|Working hours fixed for GMC area establishments|
GUWAHATI, Dec 5 - For the establishments located within the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) area, the State government has fixed the opening hour at 8 am and closing hour at 12 am (midnight).
An official press release said here today that the government has also notified that no adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in an establishment for more than 48 hours a week and 9 hours a day and no worker shall be asked to work continuously for more than 4 hours at a stretch unless he has been given a break of not less than one hour.
Further, the total number of hours of work of an employee in an establishment shall be so fixed, that inclusive of his interval of rest, it shall not spread over more than 10 and a half hours in any day. Any working hour beyond 8 hours in a day and 48 hours in a week shall be treated as overtime and the total number of overtime hours shall not exceed 78 hours in a period of three months. The notification comes into force with immediate effect, said the release.