Update on relaxations for increase in working hours for factories

Aliff FazelbhoySenior Partner, ALMT Legal, Advocates & Solicitors


In a bid to boost the Indian economy, multiple states had permitted factories to extend the working hours of their workforce for a fixed period of time. Instead of the usual 48 hours a week, workers in factories were permitted to work between 60 and 72 hours in a week and would be entitled to pay for the additional time period of work. We had previously circulated a newsflash on this topic on 17 June 2020 which can be found here.

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Ahetesham Ahmed A. ThaverSenior Associate, ALMT Legal, Advocates & Solicitors