Rising Mercury Level: Job Time Rescheduled

Published: 01st March 2016 04:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2016 04:14 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In view of the steep increase in day temperature and incidents of workers being hit by sunstroke on the rise, the working time of  those who work in sunlight has been  rescheduled. 

As per the order issued by Labour Commissioner  K Biju, those working in day shift will have rest time from 12 noon to 3 pm up to April 30. But their working hours will be stipulated as eight hours, between 7 am and 7 pm. The working hours in the morning shift and  afternoon shift will end by 12 noon and resume at 3 pm respectively. The commissioner has ordered that the district labour officers should conduct inspections in workplaces under the Kerala Minimum Wages Rules 24(3) of 1958.


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