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Labour Law Gazette Notifications

Released Date: 24th Apr, 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Madhya Pradesh

Government of Madhya Pradesh vide notification no.247-2020-A-XVI has exempted all factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948 with effect from 20th April 2020 for three months in the state from Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours) provided as per clause (iii) (iv) of sub-clause (3) (a) of Section 65 under following conditions: (1) No adult workers shall be allowed or required to work in a factory for more than twelve hours in any day and seventy-two hours in a week (2) The period of an adult worker in a factory each day shall be fixed that no person exceed six hours and that no workers shall work for more than six hours and that no workers shall work for more than six hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least thirty minutes (3) Overtime wages shall be paid as per Section 59 of the Factories Act, 1948. Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Madhya Pradesh registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wages

Effective Date: 20th Apr, 2020

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