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Labour Law Gazette Notifications

Released Date: 24th May, 2016

Andhra Pradesh

Permissions For All Shops And Establishments In Andhra Pradesh To Keep Open 365 Days For A Period Of Five Years

Retail enterprises can remain open 365 days a year for a period of 5 years, subject to conditions that: 1) Retail enterprise is a shop as per A.P. Shop Act 2) Employees are given compensatory and compulsory weekly holidays 3) Working hours should not be more than eight hours per day and forty eight hours in a week 4) Overtime register is maintained and OT is paid at twice the ordinary rate of wages 5) Employees working on a national, festival or other holiday shall be compensatory holiday and wages at twice of ordinary rate 6) Working hours from 6 AM to 11PM with minimum two shifts, with one hour gap for changeover period 7) Women can work in all shifts, provided that conveyance from office to residence is provided 8) Part-time allowed and rates as proportional to monthly minimum wage rate, retail unit cannot engage more than 25% of employees as part time employees 9) Wages to be only paid in bank account 10) All employees shall be furnished with an appointment letter, with one copy online to Inspector 11) EPF and ESI contribution by employer and employee to be remitted every month 12) Records like wage register and muster roll may be maintained in electronic form and be accessible to Inspector

Effective Date: 28th May, 2016

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