Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India]: In order to supply a secure atmosphere for women at the office, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday, in an order, mentioned that no female employee can be bound to do the night shift in manufacturing facilities across the state.
” No woman worker will be bound to function without her written consent before 6 am and also after 7 pm. The authorities will certainly additionally need to offer free transportation, food, and also enough supervision if functioning during the aforementioned hrs”, said the federal government round. As per the order, prior to 6 am and after 7 pm if the lady worker refuses to work, she would not be terminated from employment.
The UP labour division released the state order to inform the decision late Friday night. It makes it clear that females employees will certainly not be obliged to stay back for work beyond 7 pm as well as would not be called to work before 6 am without their written consent.
The government has notified the exemptions to women’s workforce across all the mills and manufacturing facilities in the state.
” The obligation of giving a safe and secure working ambience to the females employees will certainly lie with the employer to prevent an event of sexual harassment in the office. Moreover, the GO makes it required for the company to instill a robust grievance mechanism in the factory in compliance with the provisions of the Unwanted sexual advances of Ladies at Work Environment (Avoidance, Prohibition and also Redressal) Act, 2013 or in any other relevant enactments”, the order additionally specified.