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LABOUR LAW

At ingenious digital systems we strictly follow Labour and Employment Laws

- Working Hours

The working hours of a our Employees are 8 hours in a day.

- Age Limitation

Section 34 of the Factories Act provides that “no adult worker shall be allowed or required) to work in a factory for more than 48 hours in a week; if the factory is seasonal, 50 hours a week and if the work is of continuous nature, he may work for 56 hours in a week. As for the daily hours, these may not be more than 9 hours a day (in case of seasonal; 10 hours).


- Equality and Non-discrimination

Articles 25 and 27 of the Constitution deal with the issues of equality and discrimination and prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, religion, caste, sex, residence or place of birth. The constitution also makes it incumbent upon the state to secure the well-being of the people, irrespective of sex, caste, creed or race and by ensuring equitable adjustment of rights between employers and employees among other things (Article 38).
Recently, the government has enacted a new law to make provisions for protection of women against harassment at the workplace. This Act requires all public and private organizations to adopt an internal Code of Conduct and a complain/appeals mechanism aimed at establishing a safe working environment, free of intimidation and abuse, for all working women. It shall establish an Ombudsman at Federal and provincial levels. The law also calls for imposing of fine (unspecified), a part of which will be payable to the complainant. A person committing harassment can also be dismissed/removed from service.


- Leave and Maternity Benefits

Under the factories act, if a worker has completed 12 months of continuous service in a factory, he shall be allowed a paid annual leave of 14 consecutive days. Every worker is entitled to 10 days casual leave with full pay during a year. Workers are also entitled to 16 days sick leave with half pay (8 days with full pay) in a year. Festival holidays as notified by the provincial government with full pay (usually 10-13) are also allowed. If a worker is required to work on a festival holiday, he will be given one day additional compensatory holiday with full pay and a substitute holiday (300% of usual wages).

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Contact

For questions about our company, products or services offered feel free to contact on below details.

Contact

Call: (021)-345-502-97

Email

info@ingeniousdigital.systems

Address

C-817, Central Commercial Area
PECHS Block 2, Karachi
Pakistan