Uttar Pradesh Labour Department exempts the factories from the provisions of the working hours

May 18, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Labour Compliance

The Uttar Pradesh Labour Department on May 08, 2020, exempts factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948 from various provisions relating to section 51 (weekly hours), section 54 (daily hours), section 59 (overtime), section 55 (intervals for rest), section 56 (Spreadover) of adult workers with the following conditions from April 20, 2020 to July 19, 2020:

(1) Working hour in factory will be twelve hours in a day and Seventy two hours in a week.

(2) The periods of work of adult workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed six hours and that no workers shall work for more than six hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least half an hour.

(3) Wages shall be in proportion of the existing wages.

[Notification No. 13/2020/502/XXXVI-03-2020-30(Sa.)/2020TC]


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