Government of Tripura issues advisory to Brick Kilns and Tea Estates

Apr 08, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Tripura Labour Department on March 28, 2020, issues advisory to Brick Kilns and Tea Estates.

Due to COVID-19 outbreak, there may be incidence that services of employees/workers are dispensed with on this pretext or the employees/workers are forced to go on leave without wages / salaries. Therefore, Government of Tripura advises Brick Kilns industries and Tea Estates to pay wages of their workers and not to reduce the wages or salaries. If any workers take leave, he/she may be considered to be on duty without any consequential deduction in wages in this period.

In this regard, it has been decided to issue the following advisory to the employers /owners of Brick kiln industries and tea estates in the State for compliance in public interest:

1.       Health and Hygienic care

2.       Food and drinking water

3.       Housing

4.       Timely Payment of Wages/ Salaries as per contract

5.       Safety and security measure

6.       Creches

7.       Protective Clothing

8.       Working condition in the work side

9.       Other benefit relevant to this establishments

[Notification No. 5(18)LAB/ESTT/2018/2190-2203]


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