Employment Of Women In Factories In Night Shifts In Karnataka
As per recent notification No. D 61 KaBaSe 2015 dated 20th Nov 2019, the Karnataka Government has cited Madras High Court Decision in view of which the government will allow to employ women workers in the factories during night shifts i.e. from 7 pm to 6 am. Chief Inspector may by an order withdraw the permission issued by notification to any factory on violation of any of such condition mentioned in the notification.
“The employers shall see that the women workers are employed in a batch of not less than ten and the total of the women workers employed in a night shift shall not be less than 2/3rd of the total strength," according to the notification. It also directs for sufficient women security staff, rest rooms and transport facilities.