Sample Complaint Letter to Labour Commissioner for Nonpayment of Salary

When employees face problems with their employers then they can approach their regional labour department office to solve their problem. Employees can complain about any unethical behaviour of employer or nonpayment of salary or any job-related issues to the labour commissioner.

What are the Details We Need to Mention on Complaint Letter

  • Address of the labour department office. (You can find the address of your labour dept office in Google)
  • Name of the employee and name of the company in which the employee is working.
  • Working period of the employee in that company.
  • Reason for writing the complaint letter.
  • Date on which the complaint letter is submitting and finally the signature of the employee.

Note: Complaining about your employer to the labour commissioner will affect your relationship with your employer, so use this as a final option to solve your problem with your employer.

Here is a sample complaint letter format to labour commissioner which you can use it.

Complaint Letter Format 1 to Labour Commissioner


The labour Commissioner,

Address of the Labour Dept Office.

Sub: Complaint Letter for Non Payment of Salary

Dear Sir/ Madam,

I __________(name of the the employee, address) working as a  ____________(job designation) at ________________(company name, address) from __________.  For last month the company has given some sales targets to me, I have tried my level best to achieve them, but couldn’t able to achieve that due to market conditions.

But now the company has held my salary and they are telling me that whenever I fulfill the target then only my salary will be released.  Our company sales are not Zero, every month we are making some sales and I have also contributed to it.

But unfortunately this month I couldn’t able to achieve my sales target, I am not from a financially strong family, my family runs on my monthly salary only. so I‌ am requesting you to please solve my problem.

Thanking you.



Complaint Letter Format 2 to Labour Commissioner


The Labour Commissioner,

Address of the Labour Dept Office.


Name of the employee,

Address of the employee.

Sub: Complaint Letter.

Dear Sir/ Madam.

I‌ am working in ________________(company name, address), from __________, recently the management is forcing me to resign my job immediately and they are treating me rudely without any proper reason.

I requested them to give me a minimum of 3 months notice period so that I‌ can find a new job, but they are not listening to me. I am the only earning person in my family and if I leave my job suddenly then my entire family will be suffered.

So here I am requesting you to please help me in this situation.

Thanking you in advance.



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9 thoughts on “Sample Complaint Letter to Labour Commissioner for Nonpayment of Salary”

  1. Sir, I join the one company on 26th October 2020 as Account Manager in Delhi, company has provide all the document such offer letter and appointment letter. but from my joining to till date company has not pay me a single amount of the remuneration (salary) to me. When ever I approach to company Director , always he make excuse to me that tomorrow, or within two or three days, of after that date you will get the salary. Now the situation is that company send his all employee on Leave without pay forcely.

    Now Sir what can I do, please guide how can i take my salary

  2. Dear sir/madam I am actually worked as a security guard and been sacked by my boss Mr Yogi and I didn’t ask regarding my salary he said my salary will out on 10 of March and due to the covid around selangor area I couldn’t collect my salary so my boss ask a resign letter from me.i just created a resign from and already ask my boss to bank in to my bank account but my boss failed to make a transaction and therefore another staff being paid my salary without my permission and boss declined my call few times and didn’t reply any of my messages it is not fair for me due to this covid and I am being jobless due to this situation.I am the one who is working and supporting my family right now without income I am beginning depressed kindly help me with this problem that I am going tru right now due to my boss even named me as pk Anand and my thumb print named as boy and my actual name as per ic is Anitha devi.I do have the pictures and the prove with me.

    • It is better to complain about your boss in your nearest labour department office, they will help you in this matter.

  3. Dear Sir/Madam,
    I worked for a company in Juhu for a year and they did not pay my bonus while paid to others. When I asked for it, they told me that during covid19 period you didn’t come for work. I informed them that police not allowing us to travel and they did not gave idea how to work from home.
    Please guide me to claim my bonus.

    Thanks and regards William

  4. I m in notice period of one month in Bajaj Allianz Gurgaon, bit my immediate manager is not approved my attendance regularization of notice period. Also when I asked him he Show a very rude behavior and said I’ll not approve your attendance ( as punching machine is not their Bcz of corona period). Also said that I’ll hold your PF and put recovery on me.


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