Change in the Applicability Threshold under the Contract Labour Act, 1970

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The Labour and Employment Department, Government of Gujarat has, by way of its Notification dated May 13, 2020, increased the applicability threshold of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (‘CLRA’) in the State of Gujarat to establishments and contractors engaging/employing 20 or more workmen, as against the earlier threshold of 10 workers.

The Labour Department, Government of Tripura, has by way of its Notification dated July 3, 2020, increased the applicability threshold of the CLRA in the State of Tripura to 50 workers, as against the earlier threshold of 20 workers. This will remain in force for a period of 1000 days subject to further order in this regard.

Published In:Inter Alia - Quarterly Edition - June 2020 [ English
Date: June 30, 2020