Latest Compliance Updates For Himachal Pradesh

Exemption under Himachal Pradesh Shops Act

28 Dec, 2022

The Government of Himachal Pradesh, considering the heavy rush of tourists on the occasion of new year, with effect from 28 Dec 2022 to 02 Jan 2023, has exempted all shops and establishments from the operation of Section 8 (Intervals for meals or rest), Section 9 (Opening and Closing hours), and Section 10 (Close day) under the Himachal Pradesh Shops and Commercial Establishment Act, 1969.

🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Shops Act

Paid Holiday in Himachal Pradesh for General Election

28 Oct, 2022

The Government of Himachal Pradesh has declared paid holiday on 12 November 2022 for all persons employed in any business, trade, industrial undertaking, or any other Establishments on account of the General Election.

🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Factories Rules

Himachal Pradesh List of Holidays FY 2023

10 Oct, 2022

The Government of Himachal Pradesh has published the list of public holidays for the year 2023.

🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Factories Rules

Grant of paid holiday on 14 Sep 2022 in Himachal Pradesh

29 Aug, 2022

Himachal Pradesh Government has declared 14 September 2022, as a public holiday for voters on account of the general election to Gram Panchayat Sainj, Development Block Theog, District Shimla.

🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Factories Rules

Himachal Pradesh factories can employ women in night shifts

12 Aug, 2022

Himachal Pradesh Government permits employment of women workers in factories situated in the State of Himachal Pradesh during night shifts i.e. from 07.00 P.M. to 06.00 A.M which shall remain valid for three years subject to certain conditions.

🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Factories Rules

More Notifications

Paid Holiday in Himachal Pradesh on 10 August 2022

01 Aug, 2022
The Himachal Pradesh Government has declared on account of Elections, 10 August 2022 as a Public Holiday and a Paid Holiday.
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Paid Holiday to the Workers in Himachal Pradesh for Election

09 Feb, 2022
The Himachal Pradesh Government has notified public holiday to the workers in Factories, Industries and Commercial Establishment situated in Himachal Pradesh on the specified dates for the General Elections in the Legislative Assemblies throughout the State of Goa, Manipur, Uttrakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

Contract Labour Himachal Pradesh Amendment Act, 2020

02 Feb, 2022
As per the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Himachal Pradesh Amendment Act, 2020, the Act will apply to every establishment in which thirty or more workmen are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding twelve months as contract labour.

Himachal Pradesh allows extended working hours in factories for 3 months

06 May, 2021
The factories registered under the Factories Act, are allowed to have extended working hours not more than 12 hours on any day and 72 hours in any week for three months.
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Leave Rules For Himachal Pradesh

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

Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)18 days
Casual Leave (CL)7 days
Sick Leave (SL)7 days
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward30 Days
Working hours in a day9
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval30 minutesRest after 5 hours of work

About Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states and is characterized by an extreme landscape featuring several peaks and extensive river systems. Himachal Pradesh shares borders with the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the north, and the states of Punjab to the west, Haryana to the southwest, and Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The state shares a border to the east with the Tibet Autonomous Region in China.

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