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Sandeep Kumar   24 May 2024

Working hours and overtime regulations factories act




Weekly Hours               

Maximum of 48 working hours per week.                                      

Daily Hours                

Maximum of 9 working hours per day.                                        

Rest Intervals             

At least half an hour rest after 5 hours of continuous work.               

Spread Over                

Working hours including rest intervals not to exceed 10.5 hours a day.     

Night Shifts               

Special provisions and restrictions for night shifts, especially for women.


Compensation for overtime at twice the ordinary wage rate.                 


Click here to know more about labour laws


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T. Kalaiselvan, Advocate (Advocate)     24 May 2024

What is the purpose of posting this information here 

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