The Government of Andhra Pradesh has released the list of holidays for the employees of Shops and Establishments (in the districts of Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantapur and Chittoor) for the year 2023.🏷️ AP Shops Act
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has notified allowing all the retail enterprises to keep open every day of the year for a period of five years. All retail enterprises are exempted from applicability of sections 7,9, 12, 23, 31 & 37 of the AP Shops Act for five years from the date of issue of this notification.🏷️ AP Shops Act
Government of Andhra Pradesh has allowed the employment of women in factories in night shifts i.e. after 7 p.m. and before 6 a.m. subject to conditions that the managements of such factories provides adequate safe guards in their factories to ensure occupational safety and Health of women employees, provides for rest rooms, lunch rooms, crèche rooms, toilets for women employees, adequate protection to ensure prevention of sexual harassment, and provides transportation facility from the factory to the door step of their residence.🏷️ Andhra Pradesh Factories Rules
The Andhra Pradesh Labour Department has issued minimum rates of wages in the employment of footwear and leather industry specified under the Schedule for Administrative and Technical Staff. These rates are applicable from 24 August 2022.🏷️ Andhra Pradesh Minimum Wages Rules, 1960
The Andhra Pradesh Labour Department has issued a memorandum regarding the renewals of registration under Andhra Pradesh Shops and Establishments Act.🏷️ AP Shops Act
Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Andhra Pradesh Shops & Establishments Act.
|Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)||15 days||After 240 days of continuous service|
|Casual Leave (CL)||12 days||During first 12 months & further continuous service|
|Sick Leave (SL)||12 days||During first 12 months & further continuous service|
|Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward||60 Days|
|Working hours in a day||8|
|Total hours in a week||48|
|Rest Interval||1 hour||Rest after 5 hours of work|
Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India.It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants.It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km (605 mi).Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953.Andhra Pradesh was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in India and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas Andhra Pradesh is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other global known diamonds due to their presence in its Kollur Mine once.