects the Outsourcing agency in every district. An agency selected by the Committee has to take the licence from Labour Department and should renew the licence time to time. The departments which are required the AP outsourcing employees should follow the 100 roaster points method to recruit them as per AP Subordinate Rules 22. The employee's contract period will renew every year by entering into a fresh agreement with the agency. The AP Government will provide continuation orders for every year.
Principal Employer (HOD) Responsibilities:
Head of the Department is called to be "Principal Employer". A principal employer has to take permission from the Finance Department for recruitment of Outsourcing employees in their departments. The required department will send the proposal to the Finance department for want of Outsourcing Employees. After the sanction approval of the posts, the selected agencies will approach the department. The outsourcing agency will send the qualified persons in the ration 1: 5 to the selection committee with the original certificates. The committee verifies the certificates and if needed a test will be conducted in the concerned subject. Then, shortlisted candidates will be recommended to the outsourcing agency. The agency recruits the selected candidates by making an agreement with the department.
What is the Remuneration / Salary for the AP Outsourcing employees?
The Finance department will take the decision to fix remuneration/salary to the employees. The remuneration will be fixed for the current PRC. The Outsourcing agency has the responsibility for paying the salaries of the employees from time to time. This process will be monitored by the Principal Employer (Head of the Department). If the funds are not available with the department, it has to write an additional budget proposal to the Finance Department. Then the Finance department will give administrative sanction for additional budget to the department. When comes to the one month bill meaning is from 21st of every month to 20th of next month. The government has released orders to the AP Treasury Department to admit the bill of Outsourcing employee of 20th of every month and the salary will be released on the 1st day of every month.
What is the process to monitor the ap outsourcing employees remuneration/salaries by the Principal Employer?
Every month agency will submit the salary/remunerationbill to the Department for claiming the salary of the employees. In this process, the agency would have to pay EPF, ESI of the outsourcing employee share along with the agency share of EPF, ESI and Professional Tax. The receipt of the EPF and ESI should enclose to the salary bill. Then Principal Employer has come to know whether the agency is paying the EPF and ESI regularly or not.
The concerned department gives the proceedings order for claiming the bill. The department will submit the remuneration bill in the PAO (If the employee working in the HOD) or any subordinate office of Treasury STO/DTO (If the employee working in the subordinate offices). The treasury department will process the bill for payment and the salary will deposit in the account of the agency. The agency will pay the remuneration/salary from their account to the AP outsourcing employee bank account. The salary should pay in the shape of Cheque only.
How much % of salary will deduct by the agency in the shape of EPF, ESI?
Here are two types of deducts and credits will be done. First one is Employee share and the second one is Government share. The agency deducts 12% of EPF as employee share in the salary of the employee and 13.61% of EPF will add by the agency share (That means Government share). The employee share for ESI is 4.75% and the Government share is 1.75%. The agency will charge service tax.
The government has released outsourcing guidelines for the grievances of the outsourcing employees in every department. This will helps mainly to the security of the outsourcing employees. One of the officers should monitor the grievance cell in every department and the offices mobile number should available with all the outsourcing employees of the concerned department. If any complaints on Outsourcing Agency is proved then the Committee will put in block list of that agency.
Are there any chances to remove outsourcing employees from in their service?
No! There is no way to remove AP outsourcing employees from their service unless the complaints on outsourcing employees are not proved. The agency should show suitable cause to the Principal Employer for termination of the employee. The HOD (Principal Employer) has the final decision for terminating the services. If the employee work is not satisfactory or any indiscipline action has occurred, then the post will be replaced by another employee by permission of the HOD.