Working Hours - Workshops
Sources: 1. Chapter 3 of Rolling Stock Code (Paras 301 to 304)
2. The Factories Act, 1948 ( Sections 51 to 56 of Chapter 6)
Weekly - Should not exceed 48 hours
Normally 8 ½ hours per day on week days (5 days) and 5 ½ hours on Saturday and Sunday being the Rest.
Normal Working Hours - Per Week
Any departure from an 8 hour per day (6 days - 48 hours) involving payment of wages - Requires the specific sanction of the Railway Board.
Weekly holiday - Sunday.
If Sunday is a working day, workers should have a holiday for a whole day on one of the 3 days immediately before or after the Sunday.
Exemption from the Above Conditions:
On some occasions, certain staff can be exempted.
In the opinion of “The Occupier of the Factory” (The GM can appoint CWM or any other Officer as “The Occupier of the Factory” in order to fulfill the relevant provisions of “The Factories Act, 1948”
Sanction of the concerned State Government should be obtained through the GM.
Section 64 of the Factories Act, 1948
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