Labour law
Limit on the number of hours per week an employer can make an employee work
In India, is there a limit on the number of hours per week an employer can make an employee work? What do the labour laws say?
By  Nehal Luthra  |  08 Aug 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Prateek Kumar
Advocate

You can work only maximum of 8 hours per day with break after 4 hours. Anything over this will be overtime for which compensation must be provided separately. This applies to all kind of work including Manufacturing and Service. This is according to Minimum Wages Act.

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