Leave and Working Hours Policy in Delhi

Each union territory has its own Leave and Working Hours policy and this applies to employees working there. Here we are providing you the details of the Leave and Working Hours policy of Delhi Union Territory as per “The Delhi Shops And Establishments Act, 1954”.

If you are an employee working in any private organization in Delhi Union Territory then you should know about it.

For your convenience, details of the Leave and Working Hours policy are being elaborated with the help of the table.

Leave for Shops & Establishments –  Delhi
Type Of LeaveLeave EntitlementMax Carry Forward DaysSource
Sick Leave12 Days (sick leave or casual leave both combined)
1 Day (after 1 month of continuous employment)
Not ApplicableSection 22 of “The Delhi Shops And Establishments Act, 1954”
Casual Leave12 Days (sick leave or casual leave both combined)
1 Day (after 1 month of continuous employment)
Not Applicable
Earned / Privilege Leave15 Days (after 12 months of continuous service)
5 Days (after 4 months of continuous service)
45 Days
Working Hours for Shops & Establishments – DelhiSource
Normal Working Hours9 hours on any day and 48 hours in any week.Section 8, 10, and 11 of “The Delhi Shops And Establishments Act, 1954”
Interval For RestAfter 5 hours of work, the interval for the rest of at least half an hour.
Maximum Over Time Hours6 hours in any week and 150 hours in a year.
Spread over Hours

10.5 hours in any commercial establishment.

12 hours in any shop.

Rate of OT WagesTwice the rate of his normal remuneration calculated by the hour.

The Delhi Shops And Establishments Act,1954

FAQ

Q : What is Earned / Privilege Leave?

Ans : Earned / Privilege Leave refers to the leave awarded to the employee with wages.

Q : What is Casual Leave?

Ans : Casual Leave refers to the leave granted to an employee on account of any personal exigency.

Q : What is Sick Leave?

Ans : Sick Leave refers to the leave granted to an employee on account of any illness.                    

Q: What is Overtime Work?

Ans : Overtime Work refers to any extra hours of work done by the employee apart from their normally scheduled working hours.

Q : What is Spread Over Hours?

Ans : Spread Over Hours refers to the time an employee starts and ends work on any day, which includes rest and overtime.

Q : What is Interval for Rest?

Ans : Interval for Rest refers to a break taken during working hours.

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