Jan 09,2020 | 15 min read

Women Permitted To Work At Night In Factories (Karnataka)

Author - Archana Balasubramanian

Women are raising from their traditional domestic duties and becoming the backbone of the economy. They have upgraded themselves from traditional homemaker to social and business solutions. Gender parity in the workforce has been a longstanding demand and the Government of India has finally approved an amendment in the Factories Act, 1948. The amendment allows women employees to work in nightshifts and the employer has to ensure safety and has to take adequate measures to ensure health, transportation, etc. Section 66 of the Factories Act, 1948 prohibits women employees from working at night. They could only work between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.  « Continue Reading »

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Archana Balasubramaniyam

Agama Law Associates (ALA) is a boutique law firm providing customized legal solutions to various corporates. ALA has serviced companies across various sectors, in different geographies and at various ages whether the company is a start-up or a listed enterprise. Corporate and commercial documentation, compliance advisory, interpretation of contracts and labour advisory are ALA’s core practice areas. ALA also assists firms in dispute management, dispute avoidance and other forms of litigation.