What are the working hours laid down under Employment and Labour laws in India?

As per the Employment and Labour laws in India, every adult (a person who has completed 18 years of age) cannot work for more than 48 hours in a week and not more than 9 hours in a day. However, the exact number of working hours and overtime payment, depends from a company to company and your employment agreement. The rule is in accordance with the International Convention on Human Rights and humane working conditions.


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