Chennai: The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued permission to open all shops in Tamil Nadu 24 hours a day.
Shops with more than 10 employees in Tamil Nadu allowed to operate 24 hours a day: Government of Tamil Nadu Government Release.
Businesses and shops with 10 or more employees in Tamil Nadu have been given permission to operate 24 hours a day. The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued a new order with restrictions on shops.
The government has explained that the order will be in force for 3 years. The project, which was implemented in 2019, is coming back into effect after being halted due to Corona.
Shops and businesses in Tamil Nadu can operate 24 hours a day: What are the conditions of the government?
What are the conditions?
- Shops operating 24 hours a day should give each employee one day off per week on a rotating basis.
- Information about employees should be kept out of sight.
- Do not employ anyone for more than 48 hours a day, eight hours or a week.
- If you work overtime, you will have to pay extra.
- Women should not work after 8:00 pm.
- If women are required to work, they must be involved in the work after obtaining written consent.
- Provide adequate protection for working women and facilitate transportation.
- Provide workers with basic necessities, including toilets and restrooms.
- The committee must be present to investigate sexual harassment in the workplace.
The Tamil Nadu government has said that stern action will be taken against the companies involved if they violate the rules.