Shops and Establishments: India
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Maharashtra: 24X7, in three shifts
Shops and establishments in Maharashtra can remain open round the clock, with the state government amending the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Service Condition) Act, 2017, and issuing a notification in this regard.
The notification also covers hotels, restaurants and malls, but excludes bars, pubs, wine shops and discotheques.
“Now, all shops can remain open in three shifts 24X7. The move will generate more employment as establishments would need workers in three shifts,” said Maharashtra labour minister Sambhaji Nilangekar-Patil. All employees must mandatorily be given aday off in a week.
2019: TN follows suit
Now, shops in TN can remain open 24x7
The Tamil Nadu government issued an order permitting all shops and establishments across the state to remain open 24x7 — initially for a period of three years — with certain conditions.
As per the notification, an employer shall not require or allow any employee to work for more than eight hours on any day and 48 hours in any week. Period of work including overtime shall not exceed ten and a half hours in any day. It said woman employee shall not be required to work beyond 8pm on any day. Every employee shall be given one holiday in a week on a rotation basis. TNN