Leave and Working Hours Policy in Jammu And Kashmir

Each state has its own Leave and Working Hours policy, which applies to employees working there. Here we are providing details of the Leave and Working Hours policy of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory as per “The Jammu And Kashmir Shops And Establishments Act, 1966”.

If you are an employee working in any private organization in Jammu And Kashmir union territory then you should know about it.

For your convenience, details of the Leave and Working Hours Policy in Jammu And Kashmir are being elaborated with the help of the table.

Leave for Shops & Establishments – Jammu And Kashmir
Type Of LeaveLeave EntitlementMax Carry Forward DaysSource
Sick LeaveNo provision for sick leaveNot ApplicableChapter VII of “The Jammu And Kashmir Shops And Establishments Act, 1966”
Casual Leave14 DaysNot Applicable
Earned / Privileged Leave30 Days (After every 12 months of continuous employment)Not exceeding 3 months or 90 days
Working Hours for Shops & Establishments – Jammu And KashmirSource
Normal Working Hours9 hours on any day and 48 hours in a week.Chapters II, IV, V and XI of “The Jammu And Kashmir Shops And Establishments Act, 1966”
Interval For RestAfter 5 hours of work, an interval for the rest of at least half an hour.
Maximum Over Time Hours3 hours in any week.
Spread Over Hours12 hours in a day.
Rate of OT WagesTwice the ordinary rate of wages.

The Jammu And Kashmir Shops And Establishments Act, 1966

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 Interval for Rest?

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

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.

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