Latest Compliance Updates For Gujarat

Holiday in Gujarat for Municipal Corporations By-Election

20 Jul, 2023

The State Election Commission of Gujarat has issued a circular with respect to holiday in all shops and establishments on 06 August 2023 on account of by-elections of the Municipal Corporations.

🏷️ Gujarat Shops Act

Gujarat revised minimum wages - April 2023

27 Mar, 2023

The Gujarat Government has published its revised rate of minimum wages effective from 01 April 2023.

🏷️ Gujarat Minimum Wages Rules, 1961

Paid Holiday on account of General Election in Gujarat

15 Nov, 2022

The Government of Gujarat has declared paid holiday for the eligible employees of shops and establishments on account of General Election of the Legislative Assembly in Gujarat on 01 December 2022 and 05 December 2022.

🏷️ Gujarat Shops Act

Gujarat State List of Holidays - 2023

05 Nov, 2022

The Government of Gujarat has released General List of public holidays for the year 2023.

🏷️ Gujarat Shops Act

Draft for revised minimum rate of wages in Gujarat

16 May, 2022

The Gujarat Labour Department has released a notification for proposed revised rate of minimum wages.

🏷️ Gujarat Minimum Wages Rules, 1961

More Notifications

Gujarat Minimum Wages Notification - 2022

02 May, 2022
The Gujarat labour department has released the notification to revise the minimum rate of wages with respect to the employees employed under Ship Breaking Activities for the Skilled, Semi Skilled and Un Skilled employees.
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Schedule for Profession Tax to certain class of persons

08 Apr, 2022
The Finance Department of Gujarat has issued a notification to insert and revise the Schedule for Levy and Charge of Profession, Trade, Calling or Employment Tax effective from 01 April 2022, in respect to the classes of Person. This supersede the previous Schedule (Notification No. (GHN-11)-PFT-2008-S.3(2)(4)-TH dated April 1, 2008).

Gujarat Minimum Wages Dearness Allowance - 01 April 2022

01 Mar, 2022
The Gujarat Government has released the minimum wages dearness allowance notification that takes effect from 01 April 2022.

Granting of New Licenses for Factories and State Manufactures in Gujarat

09 Feb, 2022
The Gujarat Department of Labour Skill Development and Employment has issued a notification regarding the application for renewal of new licences to the state manufacturers registered under the Factories Act along with the application for NOC under Gujarat Fire Prevention and Safety Measures Act, 2013.

Draft Revision of Minimum Wages Rates Payable to Employees

05 Feb, 2022
The Gujarat Labour and Employment Department has proposed a draft notification for the revision of the minimum rates of wages payable to the employees as per the nature of piece work set out in respect of the class of employees.

Labour Welfare Fund (Gujarat) (Amendment) Rules,2021

11 Aug, 2021
The Labour Department of Gujarat has notified the amendments in the Labour Welfare Fund (Gujarat) Rules, 1962. The Amendment removes the provisions of Section 3-AA (1)(a) and Form 'A' in the Appendix from the Rules.
Holiday lists for gujarat

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Leave Rules For Gujarat

Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Gujarat Shops & Establishments Act.

Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)21 daysfor every 240 days worked
5 daysfor every 60 days worked
Casual Leave (CL)7 days
Sick Leave (SL)7 days
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward63 Days
Working hours in a day9
Total hours in a week48
Rest IntervalCommercial Establishments: 30 minutes // Others: 1 hourCommercial Establishments: Rest after 5 hours of work at least 30 minutes // Mfg. process or in any other case at least 1 hour

About Gujarat

Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India with a population of 60.4 million. It is the fifth-largest Indian state by area and the ninth-largest state by population. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. The Gujarati people of India are indigenous to the state, and their language Gujarati, is the state's official language.

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