The Government of Karnataka has notified that it is compulsory for Shops and Commercial
Establishments to register.
Paid Holiday in Karnataka on 10 May 2023 for election
26 Apr, 2023The Department of Labour, Government of Karnataka has also issued circular stating that the employees who are eligible to vote in the election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka scheduled to be held on 10.05.2023 may be granted paid holiday and thus provided with opportunity to exercise their constitutional right.
Declaration of paid holiday in Karnataka for Election
31 Mar, 2023The Karnataka Election to State Legislature Assembly is scheduled to be held on 10 May 2023 (Wednesday). The Election Commission of India has directed the State Chief Secretary and Election Commissioner regarding declaration of paid holiday on the Election Day.
Holiday for Mahavir Jayanthi on 04 April 2023, Karnataka
17 Jan, 2023Government of Karnataka has issued a corrigendum (17 Jan 2023) on Holidays List of 2023 and the holiday for Mahavir Jayanti that was earlier declared on 03 April 2023 has now been changed to 04 April 2023.
Karnataka State List of Holidays - 2023
21 Nov, 2022Karnataka Government has released the State List of Holidays for the year 2023.
Bengaluru BBMP provides option to Renew Trade License from 1 to 5 years from 2022-23
01 Feb, 2022The Bengaluru BBMP notified that the trade licence, which is being renewed every year, may be renewed from 1 to 5 five years effective from the FY 2022-23.
Karnataka Government limits work hours under the Shops and Establishments Act
20 Jul, 2021The 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.
Karnataka Government advises employers, landlords to be liberal during COVID 19 curfew
28 Apr, 2021The Government requests the employers not to terminate or reduce the wages of their employees during the COVID 19 lockdown. It also requests all the landlords not to forcefully vacate their tenants in this tough times.
Karnataka Shops and Establishments amends the Annual Leave carry forward from 30 to 45 days
19 Feb, 2021The Karnataka Government, under the Shops & Commercial Establishments Act, amended the carry forward limit of the annual leave from 30 days to 45 days now.
Karnataka Shops and Establishments permitted to remain open 24x7 for next 3 years
02 Jan, 2021The Karnataka Shops and Commercial Establishments employing 10 or more persons to be open on 24 x 7 basis on all days of the year for a period of 3 years with effect from 2nd January 2021.