Leave and Working Hours Policy in Maharashtra

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 Maharashtra State as per “The Maharashtra Shops And Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017”.

If you are an employee working in any private organization in Maharashtra 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 – Maharashtra
Type Of LeaveLeave EntitlementMax Carry Forward DaysSource
Sick LeaveNo provision for sick leaveNot ApplicableChapter IV of “The Maharashtra Shops And Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 “
Casual Leave08 DaysNot Applicable
Earned / Privilege Leave

05 Days (for every 60 days worked)

18 Days (for every 240 days worked)

45 Days
Working Hours for Shops & Establishments – MaharashtraSource
Normal Working Hours9 hours on any day and 48 hours on any week.Chapter III of “The Maharashtra Shops & Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017”
Interval For RestAfter 5 hours of work, interval for the rest of at least 1 hour.
Maximum Over Time Hours125 hours in a period of 3 months.
Spread over Hours10.5 hours on any day.
Rate of OT WagesTwice the ordinary rate of wages.

The Maharashtra Shops And Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017

FAQ

Q : What is Sick Leave?

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

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 Earned / Privilege Leave?

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

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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