Karnataka

Karnataka Government limits work hours under the Shops and Establishments Act

The Karnataka Government has amended the work hours under the provisions of the Shops and Establishments Act. As per the amendment, no employee in any establishment shall be required or allowed to work for more than nine hours on any day and forty-eight hours in any week and the total number of hours of work including overtime shall not exceed ten hours in any day except on the day of stock-taking and preparation of accounts. Further the total number of overtime hours worked by an employee not to exceed fifty hours in a period of three continuous months.

The Government of Karnataka has published a notification earlier in January 2021 stating that:

An employer shall not require or allow any person employed to work therein for more than eight hours in any day and forty eight hours in any week and the period of work including over time shall not exceed ten hours in any day and fifty hours in a period of three continuing months.

Now, it has substituted the above-mentioned para as:

No employee in any establishment shall be required or allowed to work for more than nine hours on any day and forty-eight hours in any week. Provided that the total number of hours of work including overtime shall not exceed ten hours in any day except on the day of stock-taking and preparation of accounts. Provided further that the total number of overtime hours worked by an employee does not exceed fifty hours in a period of three continuous months.

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