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.🏷️ Karnataka Shops & Establishments Act
The Government of Karnataka permits 2169 export oriented units and establishments located outside the containment zones to operate with 30% strength from 07 June 2021.🏷️ Karnataka Factories Rules
The 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 & Establishments Act
The Government of Karnataka with The Karnataka Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings, and Employments (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2021 made an extension to the Professional Tax Return Filing.🏷️ Karnataka Tax on Profession
The annual return and payment filing of Karnataka State Professional Tax is further extended to 30 June 2021.🏷️ Karnataka Tax on Profession
Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Karnataka Shops & Establishments Act.
|Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)||18 days|
|Casual Leave (CL)||NA|
|Sick Leave (SL)||12 days||During first 12 months & further continuous service|
|Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward||30 days|
|Working hours in a day||9|
|Total hours in a week||48|
|Rest Interval||1 hour||Rest after 5 hours of work|
Karnataka is a state in the southwestern region of India.
The Arabian Sea surrounds it on the west, Goa on the northwest, Maharashtra on the north, Andhra Pradesh on the east, Tamil Nadu on the southeast, and Kerala southwest.
Bengaluru is the capital of India's southern Karnataka state. It is regarded as the "Silicon Valley of India" because of its role as the nation's leading information technology exporter.
The Economy of Bengaluru contributes to over 87% of the State of Karnataka, accounting for 98% of the State's Software Exports. The establishment and success of high technology firms in Bangalore have led to Information Technology growth in India.