Monday, 27 January 2020

The Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Government of Karnataka vide notification No: LD 268LET 2016 (P-l) has amended Schedule 1 of the Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules, 1961.

 As per the amendment, every Industrial Establishment operating or carrying on business in Karnataka shall give priority appointment to Kannadigas who are Indian citizens and are residing in Karnataka for not less than fifteen years (15) and are able to read, write and speak Kannada language subject to suitability, qualification, experience and other requirements in case of workmen.

 The amendment has further mandated that every industrial establishment shall provide not less than five percent of employment to persons with bench mark disabilities as defined in clause (r) of section 2 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 in case of workmen in order to get incentive from the Government. 

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