Leave and Working Hours Policy in Jharkhand

Each state 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 Jharkhand State as per “The Bihar Shops And Establishments Act, 1953”.

Note : Previously Jharkhand was part of Bihar State. Jharkhand State was created as a separate state on 15 November 2000. The Government of Jharkhand has adopted the act “The Bihar Shops And Establishment Act, 1953” for the Company/Organization situated under its state. Later, it came to be known as “The Jharkhand Shops and Establishment Rules, 2001”.

If you are an employee working in any private organization in Jharkhand state 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 – Jharkhand
Type Of LeaveLeave EntitlementMax Carry Forward DaysSource
Sick Leave12 days (full-pay every year)Not ApplicableChapter IV of “The Bihar Shops And Establishments Act, 1953”
Casual Leave12 days (half-pay every year)Not Applicable
Earned / Privilege Leave18 days (after 240 days of continuous service)45 Days
Working Hours for Shops & Establishments – JharkhandSource
Normal Working Hours9 hours on any day and 48 hours on any week.Chapter II and V of “The Bihar Shops And Establishments Act, 1953”
Interval For RestAfter 5 hours of work, the interval of rest of at least half an hour.
Maximum Over Time Hours1 hour on any day, 54 hours on any week and 150 hours in a year.
Spread over Hours12 hours on any day
Rate of OT WagesTwice the ordinary rate of wages.

The Bihar Shops And Establishments Act, 1953

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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