10 workers. At present, only establishments with 20 workers or more are mandated to contribute PF.
* A higher wage cap is expected to provide social security benefits to at least 50 lakh more workers who will be brought into the EPFO’s fold as well as the existing 44 lakh pensioners under the related EPS
* The CBT is also expected to discuss a proposal to increase the retirement age for workers eligible for the Employees’ Pension Scheme to 60 years
* After clearance from the CBT, the labour ministry is expected to take these proposals to the Union Cabinet for final approval