Latest Compliance Updates For Kerala

Kerala CPI Index for Industrial and Agricultural workers - September 2022

22 Nov, 2022

The Kerala Government has released the Consumer Price Index (Cost of Living Index) Numbers, revising the rate of variable dearness allowance for all the industries with effect from 01 September 2022.

🏷️ Kerala Minimum Wages Rules, 1958

Kerala State List of Holidays - 2023

26 Oct, 2022

Kerala Government has published the List of Holidays for the year 2023.

🏷️ Kerala Shops And Commercial Establishments Act

Kerala Minimum Wages Notification - August 2022

20 Oct, 2022

The Government of Kerala, has notified the revised Consumer Price Index (Cost of Living Index) Numbers, updating the rate of variable dearness allowance for all the industries in the State of Kerala, with effect from 01 August 2022.

🏷️ Kerala Minimum Wages Rules, 1958

CPI for Agricultural Labourers, Industrial Workers -June 2022

12 Aug, 2022

The Kerala Government released the minimum wages consumer price index numbers for the month of June 2022.

🏷️ Kerala Minimum Wages Rules, 1958

Kerala Shops and Establishments Labour Welfare Fund Contribution Revision

19 May, 2022

The Government of Kerala under the Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Workers' Welfare Fund Scheme, revises the rate of contribution from the existing rate of Rs.20 as Rs.50.

🏷️ Kerala Shops And Commercial Establishments Act

More Notifications

Kerala declare 31 May 2022 as public holiday

17 May, 2022
Kerala Government declares 31 May 2022 as a public holiday on account of election.
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Kerala Minimum Wages Notification - March 2022

12 May, 2022
Kerala Government has released the Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Industrial Workers for the month of March 2022.

Kerala Minimum Wages Notification - June 2021

11 Aug, 2021
The Labour Department of Kerala has revised the variable dearness allowance for employment under its Shops and Commercial Establishments and employment in Computer Software Sector.

Kerala extends renewal date of Trade License to August for FY 21-22

19 May, 2021
The last date of the renewal of trade license for Commercial and Industrial Establishment for the year 2021-22 has been extended till 31 August 2021 without any late fee charges.
Holiday lists for kerala

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Leave Rules For Kerala

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

ItemQtyRemarks
Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)12 daysAfter 12 months of continuous service
Casual Leave (CL)12 days12 Days (During his first 12 months and further continuous service)
Sick Leave (SL)12 daysDuring first 12 months & further continuous service
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward24 Days
Working hours in a day8
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval1 hourRest after 4 hours of work

About Kerala

Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following the passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions of the erstwhile states of Travancore-Cochin and Madras. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-first largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea[14] to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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