Karnataka

Karnataka

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Announcements by the Government of Karnataka

Karnataka

Updated: 09th October, 2020

Vidhana Sabha Election

The Government of Karnataka vide circular dated 09.10.2020 has declared 03.11.2020 as paid holiday on behalf of Vidhana Sabha Election to be held in Sira and Raja Rajeswari Nagar constituency . The circular has directed all factories, shops and establishment, to declare paid holiday on the day of polling to enable the eligible employees to exercise their voting right. All Factories or Establishments irrespective of the location where it is situated has to provide a paid holiday to all employees who have voting rights in the said constituency. Due to if an eligible employee has to work on such day he has to be given sufficient break to cast his vote.

Karnataka

Updated: 12th October, 2020

Ease of Doing Business

To Implement the recommendation of ease of doing business initiatives of the Government of India, the renewal procedures for
procuring Certificates/registrations/Licenses for establishments is hereby simplified. An auto renewal system will generate the said Certificates/registrations/Licenses through the E-Governance Portal of the Labour Department of Karnataka. The same shall be made
available upon the payment of the prescribed Statutory Fees. Auto Generation of Licenses and Permits have been mandated under the following:
1. Registrations under the Karnataka Shops and Establishment Act, 1961
2. Licenses under the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979
3. License under the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
4. License under the Factories Act, 1948 Under this provision, the applicant/ business need not file any separate application.
The applicant can download the digitally signed approval certificate through department's portal.

Karnataka

Updated: 29th September, 2020

Stay order issued on deferred payment of wages

The Karnataka High court, vide order dated 11th September 2020, has issued a stay order on the notification #LD 72 LWA 2020, about minimum wages dated 20th July, 2020, which had said that employers can defer the payment of increased DA till March, 2021. As per the stay order,
establishments now have to pay the revised minimum and cannot defer the payment of minimum wages till further order from the Court.