Maharashtra Government Declares Holiday On 21st October 2019 On The Occasion Of State Election

Dear All,
Greetings Classic Labour!!!

Government of Maharashtra vide notification (dated 25th September 2019) has declared election-holiday on 21st of October 2019 for all establishments located in Maharashtra . In this regard, employers of establishments are instructed to provide paid holiday or avail concession of 2 to 3 hrs to all employees for voting in such establishment.

The said notification is applicable to all establishment under Industries, Energy and Labour Department, including hotels, restaurants, factories, shop, shopping centers, cinema theaters, retailers, information technology companies, private companies (Please refer to the notification for detailed information).

The notification further instructed employer to seek permission from concerned district authority in case of any emergency for not declaring holiday in the event of election and thereafter, employer in such emergency situation shall provide only two to three hours of paid-leave to all employees for exercising their right to vote.

Hope the above information will be useful to you for planning your schedule accordingly.

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